By Dr Grahaeme Henderson OBE Why is safety the single most important subject for every shipping company? Why should safety be the top agenda item for every company’s CEO and Leadership Team? Among the ever-increasing list of items on the…
The ‘Together in Safety’ coalition’s core objective is to protect seafarers’ lives, while delivering improved business efficiency and commercial effectiveness, and is fundamental to safeguarding shipping’s future success Safety is the single most important subject for any shipping company. Getting…
These are not accidents, but repeatable incidents that could and should have been prevented. The safety performance in our industry has plateaued in recent years and at an unacceptable level. Seafarers are being killed and seriously injured, there is asset…
Human performance & wellbeing
Research shows that safe and well-motivated teams are happier and more productive – and we all have a role to play in making sure incidents are reduced and everyone feels that they are being looked after at work.
The Maritime wellbeing website below has a wealth of information on how leaders and individual team members can take steps to improve physical and mental wellbeing.
The more our industry collaborates, the greater our chances of achieving our vision of an incident free industry. Incident and near miss data is critical to our ability to learn, and sharing data across our industry is how we will truly make a difference.
We have worked together with HiLo Risk Management to support development of a free to use, anonymous data platform.
Golden safety rules
The 9 Golden Safety Rules focus on the work areas known to have a significant impact on safety in the maritime industry – from fall prevention and spotting hazards to hotwork and navigation.
Taking each area in turn, the rules highlight the key issues involved and give operators a series of Dos and Don’ts that can be shared with employees to promote safer working practices.