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  • 1. Multidisciplinary approach to maritime accidentsHilde Stange, Senior Adviser 23.04.2012
  • 2. Multidisciplinary approach to maritime accidents1. Why this joint project?2. How we got started3. Who’s attending4. What we have performed so far5. The experiences we have gained so far23.04.2012
  • 3. A great day for fishing!23.04.2012
  • 4. or maby not?23.04.2012
  • 5. It′s cold!!23.04.2012
  • 6. Wet clothes are heavy… It seems hopeless…23.04.2012
  • 7. soon he will have no strenght left..23.04.2012
  • 8. One small step… made all the differense..23.04.2012
  • 9. Why this joint project?The authorities and the fishing industry have a common goal:Avoid occupational injuries and fatalitiesamong fishermen..23.04.2012
  • 10. Workshop23.04.2012
  • 11. Situation ReportSituation Report:HSE status of the Norwegian fishing fleet,prepared by SINTEF – Size of the fishing fleet, number of vessels sorted by its length and type of fishing operation etc. – The number of employees in each vessel group – Accident statistics for the various vessel groups – The effect of previously completed research projects was evaluated and the status rapport concluded by summarizing recommendations on measures to improve safety in the fishing fleet23.04.2012
  • 12. Objective 3 Exchange of safety-related material • Contact has been established with the Danish Fishermen’s Occupational Health Services (Fiskeriets Arbejdsmiljøråd) in Denmark • The working group has been given permission to freely use safety-related information materials for translation and distribution to Norwegian fishermen. • The working group has considered the relevance and transferability to Norwegian conditions and performed the translation into Norwegian for some of this material.23.04.2012
  • 13. Website:• Ensure easy access to HSE tools, safety regulations, guidelines, lessons learned, relevant news etc.• Ensure continuity and relevance for the fishermen23.04.2012
  • 14. Risk assessment tool• An optional service to help getting started with risk a simple and logical way• Adapted to the various fishery operations• Predefined work poperations and tasks• The result: – Meet the statutory requirement of written risk assessment – Ensure implementation of preventive measures for hazardous operations and equipment on board23.04.2012
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  • 18. Joint message• Coordinated safety campaigns• Government and industry have a common interest of investing in health and safety of fishermen• Distribution of safety-related materiel (safety film, brochures / fact sheets, advertisements etc.)23.04.2012
  • 19. Safety film – «Get home safely» («Trygt hjem»)• The film is about actual accidents and the powerful stories of those affected.Also• 6 sequences with the following topics: stability, protection work, Trygt hjem the reporting of accidents, safety management system, safety training and risk assessment23.04.2012
  • 20. Safety regulations• The working group has been used as a consultative forum• Positive with a close dialogue between government and the Fishing Industry23.04.2012
  • 21. Research projects• Involved in initiating new research projects of relevance to the safety of fishermen23.04.2012
  • 22. Other relevant measures• improve safety in the fishing fleet will be continuously evaluated.23.04.2012
  • 23. The experiences we have gained so far • It was time-consuming to get the work group organized and started • It was a difficult process to apply for financial support for project activities • It’s essential to have a coordinator to keep the continuity of the work, this requires time and resources. • Participants in the working group are doing this work in addition to their regular duties, this makes it necessary to set out labour-intensive tasks. • One of the most positive effects of this cooperation has been the network building between partners in the fishing industry and government • There has been a good dialogue and a willingness to co-operate which will have positive effects in other contexts where teamwork between these partners is important • From a safety perspective it is important that the fishermen themselves are involved in projects and activities to promote safety, in order to achieve a successful implementation of the accident prevention measures23.04.2012
  • 24. Sjøsikkerhetskonferansen 2012 Haugesund 26.-27.september Landets viktigste konferanse om sjøsikkerhet Velkommen!23.04.2012