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Photo courtesy of Bull Marine Surveyors, Barcelona.


Safety procedures should always be followed in practice to ensure personal safety when work has to be done aloft. Personnel should wear a safety harness with lifeline or other arresting device at all times and be under observation from a person on deck. Care must also always be taken to avoid risks to anyone working or moving below. Tools should not be placed where they can be accidentally knocked down and fall on someone below, nor should tools be carried in pockets from which they may easily fall.

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