Anti-slip areas

30th September 2015

Anti-slip areas

Initial Report

Report Text:

During the Master’s inspection it was observed that the first and last step of the ladder did not have any anti-slip material and some anti-slip areas on board were not marked and identified with a contrasting colour.

Causal factors: Poor housekeeping, inadequate planned inspections and maintenance.

Preventative action: Master carried out an additional inspection with the bosun and chief officer. All anti-slip areas were identified and how they should be marked and painted was explained.

CHIRP Comment

The listed preventative action is good practice. All steps should have a non-slip material top covering with top and bottom steps highlighted in yellow/white.

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