In this issue of Maritime Safety +, we look at shipyard safety, as well as fatigue issues and a smattering of accident reports concerning falls from a height. As always, we are looking for immediately actionable items that can improve safety on YOUR vessel. Whether you are the DPA, vessel safety officer or any other… Read More Maritime Safety + 03-2016 : Shipyard Safety
For years, I have been preaching that 90% of our communication (actually 93% as noted in the video below) is non-verbal. Coming from a family where non-verbal plays no small role in our communications, this is evident on a daily basis. A medical doctor commented years ago that my wife and daughter could have an… Read More Non-Verbal Communication : Is It a Myth?
Putting together a safety meeting? Trying to come up with a new twist to catch the attention of your crew? Consider this out-of-the-box solution that recently came across our desks…. Well known in European HSE circles, Napo’s shenanigans and movies are not as common elsewhere. See the Napo trailer below and check out their website.… Read More DPA Moment : Do Your Crews Know Napo?
An alert anchor watch is critical in areas where boardings by pirates, terrorists or the common thief might be expected. Where are these places? Unfortunately, this is almost anywhere in the world these days. Some areas we might want to pay more attention to include those areas highlighted in security alerts, where economic conditions make… Read More Security Moment : Anchor Watch