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10 September, 2014
 
Statutory Alert: Revision to IACS Procedural Requirement No. 37: Confined Space Safe Entry
Applicability: All shipyards, shipowners and operators

 

Following on from Class News 22/2013, IACS have issued a revision to the procedural requirements for confined space safe entry to include a clause which allows surveyors to enter a confined space if a toxic product is contained in an adjacent space, provided the following has been carried out:

  • A risk assessment has been completed to the vessel’s management company and the risk is mitigated.
  • All identified controls are confirmed in place prior to tank entry.

The revision will be applied from 1 January 2015. 

For further information

IACS PR.37/Rev.1 can be found on the IACS website. Also see IACS recommendation 72 on confined space safe practice.

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