Discuss with the Safety Officer with regards to the safety culture onboard.
Review some of the latest safety observations with the safety officer.
If beneficial, invite a representative from the client to join.

On arrival onboard, report to the Master
Inform him of the purpose of your visit and that in no way is this an Audit.

Inform him that answers will be given, either by yourself or by means of feedback.

Carry out a full tour of the vessel, take one of the crew with you.

Speak to a number of the crew, find out if there are any issues. Make sure you "make it personal" with the crew and there is no fear of reprisals.

Hold a safety meeting with available crew members.
Please capture any issues raised in the below sections

Provide positive feedback wherever possible.

Is the safety onboard and safety culture at a level we would expect?

What are the issues?

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Are the crew happy with no issues or concerns?

What concerns were raised?

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Is the general appearance of the vessel satisfactory? No issues with house keeping?

What are the issues?

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Is the client / contract satisfied with no issues, concerns or complaints?

What are the issues?

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Any other items raised or any general comments?

Other items raised?

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Masters signature

On completion of report, please print out and discuss at next Management meeting, under the appropriate section

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.