Conduct on board safety inspections

Description

Conduct on board safety inspections; identify and remove potential threats to the physical integrity of the ship crew.

Alternative labels

carry out on board safety inspections
perform on board safety inspections
identify hazards on board ships
look for potential maritime hazards
undertake on board safety inspections
implement on board safety inspections
execute on board safety inspections
identify hazards on board vessels
identify and remove hazards on board vessels
identify and remove hazards on board ships

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

cross-sector

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Conduct on board safety inspections is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Vessel operations coordinator: Vessel operations coordinators manage chartered vessels’ transit and performance optimizing the schedulers but also assessing the capabilities and the risks for vessels according to the different types of cargo such as crude oil or other chemical cargos. They make sure all necesary certifications are according to the regulations and all employees have up-to-date passports and licenses. Vessel operations coordinators schedule and maintain records of vessels’ maintenance. At the operational level they have contact with the customers, following up customer complains, identifying new opportunities and providing customers with solutions.
Aquaculture cage mooring worker: Aquaculture cage mooring workers operate highly-specialised equipment in order to moor cages in stable stations, drifting cages or even self-propelled and semi-submerged cages. 

Optional skill

Conduct on board safety inspections is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Maritime instructor: Maritime instructors teach all those occupationally piloting a boat or a ship, such as skippers and ship captains, how to operate their inland water boats or maritime ships according to regulations. They teach their students theory and techniques on how to optimally pilot, steer and navigate, and maintain their specific boat or ship, observe and evaluate the students’ practice. They also focus on non-steering related subjects such as customer service (in case of person transportation) and safety measure regulations.
Fisheries deckhand: Fisheries deckhands work on fishing vessels where they carry out fishing related activities. They undertake a wide range of fishing and maritime work on land and at sea, such as handling of fishing gears and catches, communications, supply, seamanship, hospitality and stores.
Deep-sea fishery worker: Deep-sea fishery workers operate on board fishing vessels to catch deep-sea fish for sale or delivery. They use equipment such as rods and nets to catch deep-sea fish according to legislation. Deep-sea fishery workers also transport, handle and preserve fish by salting, icing or freezing them.
Sailor: Sailors assist the ship captain and any crew higher in hierarchy to operate ships. They dust and wax furniture and polish wood trim, sweep floors and decks, and polish brass and other metal parts. They inspect, repair, and maintain sails and rigging, and paint or varnish surfaces. They make emergency repairs to the auxiliary engine. Sailors may stow supplies and equipment and record data in log, such as weather conditions and distance travelled. 

 


 

References

  1. Conduct on board safety inspections – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022