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OSHA Examining Fatal Shipyard Accidents Videos
OSHA has many resources that address hazards within the maritime industry, including this series of 16 videos that examines shipyard fatalities and shows how similar incidents can be prevented.
OSHA Fact Sheet: Evaluating Shipyard Competent Person Programs
This document is intended for use by employers in the shipyard industry to evaluate the adequacy of their shipyard competent person programs. The information in this document may also be useful to other members of the shipyard community, such as subcontractors and inspectors, for evaluating a shipyard’s program.
Shipyard Employment eTool
This eTool describes common hazards and possible solutions for tasks performed during the ship repair process. The eTool also provides information on barge cleaning.
Traffic Safety in Marine Terminals
This OSHA guidance document is designed to help improve traffic safety in marine terminals.
Shipyard Industry Standards
OSHA has made three additions to its Shipyard Industry Standards, a revised guidance document that provides an overview of all safety and health standards associated with the shipyard industry
OSHA Deck Barge Safety Guidanc
The Deck Barge Safety Guidance Document was developed to educate employers and employees on preventing injuries and illnesses from hazards associated with deck barges.