Pilot Ladder Manual Basic Edition

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SKU 9781856097451
Publisher Witherby Seamanship International
ISBN 9781856097451
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This easy-to-read publication covers risk assessment, transfer and rigging arrangements, shipside doors, PPE, lifebuoys, manropes, lighting, retrieval lines, maintenance and storage of equipment, duties of the deck party, etc.  It identifies risk assessment information for planning a safe operation, technical information on how to carry out the job correctly and important safety observations and comments.

It provides detailed guidance on rigging a pilot ladder/combination ladder, supported with annotated rigging diagrams.  It also includes an onboard checklist covering rigging a safe transfer arrangement, transferring a pilot to and from the ship, and post operations.



Introduction 1

Pilot Transfer Rules and Regulations 2

Risk Assessment 3

Transfer and Rigging Arrangements 5

Pilot Ladders 5

Combinations and Accommodation Ladders 10

Shipside Doors 14

Other Equipment 15

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 15

Man-ropes 16

Lifebuoys and Self-igniting Lights 17

Lighting, Heaving Lines and Retrieval Lines 17

Safe Operations 20

Consequences of Incorrect Rigging 20

Guidance on Maintenance and Storage 22

Supervision and the Transfer Process 24

Safe Deck Access 25

Checklists 31

Rigging a Safe Transfer Arrangement 31

Transferring a Pilot to and from the Ship 32

Post Operations 32


Title: Pilot Ladder Manual - Basic
Product Code: WS1602K
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-745-1 (9781856097451), ISBN 10: 1-85609-745-5 (1856097455)
Published Date: November 2017
Weight: 0.20 kg
Author: Kevin Vallance

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