Stange d ay 2_5_sj+©helsekonferansen-2012[1]


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Stange d ay 2_5_sj+©helsekonferansen-2012[1]

  1. 1. Multidisciplinary approach to maritime accidentsHilde Stange, Senior Adviser 23.04.2012
  2. 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. 3. A great day for fishing!23.04.2012
  4. 4. or maby not?23.04.2012
  5. 5. It′s cold!!23.04.2012
  6. 6. Wet clothes are heavy… It seems hopeless…23.04.2012
  7. 7. soon he will have no strenght left..23.04.2012
  8. 8. One small step… made all the differense..23.04.2012
  9. 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. 10. Workshop23.04.2012
  11. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 21. Research projects• Involved in initiating new research projects of relevance to the safety of fishermen23.04.2012
  22. 22. Other relevant measures• improve safety in the fishing fleet will be continuously evaluated.23.04.2012
  23. 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. 24. Sjøsikkerhetskonferansen 2012 Haugesund 26.-27.september Landets viktigste konferanse om sjøsikkerhet Velkommen!23.04.2012