Checks to be made by safety officer:
- Means of access- inspected, in safe condition, unobstructed.
- Fixtures- due to which seaman may trip or cause particular overhead hazard. These should be painted and distinctly marked.
- Guard rails- in place, secured and in good condition.
- Proper illumination.
- Ventilation adequate.
- Machinery adequately guarded.
- Permits to work issued as required.
- Level of supervision adequate particularly for inexperienced crew.