GUIDANCE ON FATIGUE MITIGATION AND MANAGEMENT - MSC Circular 1014

The guidelines provided in IMO MSC Circular Circ.1014 contain information on the symptoms and causes and potential dangers of fatigue and its effect on health and safety of personnel working on ships.

It also addresses solutions to combat fatigue related accidents from occurring. The guidelines consist of nine modules to address the specific concerns of ratings, ship’s officers, masters, training institutions, owners/managers, naval architects and ship designers, maritime pilots and tugboat personnel to better understand and manage fatigue.

 

The text of MSC Circular 1014 can be found here.