Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content

Hatchguards

NOTE: This page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being maintained or updated.

ERGONOMIC INTERVENTIONS IN SHIPYARDS

Hazard: Miscellaneous deck openings provide the opportunity for trips or falls especially among workers that may not be familiar with the immediate work area.

Solution: This circular hatch ring guard is bolted over an open deck at a Japanese shipyard to prevent workers from stepping or falling into the opening (see photo). The fixture should be sturdy enough not to bend or break under anticipated load.

back Go Back

  circular hatch ring guard is bolted over an open deck 

Top