General questions

Escape routes and embarking areas marked, unobstructed and no slipping and tripping hazards.

''Danger - Enclosed Space'' marked outside all such spaces having access other than via manholes.

All deck lights operational and in sound enclosure.

All hand-railes and guard rails correctly fitted and secure, all ladder-ways guarded by railings.

All gaps and deck openings marked , protected and covered (covers shall be secured in place).

All safety and hazards zone identification signs posted and readable, fire lab wallets updated.

HRU's for life-rafts and EPIRBs correctly fitted (including weak link) and with expire dates.

All lifebuoys correctly stowed, lifebuoys lights and smoke markers valid and in good condition.

Lifeboats in good condition.

Decks and walkways free from oil / grease and is there anti-slip paint mooring areas.

All personnel wearing correct PPE.

Piping system on deck are properly clamped.

Piping system on deck are properly marked.

Watertight doors closing properly with packing in good condition.

All weather tight hatches closing properly with packing in good condition.

Is the oil pollution cleanup equipment SOPEP in good condition and are the storage location clearly marked?

Deck cranes, mooring winches and windlasses are free from oil leakage.

Ropes quality (to be checked against visual damages).

Area free of combustible rubbish and tools and equipment which are not in use.

Area free of leaking pipes and fittings.

Supplies and materials are properly stored.

Paint store: all cans in paint stored are closed; all painting materials and equipment properly stored and stowed.

MSDS provided and readily accessible ( all compartments with such chemical ad dangerous products).

Drip trays are in good conditions, empty and clean with capacity clearly marked.

All sounding caps in place and properly tighten.

Other observations

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End of inspection

All observations were discussed with team members.

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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.