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Classification News
No. 22/2013 12 August, 2013
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Classification Alert: IACS Procedural Requirement No. 37: Confined Space Safe Entry
Applicability: All shipyards, shipowners and operators  
  

Confined space entry and working continue to present significant risks to surveyors. Considering these risks and based on the practical experience of its members, IACS has developed a new Procedural Requirement (PR37) to ensure surveyors’ safety when entering confined spaces. It is hoped that this will positively influence the safety performance of the marine industry.
 
The PR is being implemented by all IACS members from 30 June, 2013.
 
The requirements in PR37 have been categorised into three groups:

  • training
  • confined space entry procedures
  • equipment for surveyors entering a confined space.

The PR contains minimum requirements applying to survey activities carried out on existing ships, during new construction, in repair yards and in vendors’ fabrication shops and facilities.
 
It is available to download from the IACS website
 
All shipyards, shipowners and operators are reminded to consider the requirements in PR37 as part of survey planning and review any changes that occur during any confined space entry.


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