Maritime

General Information

Date Added Resource Source
Jul 2009

Shipyard Industry Standards (May 2009 revised) (PDF)

http://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA_shipyard_industry.pdf

OSHA has made three additions to its Shipyard Industry Standards, a revised guidance document that provides an overview of all safety and health standards associated with the shipyard industry. The now-included standards are: Fire Protection in Shipyard Employment, Hexavalent Chromium, and Employer Payment for Personal Protective Equipment.

(OSHA)
May 2009

OSHA Deck Barge Safety Guidance (PDF)

http://www.osha.gov/Publications/3358deck-barge-safety.pdf

The Deck Barge Safety Guidance Document was developed to educate employers and employees on preventing injuries and illnesses from hazards associated with deck barges. Other topics mentioned in the document are machinery and equipment, confined or enclosed spaces, and training.

(OSHA)
Aug 2007

Traffic Safety in Marine Terminals

http://www.osha.gov/Publications/3337-07-2007-English-07192007.html

This OSHA guidance document is designed to help improve traffic safety in marine terminals. Traffic accidents are a serious problem at marine terminals, where heavy equipment is used to load and unload ships and move freight from place to place in the terminal. The work is fast-paced, is conducted at any time of the day or year, and is often performed in bad weather. Anyone walking in a marine terminal is also endangered by vehicular traffic.

(OSHA)
Aug 2006

Shipyard Employment eTool

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/shipyard/index.html

This eTool describes common hazards and possible solutions for tasks performed during the ship repair process. The eTool also provides information on barge cleaning.

(OSHA)
Aug 2006

OSHA Assistance for the Maritime Industry

http://www.osha.gov/dts/maritime/index.html

These pages are part of OSHA's commitment to provide employers and maritime workers with information and assistance to help in complying with OSHA standards and in ensuring a safe workplace.

(OSHA)