Encounters At Sea
Certificate of Merit
PREPARATION PRIOR DECARB
When the main engine unit decarb is to be carried out complete preparation must be made in advance.All E/R staff must wear protective gear while working.
Before employing any of the lifting gear they must be checked for condition including wire rope, etc. Place must be earmarked as to where the heavy units are to be placed to carry out checks and maintenance.
In case any removal of floor plates in required, one must in ensure that the floor plate openings are cordoned off to avoid any mishaps. One must also ensure that oil which could drip from the units on to the floor plates be cleared at once.
One must also check that the first aid box contains all the items.
It is of paramount important to ensure that personal safety measures are taken and that every crewmember is aware of safety norms.