An online risk assessment tool to improve the standards of ship recycling operations

Fariya, Siti and Gunbeyaz, Sefer Anil and Kurt, Rafet Emek and Turan, Osman and Giagloglou, Eva and Ates, Aylin and Sunaryo, Sunaryo and Budi Djatmiko, Eko and Nugroho, Setyo (2021) An online risk assessment tool to improve the standards of ship recycling operations. In: 1st International Conference on the Stability and Safety of Ships and Ocean Vehicles, 2021-06-07 - 2021-06-11, Online.

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Ship recycling process is a tricky business and accepted as one of the most hazardous working environments if not done correctly. Ship recycling has many severe risks and most of the times it is lacking proper planning. Due to its complex procedure and the risks involved, there is a need of structured and guided way of approaching job tasks, and in addition, incorporating hazard identification and risk management for various experts is needed. A web base structured risk assessment tool dedicated to various professions related to ship recycling is developed. In this paper, the principles behind this web-based tool ‘Three Step Online tool’ are introduced, and its methodology is explained. Moreover, a case study of a ship recycling job task in Indonesia is presented. The result shows that this online based tool has been well received by multiple experts such as occupational health & safety experts and ship recyclers.