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CERTIFICATES & DOCUMENTATION

Radio License

USCG Certificates of Documentation

Minimum Safe Manning Certificate

NAUTICAL PUBLICATIONS (Up to Date)

USCG Light List

Notice to all Mariners

Charts

Radio

Radio functioning properly?

Radar functioning properly?

NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT

Depth sounder working properly?

Compass working properly?

AIS system working properly?

Chart Plotter working properly?

Navigation lights working properly?

LIFESAVING EQUIPMENT

Is there sufficient number of life vests onboard (equipped with working strobes & whistles)?

Are emergency escape routes marked and clear of obstructions?

Is First Aid Kit USCG compliant and properly stocked?

FIREFIGHTING EQUIPMENT

Is the Firefighting Plan posted?

Are all portable fire extinguishers properly serviced with up-to-date inspection tags?

Fire pumps and hoses are inspected and tested?

SAFETY ITEMS

Exhaust pipes are properly insulated?

All gauges and alarms are functioning properly?

All guarding is secure and providing adequate protection?

Ladders/Steps/Passageways are clear of obstructions?

POLLUTION PREVENTION

Pollution placards are displayed? (MARPOL)

Is the Pollution Kit fully stocked (booms, absorbent pads, containment bags)?

If applicable, has the removal of waste been properly documented (trash, slop oil, bilge water)?

LOAD LINE ITEMS

Are hatch covers in satisfactory working condition?

Are Weather-tight doors working effectively?

MACHINERY ITEMS

All handrails are checked and in good working condition?

Hydraulic lines checked for wear and leaks?

All engine room piping checked for leaks?

All engine room pumps have been examined and are in good working order?

Engine room floor is free from oil and debris?

Engine room fans/exhaust are functioning properly?

Emergency fuel shutoff system has been tested and is functioning properly?

ELECTRICAL

All electrical boxes are marked and structurally sound?

All wiring has been examined (when practical) and is properly secured?

Batteries are properly secured?

Electrical supply to navigate lights has been checked for damage?

Lights needing globes or guards have been examined?

Rubber mat on floor by main power box?

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Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.