What is a SMS?
A Safety Management System (SMS) is a systematic approach to managing safety.
By following established policies, practices and procedures you ensure the safety of vessels, environment, crew and passengers.
All domestic commercial vessels must have a SMS that demonstrates and documents how your vessel meets the mandatory requirements of Marine Order 504.
Your vessel’s SMS should be based on a risk assessment of your operations. It should describe how safety, maintenance and operation is managed on your vessel.
What are the benefits of a SMS?
The majority of incidents onboard a vessel occur because of human error.
A good SMS can reduce accidents and incidents and result in:
Improved safety culture
Improved safety performance
Improved operational reliability
Compliance with legal requirements
Safety Afloat can assist you in preparing your SMS and drafting up a Risk Assessment for your business.
What Does it Cost?
Pricing for marine SMS documentation varies depending on size and complexity.
Starting from $400-600 for a small operation. We can provide an SMS to a company running numerous vessels employing dozens of personnel ... and every size operation in between.
Pricing available on request.
Safety Afloat also offer review and updating of existing SMS to comply with Marine Order 504.
Delivery of documentation ranges between 1 to 6 weeks depending on complexity.
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