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Safe boarding of vessels


published on 25 February 2021 408 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "Workplace Safety and Health Council". Originally published on 2021-02-23.
Boarding a vessel at sea is no simple task. This video provides detailed instructions and demonstrations about safe boarding of vessels.
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