Task Risk Assessment While Conducting Deck Works

Dorota Jarzabek, Kinga Drwiega, Milosz Tarkowski
European Research Studies Journal, Volume XXV, Issue 3, 235-243, 2022
DOI: 10.35808/ersj/3006


Purpose: This article provides an analysis of the risk assessment for a seafarer performing deck work. For this purpose, the hazards that negatively affect the increase in potential risk on the job and actions that can reduce them are presented. Design/Methodology/Approach: The study was prepared on the basis of own experience and skills in preparing risk assessments and information contained in the studies standardizing the principles of work at sea and risk assessment methods. Findings: For many years, OSH has been convinced that there are four fundamental pillars, to achive proper preparation and protection of the employee in the area of occupational health and safety. The first pillar is to develop appropriate habits in employees. The second is to control the working area, third pillar is proper maintenance of all kinds of documentation. The last pillar is Task risk assesment, whitch found to be the essential. Properly performed hepls to eliminate hazards that arise, and minimize those that remain unsolved. Practical Implications: Proper organization of the workplace, adequate training, providing personal protective equipment, following norms for hours of work are very important aspects. Originality/Value: Ensuring the safety of the employee while performing his duties is an essencial role of the employer.

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