This pocketbook provides easy to understand safety guidance that should be followed by all personnel serving on board liquefied gas carriers. It describes the hazards associated with liquefied gas products and sets out essential safeguards to protect life, the environment and the cargo being carried.
This publication highlights the hazards that may be encountered on board a liquefied gas carrier, such as toxicity, flammability, enclosed spaces and cargo spillage. It examines how these risks may be managed and provides guidance on personal protective equipment (PPE), emergency response and pollution prevention. It also outlines safety management systems (SMS), permits to work (PTW) and safety inspections.