A joint plan of action adopted by both the Seacare Authority and AMSA to promote best practice OHS in the maritime industry and to ensure compliance with the legislative duties and obligations prescribed by the Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993 (the OHS(MI) Act) and accompanying legislative instruments.
Provides an outline of occupational health and safety for seafarers under the Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993 (OHS(MI) Act).
Current version: April 2006.
Current version: August 2011
Information package for applicants for the accreditation of occupational health and safety representatives (HSR) training courses
Current version: November 2010
The Seacare Authority's HSR Handbook, a guide for health and safety representatives (HSR)s in the Australian Maritime Industry provides information and guidance to HSRs aimed at assisting them understand their role and responsibilities. The publication is appropriate for use by HSRs, key operator / employer OHS / HR personnel and union representatives. The HSR Handbook (Short version) would be appropriate for general distribution (such as to onboard employees).
Current version: September 2008
Provides guidance to employers and seafarers etc to assist them to carry out their roles and meet their obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993.
Current version: April 2000
Provides guidance to operators, managers / superintendents of offshore installations, masters and owners of offshore support vessels, so as to avoid or reduce to a minimum the hazards which affect offshore vessels in their daily interface with both offshore and onshore installations.
Provides practical guidance on health and safety in shipboard work with a view to:
Also provides guidance in the implementation of the provisions of the Prevention of Occupational Accidents to Employees Convention, 1970 (No 134), and Recommendation, 1970 (No 142), as well as other relevant ILO Conventions and Recommendations.
This Code of Practice provides practical guidance relating to the identification, assessment and control of risks arising from manual handling activity in a maritime environment.
Current version: September 2006