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    Chemical Tankers: A Pocket Safety Guide, 3rd Edition, 2022

    £40.00
    This book explores best practices on tankers carrying chemical and similar hazardous products, and provides a good introduction to safe tanker practice, terminology and standards. This guide is aimed as basic safety information for seafarers of all ranks and positions.
    ISBN: 9781914992636
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    Published: August 2022

    Author: Chemical Distribution Institute

    This book should be used in addition to the International Safety Management (ISM) Code, which sets standards for your company’s safety management system (SMS) and operating manuals. These standards will provide the details and procedures to allow you to work safely at sea, so you must follow them carefully.

    This title provides the necessary information to enable you to carry out basic tasks safely and will tell you about the hazards on board, what you should do if a problem arises, and will explain how to mitigate the risks through best practice.

     

    Table of Contents

     

    Introduction

    Safety – the Main Message

    About this Book

    Chapter 1 – The Ships

    1.1 General Information

    1.2 Cargo Categories

    1.3 Ship Types

    1.4 Cargo Tank Types

    Chapter 2 – Safety Systems

    2.1 Risk Assessments

    2.2 Permit to Work (PTW) Systems

    2.3 Toolbox Talk

    Chapter 3 – Personal Safety

    3.1 Induction and Familiarisation

    3.2 The Safety Officer

    3.3 Slips, Trips and Falls

    3.4 The Effects of Slips, Trips and Falls

    3.5 Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

    3.6 Life on Board

    Chapter 4 – Manual Handling

    4.1 Manual Handling

    4.1.1 Manual Handling – Assessment

    4.1.2 Manual Handling – Best Practice

    Chapter 5 – Personal Protective Equipment

    5.1 Head Protection

    5.2 Eye and Face Protection

    5.3 Respiratory Protective Equipment

    5.4 Ear Protection

    5.5 Body Protection

    5.6 Hand and Finger Protection

    5.7 Foot Protection

    5.8 Fall Protection

    5.9 Buoyancy Aids

    Chapter 6 – Equipment Hazards

    6.1 Fixed Equipment

    6.2 Portable Tools and Equipment

    6.3 Hot Work

    6.4 Laundry Equipment

    6.5 Use of Paints and Working Chemicals

    Chapter 7 – Fire Hazards and Extinguishing Fires

    7.1 Fire Hazards

    7.2 Discovering a Fire

    7.3 Classes of Fire

    7.4 Types of Fire Extinguisher

    7.5 Using a Fire Extinguisher

    Chapter 8 – Chemical Cargoes and Vapours

    8.1 Safe Working Limits

    8.2 Safety Data Sheets (SDS)

    8.3 Chemical Hazards

    8.4 Case Study: ‘Stolt Groenland’

    8.5 Corrosive Cargoes

    8.6 Toxic and Poisonous Cargoes

    8.7 Flammable Cargoes

    8.8 Reactive Cargoes

    8.9 Vegetable and Animal Oils

    8.10 Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S)

    8.10.1 Effects of H2S

    8.11 Benzene (C6H6)

    8.12 Carbon Monoxide (CO)

    8.13 Nitrogen (N2)

    Chapter 9 – Enclosed Spaces

    9.1 What is an Enclosed Space?

    9.2 Why are Enclosed Spaces Dangerous?

    9.3 Entering an Enclosed Space

    9.4 Duties of the Attendant

    9.5 Duties of the Responsible Person/Competent Person

    9.6 Communication

    9.7 Breathing Apparatus

    9.8 Rescue Operations

    9.9 Specialised Areas

    9.10 Sampling, Gauging and Tank Measurement

    9.11 Gas Detection Equipment

    9.12 Testing Hazardous Atmospheres

    Chapter 10 – Operational Hazards

    10.1 Cargo Operations

    10.2 Mooring Operations

    10.3 Towing Operations

    10.4 Anchoring Operations

    10.5 Safe Access

    10.6 Static Electricity

    Chapter 11 – Lifting Operations

    11.1 Lifting Equipment

    11.2 Risk Assessment

    11.3 Safety Rules for Lifting Operations

    11.4 Load Security

    11.5 Cranes and Winches

    11.6 Gantry Cranes

    11.7 Hand Signals for Lifting Operations

    Chapter 12 – Inspections

    12.1 Safety Inspections

    Chapter 13 – Drills and Emergencies

    13.1 Drills

    13.2 Emergency Response

    13.3 Actions in the Event of Pollution

    13.4 Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plan (SMPEP)

    Chapter 14 – Cyber Security

    14.1 Cyber Risk Management

    14.2 Types of Cyber Attack

    14.3 Protection from Cyber Attacks

    14.4 Identifying a Cyber Security Attack

    14.5 Passwords

    Chapter 15 – Health and Wellbeing

    15.1 Healthy Eating

    15.2 Fitness and Exercise

    15.3 Heat Stress

    15.3.1 Effects of Heat Stress

    15.4 Mental Health

    15.4.1 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

    15.5 Bullying and Discrimination

    Glossary

     

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    Published: August 2022

    Author: Chemical Distribution Institute

    This book should be used in addition to the International Safety Management (ISM) Code, which sets standards for your company’s safety management system (SMS) and operating manuals. These standards will provide the details and procedures to allow you to work safely at sea, so you must follow them carefully.

    This title provides the necessary information to enable you to carry out basic tasks safely and will tell you about the hazards on board, what you should do if a problem arises, and will explain how to mitigate the risks through best practice.

     

    Table of Contents

     

    Introduction

    Safety – the Main Message

    About this Book

    Chapter 1 – The Ships

    1.1 General Information

    1.2 Cargo Categories

    1.3 Ship Types

    1.4 Cargo Tank Types

    Chapter 2 – Safety Systems

    2.1 Risk Assessments

    2.2 Permit to Work (PTW) Systems

    2.3 Toolbox Talk

    Chapter 3 – Personal Safety

    3.1 Induction and Familiarisation

    3.2 The Safety Officer

    3.3 Slips, Trips and Falls

    3.4 The Effects of Slips, Trips and Falls

    3.5 Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

    3.6 Life on Board

    Chapter 4 – Manual Handling

    4.1 Manual Handling

    4.1.1 Manual Handling – Assessment

    4.1.2 Manual Handling – Best Practice

    Chapter 5 – Personal Protective Equipment

    5.1 Head Protection

    5.2 Eye and Face Protection

    5.3 Respiratory Protective Equipment

    5.4 Ear Protection

    5.5 Body Protection

    5.6 Hand and Finger Protection

    5.7 Foot Protection

    5.8 Fall Protection

    5.9 Buoyancy Aids

    Chapter 6 – Equipment Hazards

    6.1 Fixed Equipment

    6.2 Portable Tools and Equipment

    6.3 Hot Work

    6.4 Laundry Equipment

    6.5 Use of Paints and Working Chemicals

    Chapter 7 – Fire Hazards and Extinguishing Fires

    7.1 Fire Hazards

    7.2 Discovering a Fire

    7.3 Classes of Fire

    7.4 Types of Fire Extinguisher

    7.5 Using a Fire Extinguisher

    Chapter 8 – Chemical Cargoes and Vapours

    8.1 Safe Working Limits

    8.2 Safety Data Sheets (SDS)

    8.3 Chemical Hazards

    8.4 Case Study: ‘Stolt Groenland’

    8.5 Corrosive Cargoes

    8.6 Toxic and Poisonous Cargoes

    8.7 Flammable Cargoes

    8.8 Reactive Cargoes

    8.9 Vegetable and Animal Oils

    8.10 Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S)

    8.10.1 Effects of H2S

    8.11 Benzene (C6H6)

    8.12 Carbon Monoxide (CO)

    8.13 Nitrogen (N2)

    Chapter 9 – Enclosed Spaces

    9.1 What is an Enclosed Space?

    9.2 Why are Enclosed Spaces Dangerous?

    9.3 Entering an Enclosed Space

    9.4 Duties of the Attendant

    9.5 Duties of the Responsible Person/Competent Person

    9.6 Communication

    9.7 Breathing Apparatus

    9.8 Rescue Operations

    9.9 Specialised Areas

    9.10 Sampling, Gauging and Tank Measurement

    9.11 Gas Detection Equipment

    9.12 Testing Hazardous Atmospheres

    Chapter 10 – Operational Hazards

    10.1 Cargo Operations

    10.2 Mooring Operations

    10.3 Towing Operations

    10.4 Anchoring Operations

    10.5 Safe Access

    10.6 Static Electricity

    Chapter 11 – Lifting Operations

    11.1 Lifting Equipment

    11.2 Risk Assessment

    11.3 Safety Rules for Lifting Operations

    11.4 Load Security

    11.5 Cranes and Winches

    11.6 Gantry Cranes

    11.7 Hand Signals for Lifting Operations

    Chapter 12 – Inspections

    12.1 Safety Inspections

    Chapter 13 – Drills and Emergencies

    13.1 Drills

    13.2 Emergency Response

    13.3 Actions in the Event of Pollution

    13.4 Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plan (SMPEP)

    Chapter 14 – Cyber Security

    14.1 Cyber Risk Management

    14.2 Types of Cyber Attack

    14.3 Protection from Cyber Attacks

    14.4 Identifying a Cyber Security Attack

    14.5 Passwords

    Chapter 15 – Health and Wellbeing

    15.1 Healthy Eating

    15.2 Fitness and Exercise

    15.3 Heat Stress

    15.3.1 Effects of Heat Stress

    15.4 Mental Health

    15.4.1 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

    15.5 Bullying and Discrimination

    Glossary

     

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