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NSW MARITIME SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM DOCUMENTS
This link will take you to NSW Maritime
documentation on Safety Management Systems (SMS)
NSW MARITIME SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM COMPLIANCE INFORMATION:
This link will explain the legal requirements to have a Safety
Management System (SMS)
The Passenger Transport Act 1990
(Clause 53D) requires operators of vessels that carry passengers for a
fare or other consideration and that can seat more than 8 adults, to
have a Safety Management System (SMS).
Do I need a safety management system (sms)
You need an
Safety Management System
• your vessel is Class 1 commercial;
• your vessel is Class 2 commercial; or
• your vessel can carry nine or more people
Who is responsible for an SMS?
Both the owner, or designated person, and master of the
vessel are responsible for ensuring that a vessel has an effective
Safety Management System.
The Master is responsible for:
Ensuring the safety of the vessel and crew;
Reporting vessel defects, accidents and hazardous occurrences to the
owner or designated person;
Assigning SMS related duties and responsibilities to onboard
Implementing, evaluating and reviewing the SMS onboard the vessel
and reporting any deficiencies to the owner or designated person.
The owner or designated person is responsible for:
Monitoring the safety of the vessel and pollution
Determining communication and reporting arrangements between shore
based and onboard personnel; and
Ensuring appropriate resources, crew and shore support are provided
to the vessel.
SAMPLE OHS POLICY
What is an safety management system? (sms)
A Safety Management System is a formal
documented system of policies, procedures and records developed by an
operator for a particular vessel that focus on the management of risk
(both identification and controls) in relation to operational and
passenger safety. Documented operational and emergency procedures form
two important elements of an Safety Management System but there are
other mandatory elements that an Safety Management System must address.
National Standard for Commercial Vessels Part E Operational Practices
specifies the minimum requirements for an Safety Management System for
Why do I need a Maritime safety Management system?