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General Requirements Shipbuilding Ship Repair Shipbreaking Barge Cleaning

Shipbreaking » Access and Guarding of Work Surfaces


Figure 1: Gangway for access and temporary guardrails on deck
Figure 1: Gangway for access and temporary
guardrails on deck.

Improper access to vessels, spaces, dry docks, and marine railways increases the risk of fall, struck-by, and crushing hazards.

Note: Confined space entry is one of the leading hazards associated with barge cleaning. Review the Shipbreaking: Confined/Enclosed Spaces and Other Dangerous Atmospheres chapter for information on how to protect workers from this hazard.



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