Working at height is one of the biggest causes of work-related fatalities and major injuries.
Typical falls from height hazards in docks include:
- Access to and from vessels by accommodation ladders, quayside ladders and Gangways
- Container working – lashing and unlashing
- Access to and from places of work onboard vessels
- Maintenance and unplanned work
- Working adjacent to open edges of docks, wharves etc.
- Falls from plant and machinery
- Working from scaffolding or temporary staging platforms
- Mobile elevated platforms
- Paining / working overboard
As part of Fire Aid’s dry dock services we can provide experts in Working at Height for your vessel during the refurbishment.
Our team can assist in all elements of working at height procedures, including the following services;
- Permit issue
- Personnel competence checks
- Equipment checks
- Risk assessments
- Activity monitoring
Our experts will be available to control and monitor the working at height, to give you confidence and assurance for a safe, risk controlled environment for all employees, contractors and ship yard workers.
Contact us today to discuss your requirements and put working at height concerns firmly on the ground.