Inspections to be carried out by a safety officer

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