What is EmS guide and how to use it ?

The EmS Guide contains guidance on Emergency Response Procedures for ships  carrying Dangerous Goods including the Emergency Schedules (EmS) to be followed  in case of incidents involving dangerous substances, materials or articles, or harmful  substances (marine pollutants), regulated under the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code).

General guidelines in case of fire :

  • Consider which measures of the EmS FIRE SCHEDULE are applicable and shall be followed.
  • Check if other dangerous goods may potentially be involved in the fire and identify the relevant EmS FIRE SCHEDULE.
  • Wear suitable protective clothing and self-contained breathing apparatus.
  • Be prepared to use the Medical First Aid Guide (MFAG).
  • Contact the designated person of the company responsible for the operation of the ship or a rescue co-ordination centre to obtain expert advice on dangerous goods emergency response measures.

General guidelines in case of spillage  :

  • Identify cargo.
  • Obtain UN Numbers and the EmS SPILLAGE SCHEDULE of dangerous goods involved.
  • Consider which measures of the EmS SPILLAGE SCHEDULE are applicable and shall be followed.
  • Be prepared to use the Medical First Aid Guide (MFAG).
  • Contact the designated person of the company responsible for the operation of the ship to obtain expert advice on dangerous goods emergency response measures.

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