Naval Harbour Master
Royal Australian Navy
The maintenance of infrastructure and mobile equipment is essential for effective asset management. This will minimise cost and increase the usefulness of a product’s life cycle. There is also a need to adhere to the regulatory requirements and safety of care for workers, since a company’s primary asset is in their people.
In July 2018 the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 was updated to ensure all businesses adhered and followed a code of conduct for safe work. Under the Act the resounding principle was that workers were given the ultimate protection from any potential hazards, with regular inspections and duty of care required. Compliance requires a strict process to manage skills and understanding the risks present in port operations will minimise these dangers.
- Understanding the regulatory requirements and compliance standards to reduce safety risks
- Reducing potential hazards through demonstrating the appropriate attitude and approaches
- Ensuring structures and assets are built and deployed safely to reduce incident