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Legislation & Litigation
To comply with legislation and to avoid litigation the modern workplace needs to have a genuine Duty Of Care culture supported by a relevant Risk Assessment policy.
International Maritime Sector
Over the years the international maritime sector has developed effective regulations and practical design standards to prevent and reduce the loss of life at sea.
Life saving standards have worked well and as vessels have become safer there is now more focus on reducing injury at sea which includes RIBs and High Speed Craft.
International Issues - Same Outcome
Changes to working practices in Europe tend to be driven by legislation while change in the United States is frequently driven by litigation - but the outcome is the same.
Professional organisations that reduce operator injury and comply with legislation also see the benefits of improved operational efficiency and reduce the risk of injury claims.
The EC Vibration Directive
The European EC Vibration Directive relates to all land, sea and air transport. Although this is European legislation the standards may be applied to other countries.
The Issues for Organisations Operating RIBs & High Speed Craft
What does the EU Vibration Directive really mean to your organisation
What is the timescale for you to comply with the EU Vibration Directive
How can you asses the risk and develop a relevant action plan
See EC Vibration Directive for English and various language versions