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1 Marine Terminal Operations Competency Standard Moor, Tend Mooring And Unmoor Ship - Supervisor Level - Industry : Oil, Chemical and Gas Industry Competency Category : 2.0 Moor, tend mooring and unmoor ship Competency Unit : Ensure ship is correctly positioned alongside to enable connection or disconnection of loading arms, hoses and services Ensure mooring equipment is operated safely and efficiently Ensure mooring or unmooring operations are conducted safely and efficiently Ensure integrity of mooring system during ship's time alongside Ensure ship/shore access is positioned, maintained and removed safely and efficiently Competency Descriptor : On completion of this unit, learners will have the skills and knowledge to competently perform the task of mooring, tend mooring and unmooring ship at the supervisor level. Competency Level : Level 3 (Advanced Certificate) Version Number : 1.0 Effective Date : 1 September 2011 Developer : WSH Council (Logistics & Transport) Ship / Shore Interface Sub-committee Custodian : WSH Council / MOM

2 Copyright Workplace Safety and Health Council, Ministry of Manpower, Singapore All rights reserved. This document is provided for explicit use and guidance of Training Providers as information resource for curriculum development and assessment purposes. Any other use of this document or parts thereof, including reproduction, publication, distribution, transmission, retransmission or public showing, or storage in a retrieval system in any form, electronic or otherwise, for purposes other than that expressly stated in this document without the expressed permission of MOM is strictly prohibited.

3 Summary of Competency Units and Elements Covered The full details of the Competency Units at Supervisor level are set out in the subsequent pages. These descriptors cover the Competency Elements, Performance Criteria, Range and Context, Evidence Sources and Underpinning Knowledge. Summary of Competency Units and Competency Elements Competency Units Competency Elements Supervisor 2.1 Ensure ship is correctly positioned alongside to enable connection or disconnection of loading arms, hoses and services Ensure hoses or loading arms and other connections can be made Inform master or pilot of ship's position, relative to the required position 2.2 Ensure mooring equipment is operated safely and efficiently Select the correct mooring equipment for each particular application Assess condition and operation of mooring materials and equipment Monitor use of shipboard mooring equipment 2.3 Ensure mooring or unmooring operations are conducted safely and efficiently Ensure pattern of mooring lines meets prescribed plan for the vessel and berth Ensure the correct mooring equipment is used for each particular application Ensure that the agreed mooring plan is implemented Assess condition of mooring materials during mooring operations 2.4 Ensure integrity of mooring system during ship's time Ensure routine inspections of mooring equipment are conducted Page 1 of 31

4 alongside Ensure mooring tensions are maintained within prescribed limits (where monitoring equipment is fitted) 2.5 Ensure ship/shore access is positioned, maintained and removed safely and efficiently Test shore gangway to prescribed procedures Assumed Knowledge and Skills Learners for this unit are assumed to: be able to listen, read, speak and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills System (ESS) Workplace Literacy Level 7 be able to manipulate numbers at a proficiency level equivalent to Employability Skills System (ESS) Workplace Numeracy Level 7 have completed and are certified Competent for the Competency Units at Operator Level or have at least 1 year working experience in Moor, Tend Mooring And Unmoor of Ship have completed the Oil/Petrochemical Industry Safety Course for Supervisor have completed the Basic Fire Fighting Course. Page 2 of 31

5 Competency Unit 2.1 Ensure ship is correctly positioned alongside to enable connection or disconnection of loading arms, hoses and services Competency Element Ensure hoses or loading arms and other connections can be made Performance Criteria A competent person should be able to successfully perform the following: Position of ship s manifolds with respect to Terminal equipment Ensure vessel is positioned within prescribed parameters Take appropriate action if vessel moves out of prescribed parameters Range and Context Operating parameters of all connecting equipment Significance of ship dimensions such as: Vessel freeboard Bow to centre manifold Manifold arrangements Berthing Procedures Units of measurement and terminology Hazards and safety precautions associated with incorrect positioning Berthing information that needs to be transmitted to master of tanker before the tanker can be brought alongside Types of additional berthing information which should be given in the event of changing weather conditions for the various types of berths: Jetty berths Conventional, multi-buoy moorings Single Point Moorings (SPMs) All offshore berths Safety procedures to follow when managing moorings while alongside Page 3 of 31

6 Evidence Sources The following is a list of examples of the kinds of evidence that would provide a guide as to where an individual is meeting the standards required to become competent in this competency element: Process Position ship s manifolds with respect to Terminal equipment Ensure vessel is positioned within prescribed parameters Taking appropriate action if vessel moves out of prescribed parameters Verbal and/or Written Paper Operating parameters of all connecting equipment Significance of ship dimensions such as: Vessel freeboard Bow to centre manifold Manifold arrangements Berthing Procedures Units of measurement and terminology Hazards and safety precautions associated with incorrect positioning Underpinning Knowledge A competent individual needs to know and understand: Importance of positioning ship s manifolds with respect to Terminal equipment Importance of ensuring vessel is positioned within prescribed parameters What appropriate action need to be taken if vessel moves out of prescribed parameters Hazards and safety precautions associated with incorrect positioning Page 4 of 31

7 Competency Unit 2.1 Ensure ship is correctly positioned alongside to enable connection or disconnection of loading arms, hoses and services Competency Element Inform master or pilot of ship's position, relative to the required position Performance Criteria A competent person should be able to successfully perform the following: Communicate relevant information clearly and concisely Range and Context Understand communication procedures Understand operation procedures for all communication equipment Hazards of incorrect and/or misunderstood communication Factors affecting the risk of poor communication Evidence Sources The following is a list of examples of the kinds of evidence that would provide a guide as to where an individual is meeting the standards required to become competent in this competency element: Process Communicate relevant information clearly and concisely Verbal and/or Written Paper Understand communication procedures Understand operation procedures for all communication equipment Hazards of incorrect and/or misunderstood communication Factors affecting the risk of poor communication Page 5 of 31

8 Underpinning Knowledge A competent individual needs to know and understand: Communication procedures Correct use of all communication equipment Importance of providing relevant information clearly and concisely Implications of incorrect and/or misunderstood communication Hazards of incorrect and/or misunderstood communication Factors affecting the risk of poor communication Page 6 of 31

9 Competency Unit 2.2 Ensure mooring equipment is operated safely and efficiently Competency Element Select the correct mooring equipment for each particular application Performance Criteria A competent person should be able to successfully perform the following: Check correct equipment selected for mooring scheme Range and Context Purposes of springs and head, stern and breast lines Factors affecting restraint capacity of moorings Effects of external or environmental factors on mooring equipment and materials Hazards and safety precautions associated with mixing mooring material types and sizes when intended for the same application Purpose of an efficient mooring system Development of mooring system to resist wind, current and tidal forces on a ship Purpose and role of mooring pattern Evidence Sources The following is a list of examples of the kinds of evidence that would provide a guide as to where an individual is meeting the standards required to become competent in this competency element: Process Check correct equipment selected for mooring scheme Verbal and/or Written Paper Purposes of springs and head, stern and breast lines Factors affecting restraint capacity of moorings Page 7 of 31

10 Effects of external or environmental factors on mooring equipment and materials Hazards and safety precautions associated with mixing mooring material types and sizes when intended for the same application Underpinning Knowledge A competent individual needs to know and understand: How to select correct equipment for a mooring scheme Purpose of an efficient mooring system Purposes of springs and head, stern and breast lines Factors affecting restraint capacity of moorings Effects of external or environmental factors on mooring equipment and lines Hazards and safety precautions associated with mixing type and size of mooring lines Page 8 of 31

11 Competency Unit 2.2 Ensure mooring equipment is operated safely and efficiently Competency Element Assess condition and operation of mooring materials and equipment Performance Criteria A competent person should be able to successfully perform the following: The condition of all materials to be used in a mooring scheme should be properly assessed at regular intervals Corrective action should be taken regarding any substandard or defective mooring materials Mooring equipment should be subjected to the correct pre use inspections prior to a ship s arrival alongside Correct action should be taken regarding any mooring equipment which is found to be unserviceable Range and Context Effects of mechanical damage, corrosion and contamination on mooring materials Effects of splicing and other attempted repairs on properties and reliability of ropes Features which indicate that mooring equipment might be unserviceable Correct actions to take whenever mooring materials or equipment are found to be unserviceable Factors affecting the risk of incorrect assessment of mooring materials and equipment Understand the guidelines for handling, inspecting and removing from service wire mooring lines Understand the recommendations and guidelines for the care, handling, inspection and replacement of fibre ropes Page 9 of 31

12 Evidence Sources The following is a list of examples of the kinds of evidence that would provide a guide as to where an individual is meeting the standards required to become competent in this competency element: Process The condition of all materials to be used in a mooring scheme should be properly assessed at regular intervals Corrective action should be taken regarding any substandard or defective mooring materials Mooring equipment should be subjected to the correct pre use inspections prior to a ship s arrival alongside Correct action should be taken regarding any mooring equipment which is found to be unserviceable Verbal and/or Written Paper Effects of mechanical damage, corrosion and contamination on mooring materials Effects of splicing and other attempted repairs on properties and reliability of ropes Features which indicate that mooring equipment might be unserviceable Correct actions to take whenever mooring materials or equipment are found to be unserviceable Factors affecting the risk of incorrect assessment of mooring materials and equipment Underpinning Knowledge A competent individual needs to know and understand: How to properly assess, at regular intervals, condition of all materials to be used in a mooring scheme What corrective action need to be taken regarding any substandard or defective mooring materials What corrective action need to be taken regarding any mooring equipment which is found to be unserviceable Page 10 of 31

13 Importance of regular and pre use inspections of mooring materials and equipment and how to conduct such inspection Recommended guidelines for the care, handling, inspection and removing damage and unusable mooring lines from usage Effects of mechanical damage, corrosion and contamination on mooring materials Effects of splicing and other attempted repairs on properties and reliability of ropes Page 11 of 31

14 Competency Unit 2.2 Ensure mooring equipment is operated safely and efficiently Competency Element Monitor use of shipboard mooring equipment Performance Criteria A competent person should be able to successfully perform the following: Complete pre use safety checks before each piece of equipment is used Operate the mooring equipment correctly to match the mooring scheme and materials Set moorings at the optimum tension so as to minimise the effects of external factors Know that winch forces should be held on brakes with the brake settings correct for the required holding power Know that winches should not be used in self tensioning mode Range and Context All aspects of safety checks for mooring equipment Safe methods of leading ropes onto winch drums Operating procedures and safe operating envelopes for mooring equipment Brake Holding Power (BHP) and how BHP is affected by the direction of reeve and number of turns of rope on the winch drum Forces imposed during mooring operations Requirements for mooring tensions Effects of external factors such as tide, weather, waves and passing ships Hazards and safety precautions associated with incorrect equipment operation Factors affecting the risks of incorrectly operating mooring equipment Function and type of mooring winches Difference between automatic tension winches and manual winches Page 12 of 31

15 Characteristics of winch drum, split and undivided Understand the handling of SPM pick up ropes Characteristics of the different winch drives: steam, hydraulic and electric Function and characteristics of winch brakes Understand the guidelines for testing winch brakes Test frequency Test specification Supervision of testing Testing equipment Methods of testing Principle performance particulars for different size moorings winches Understand the strength of the mooring winch structure Understand recommended winch testing guidelines for: Type testing Individual tests On board acceptance tests and inspections Evidence Sources The following is a list of examples of the kinds of evidence that would provide a guide as to where an individual is meeting the standards required to become competent in this competency element: Process Complete pre use safety checks before each piece of equipment is used Operate the mooring equipment correctly to match the mooring scheme and materials Set moorings at the optimum tension so as to minimise the effects of external factors Know that winch forces should be held on brakes with the brake settings correct for the required holding power Know that winches should not be used in self tensioning mode Verbal and/or Written Paper Page 13 of 31

16 All aspects of safety checks for mooring equipment Safe methods of leading ropes onto winch drums Operating procedures and safe operating envelopes for mooring equipment BHP and how BHP is affected by the direction of reeve and number of turns of rope on the winch drum Forces imposed during mooring operations Requirements for mooring tensions Effects of external factors such as tide, weather, waves and passing ships Hazards and safety precautions associated with incorrect equipment operation Factors affecting the risks of incorrectly operating mooring equipment Underpinning Knowledge A competent individual needs to know and understand: Importance of regular safety checks and pre use inspections of mooring materials and equipment How to complete pre use safety checks before each piece of equipment is used Methods of operating the mooring equipment correctly to match the mooring scheme and materials Importance of setting moorings at the optimum tension so as to minimize the effects of external factors Implications of using winches in self tensioning mode Effects of external factors such as tide, weather, waves and passing ships Hazards and safety precautions associated with incorrect equipment operation Factors affecting the risks of incorrectly operating mooring equipment Page 14 of 31

17 Competency Unit 2.3 Ensure mooring or unmooring operations are conducted safely and efficiently Competency Element Ensure pattern of mooring lines meets prescribed plan for the vessel and berth Performance Criteria A competent person should be able to successfully perform the following: Ensure mooring pattern is within acceptable limits of mooring plan Take appropriate action if mooring pattern is outside acceptable plan Range and Context Full range of mooring patterns for the Terminal Principles of safe mooring, including affects of: the vertical angle the mooring line forms with the quay the horizontal angle the mooring line makes with parallel side of the ship Understanding use of springs for fore and aft restraint Limitations of each mooring pattern Hazards and safety precautions associated with not complying with specified mooring pattern Importance of elasticity of a mooring line and the factors affecting it Understand general mooring guidelines Operational considerations that must be taken into account before selecting a mooring pattern Understand the requirements for multi buoy moorings Evidence Sources The following is a list of examples of the kinds of evidence that would provide a guide as to where an individual is meeting the standards required to become competent in this competency element: Process Ensure mooring pattern is within acceptable limits of mooring plan Page 15 of 31

18 Taking appropriate action if mooring pattern is outside acceptable plan Verbal and/or Written Paper Full range of mooring patterns for the Terminal Principles of safe mooring, including affects of: the vertical angle the mooring line forms with the quay the horizontal angle the mooring line makes with parallel side of the ship Understanding of use of springs for fore and aft restraint Limitations of each mooring pattern Hazards and safety precautions associated with not complying with specified mooring pattern Underpinning Knowledge A competent individual needs to know and understand: How to execute a mooring pattern within an acceptable limits of mooring plan What appropriate action need to be taken if mooring pattern is outside acceptable plan Principles of safe mooring, including affects of vertical or horizontal angle and length of rope Limitations of various mooring pattern Hazards and safety precautions associated with not complying with specified mooring pattern Page 16 of 31

19 Competency Unit 2.3 Ensure mooring or unmooring operations are conducted safely and efficiently Competency Element Ensure the correct mooring equipment is used for each particular application Performance Criteria A competent person should be able to successfully perform the following: Ensure that the correct equipment as prescribed in the mooring scheme is used Range and Context Procedures to be followed if problems are encountered in complying with an approved mooring scheme Hazards and safety precautions associated with the use of incorrect equipment Factors affecting the risks of incorrect equipment being used Evidence Sources The following is a list of examples of the kinds of evidence that would provide a guide as to where an individual is meeting the standards required to become competent in this competency element: Process Ensure that the correct equipment as prescribed in the mooring scheme is used Verbal and/or Written Paper Procedures to be followed if problems are encountered in complying with an approved mooring scheme Hazards and safety precautions associated with the use of incorrect equipment Factors affecting the risks of incorrect equipment being used Underpinning Knowledge Page 17 of 31

20 A competent individual needs to know and understand: How to use the correct mooring equipment for each particular application Importance of ensuring that correct equipment as prescribed in the mooring scheme is used What procedures to be followed if problems are encountered in complying with an approved mooring scheme Hazards and safety precautions associated with the use of incorrect equipment Factors affecting the risks of incorrect equipment being used Page 18 of 31

21 Competency Unit 2.3 Ensure mooring or unmooring operations are conducted safely and efficiently Competency Element Ensure that the agreed mooring plan is implemented Performance Criteria A competent person should be able to successfully perform the following: Ensure all mooring lines handled and secured according to the Terminal s procedures Ensure sufficient lines secured for expected stay of vessel Ensure that Terminal operators use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Ensure all safe working practices are observed during mooring operations Range and Context Types and limitations of moorings used at Terminal The role of mooring in berthing procedures Selection and correct usage of PPE Safe working practices involving handling of mooring lines Safe mooring and unmooring procedures Hazards and safety precautions associated with mooring and unmooring Factors affecting the risks of incorrect mooring or unmooring operations Importance of tending to mooring lines Evidence Sources The following is a list of examples of the kinds of evidence that would provide a guide as to where an individual is meeting the standards required to become competent in this competency element: Process Ensuring all mooring lines handled and secured according to the Terminal s Page 19 of 31

22 procedures Ensuring sufficient lines secured for expected stay of vessel Ensuring that Terminal operators use appropriate PPE Ensuring all safe working practices are observed during mooring operations Verbal and/or Written Paper Types and limitations of moorings used at Terminal The role of mooring in berthing procedures Selection and correct usage of PPE Safe working practices involving handling of mooring lines Safe mooring and unmooring procedures Hazards and safety precautions associated with mooring and unmooring Factors affecting the risks of incorrect mooring or unmooring operations Underpinning Knowledge A competent individual needs to know and understand: Importance of ensuring that all mooring lines handled are secured according to the Terminal s procedures Importance of ensuring that there are sufficient lines secured for expected stay of vessel Types and limitations of moorings used at Terminal The role of mooring in berthing procedures Type of PPE to be worn by Terminal operators Safe working practices during mooring operations and implication if they are not followed. Hazards and safety precautions associated with mooring and unmooring Risks of incorrect mooring or unmooring operations Page 20 of 31

23 Competency Unit 2.3 Ensure mooring or unmooring operations are conducted safely and efficiently Competency Element Assess condition of mooring materials during mooring operations Performance Criteria A competent person should be able to successfully perform the following: Ensure that all moorings used for the same purpose are of the same materials, construction and size Ensure that the strength of wires or ropes are at least equal to those specified in the prescribed mooring plan Assess the condition and appropriateness of the mooring equipment offered by the ship Take appropriate action if any of the ship s mooring materials are defective or otherwise unsuitable for the agreed mooring plan Range and Context Assessment techniques for all types of mooring material likely to be used at the Terminal Procedures for rejecting unsuitable materials offered by ships Actions to be taken if suitable materials are not available Hazards and safety precautions associated with inappropriate or defective mooring materials Factors affecting the condition and rate of deterioration of mooring materials and influencing the choices made by ships personnel Understand the guidelines for handling, inspecting and removing from service wire mooring lines Safety hazards when handling synthetic lines Characteristics of synthetic line when it is being handled and stored Page 21 of 31

24 Evidence Sources The following is a list of examples of the kinds of evidence that would provide a guide as to where an individual is meeting the standards required to become competent in this competency element: Process Ensuring that all moorings used for the same purpose are of the same materials, construction and size Ensuring that the strength of wires or ropes are at least equal to those specified in the prescribed mooring plan Assessing the condition and appropriateness of the mooring equipment offered by the ship Taking appropriate action if any of the ship s mooring materials are defective or otherwise unsuitable for the agreed mooring plan Verbal and/or Written Paper Assessment techniques for all types of mooring material likely to be used at the Terminal Procedures for rejecting unsuitable materials offered by ships Actions to be taken if suitable materials are not available Hazards and safety precautions associated with inappropriate or defective mooring materials Factors affecting the condition and rate of deterioration of mooring materials and influencing the choices made by ships personnel Underpinning Knowledge A competent individual needs to know and understand: Importance of ensuring that all moorings used for the same purpose are of the same materials, construction and size Importance of ensuring that the strength of wires or ropes are at least equal to those specified in the prescribed mooring plan Techniques of assessing the condition and appropriateness of the mooring equipment offered by the ship What appropriate action need to be taken if any of the ship s mooring materials are defective or otherwise unsuitable for the agreed mooring plan Page 22 of 31

25 Procedures for rejecting unsuitable materials offered by ships Hazards and safety precautions associated with inappropriate or defective mooring materials Factors affecting the condition and rate of deterioration of mooring materials Page 23 of 31

26 Competency Unit 2.4 Ensure integrity of mooring system during ship's time alongside Competency Element Ensure routine inspections of mooring equipment are conducted Performance Criteria A competent person should be able to successfully perform the following: Ensure mooring inspection procedures are carried out Check mooring inspections are undertaken at prescribed intervals and as necessary during adverse environmental conditions Take appropriate action if inspections cannot be completed or if faults or defects are found Range and Context Requirements for mooring tensions Effects of factors such as tide, weather, waves, passing ships Inspection procedures for in use equipment and materials Safe operating envelopes for mooring equipment and materials BHP and how BHP is affected by the number of turns of rope on the winch drum Identification of malfunctioning or unserviceable mooring materials and equipment Terminal procedures for equipment malfunctions and having repairs carried out Hazards and safety precautions associated with material or equipment malfunctions Factors affecting the risk of malfunction of in use mooring equipment and materials Function and rules of line tending Types of damage and wear experienced by rope Cuts Page 24 of 31

27 External abrasion and fusion Internal abrasion Hockling Broken core Ultraviolet damage Chemical damage Splices Damage to Eyes Evidence Sources The following is a list of examples of the kinds of evidence that would provide a guide as to where an individual is meeting the standards required to become competent in this competency element: Process Ensuring mooring inspection procedures are carried out Check mooring inspections are undertaken at prescribed intervals and as necessary during adverse environmental conditions Taking appropriate action if inspections cannot be completed or if faults or defects are found Verbal and/or Written Paper Requirements for mooring tensions Effects of factors such as tide, weather, waves, passing ships Inspection procedures for in use equipment and materials Safe operating envelopes for mooring equipment and materials BHP and how BHP is affected by the number of turns of rope on the winch drum Identification of malfunctioning or unserviceable mooring materials and equipment Terminal procedures for equipment malfunctions and having repairs carried out Hazards and safety precautions associated with material or equipment malfunctions Factors affecting the risk of malfunction of in use mooring equipment and Page 25 of 31

28 materials Underpinning Knowledge A competent individual needs to know and understand: Importance of ensuring that mooring inspection procedures are carried out Method of conducting a mooring inspection and what to look for How to check that mooring inspections are undertaken at prescribed intervals and as necessary during adverse environmental conditions What appropriate action need to be taken if inspections cannot be completed or if faults or defects are found Requirements for mooring tensions and effects of factors such as tide, weather, waves, passing ships Hazards and safety precautions associated with material or equipment malfunctions Factors affecting the risk of malfunction of in use mooring equipment and materials Page 26 of 31

29 Competency Unit 2.4 Ensure integrity of mooring system during ship's time alongside Competency Element Ensure mooring tensions are maintained within prescribed limits (where monitoring equipment is fitted) Performance Criteria A competent person should be able to successfully perform the following: Know that winch forces should be held on brakes with the correct brake settings for the required holding power Know that winches should not be used in self tensioning mode Check tension levels are being kept within limits Take appropriate action if tensions are outside prescribed limits Take appropriate action if weather parameters are exceeded Range and Context Tension monitoring equipment and methods Operating ranges and tolerances of mooring equipment, materials and tension monitors Permissible weather parameters for ship to remain on berth. Terminal procedures for bad weather Appearance of different ropes under slack, acceptably loaded and overloaded conditions Hazards and safety precautions associated with slack or excessively loaded ropes and mooring equipment Factors affecting the risk of mooring pattern loads deviating excessively from the designed loadings Appreciation of procedures for calculating wind force and current strength Page 27 of 31

30 Evidence Sources The following is a list of examples of the kinds of evidence that would provide a guide as to where an individual is meeting the standards required to become competent in this competency element: Process Know that winch forces should be held on brakes with the correct brake settings for the required holding power Know that winches should not be used in self tensioning mode Check tension levels are being kept within limits Taking appropriate action if tensions are outside prescribed limits Taking appropriate action if weather parameters are exceeded Verbal and/or Written Paper Tension monitoring equipment and methods Operating ranges and tolerances of mooring equipment, materials and tension monitors Permissible weather parameters for ship to remain on berth. Terminal procedures for bad weather Appearance of different ropes under slack, acceptably loaded and overloaded conditions Hazards and safety precautions associated with slack or excessively loaded ropes and mooring equipment Factors affecting the risk of mooring pattern loads deviating excessively from the designed loadings Appreciation of procedures for calculating wind force and current strength Underpinning Knowledge A competent individual needs to know and understand: That winch forces should be held on brakes with the correct brake settings for the required holding power That winches should not be used in self tensioning mode Page 28 of 31

31 Importance to check that tension levels are being kept within limits What appropriate action are to be taken if tensions are outside prescribed limits What appropriate action are to be taken if weather parameters are exceeded Hazards and safety precautions associated with slack or excessively loaded ropes and mooring equipment Factors affecting the risk of mooring pattern loads deviating excessively from the designed loadings Page 29 of 31

32 Competency Unit 2.5 Ensure ship/shore access is positioned, maintained and removed safely and efficiently Competency Element Test shore gangway to prescribe procedures Performance Criteria A competent person should be able to successfully perform the following: Test the shore gangways to prescribed procedure Take appropriate action if tests indicate malfunction Ensure that all walkways are: Clean and free from contamination Free from defect Unobstructed Well illuminated Safely rigged with nets and other safety equipment as required Range and Context Safe working loads of lifting gear General arrangements and working parameters of shore access equipment Gangway test and operating procedures Contingency actions Hazards and safety precautions associated with the positioning and use of access equipment Factors affecting the risks of accidents associated with access equipment Safety measures for access between ship and shore cover the following: Gangways and other means of access Gangway landing Lighting Evidence Sources The following is a list of examples of the kinds of evidence that would provide a guide as to where an individual is meeting the standards required to become competent in this competency element: Page 30 of 31

33 Process Testing the shore gangways to prescribed procedure Taking appropriate action if tests indicate malfunction Ensuring that all walkways are: Clean and free from contamination Free from defect Unobstructed Safely rigged with nets and other safety equipment as required Well illuminated Verbal and/or Written Paper Safe working loads of lifting gear General arrangements and working parameters of shore access equipment Gangway test and operating procedures Contingency actions Hazards and safety precautions associated with the positioning and use of access equipment Factors affecting the risks of accidents associated with access equipment Underpinning Knowledge A competent individual needs to know and understand: Method on how to test the shore gangways What appropriate action are to be taken if tests indicate malfunction Hazards and safety precautions associated with the positioning and use of access equipment Factors affecting the risks of accidents associated with access equipment Page 31 of 31

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