Shipbuilding and Ship Repair


Shipbuilding and ship repair includes the manufacture, repair, and maintenance of ships. Several types of hazards are common in this industry, including chemical (asbestos, welding fumes, solvents, paints, fuels), physical (noise, heat stress), and safety (fires, confined spaces, falls, heavy equipment).


Shipbuilding and ship repair hazards are addressed in specific OSHA standards for maritime and construction.

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Fire Protection

Provides standard information on fire protection.

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Hazards and Solutions

Provides references that aid in recognizing and controlling hazards in shipbuilding and ship repair.

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Additional Resources

Provides links and references to additional resources related to shipbuilding and ship repair

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