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Legal Aspects on Injuries

Legal Aspects on Injuries

Today it is a well-established fact that the operation of high-speed boats might be the most dangerous peace-time job you can find. Studies show that more people get injured than in maybe any other occupation. Most common sites of injury are lumbar spine, neck and knees. Based on this knowledge the EU Commission and Parliament have put into effect very strict regulations on allowable exposure levels. Some operators in Europe, e.g. KNRM in Holland, the UK Ministry of Defence and the Swedish...

IMO High Speed Craft (HSC) Code

With the development of many new types of HSC in the 1980s and 1990s, IMO decided to adopt new international regulations dealing with the special needs of this type of vessel. In 1994, IMO adopted the International Code of Safety for High-Speed Craft (HSC Code) (resolution MSC.36 (63), which was developed following a revision of the Code of Safety of Dynamically Supported Craft (resolution A.373(X)). Also in 1994, IMO adopted a new SOLAS chapter X - Safety measures for high-speed craft, which...

Diretriz de vibrações da UE

Diretriz de vibrações da UE, explicações das implicações   A diretriz da UE torna o empregador ou a autoridade operacional responsável por minimizar a exposição dos passageiros e dos funcionários aos impactos perigosos a que estão sujeitos em embarcações de alta velocidade, ao oferecer as melhores soluções técnicas disponíveis como, por exemplo, assentos.   Do ponto de vista legal somente as melhores soluções disponíveis são aceitáveis.   Os assentos tipo sela...

Disclaimer

Driving fast at sea is always associated with significant risks, especially in high sea states. Even the best seats in the world will never be a guarantee against injuries. The enhanced control and comfort of the Ullman Jockey Seats and the Ullman Cockpit System can make you want to drive faster. Do not drive your boat faster than what feels comfortable for everyone onboard. It is your responsibility as a boat driver to keep everybody onboard safe. REMEMBER: Discomfort is a sign of dangerous...