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Shipyard work is traditionally hazardous, with an injury-accident rate more than twice that of construction and general industry

Protecting Workers from Heat Stress

Shipyard work is traditionally hazardous, with an injury-accident rate more than twice that of construction and general industry. OSHA has targeted the industry in its Strategic Plan to reduce injuries and illnesses and prevent fatalities.

Working in an Alliances OSHA and the American Shipbuilding Association (ASA), National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) and the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) have created eTools describing common hazards and possible solutions for tasks performed during the ship repair process. Visit the eTools page >

 

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