Regulation 18 - Ship Recycling Facility Plan
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Regulation 18 - Ship Recycling Facility Plan

 Ship Recycling Facilities authorized by a Party shall prepare a Ship Recycling Facility Plan. The Plan shall be adopted by the board or the appropriate governing body of the Recycling Company, and shall include:

  • .1 a policy ensuring workers’ safety and the protection of human health and the environment, including the establishment of objectives that lead to the minimization and elimination to the extent practicable of the adverse effects on human health and the environment caused by Ship Recycling;

  • .2 a system for ensuring implementation of the requirements set out in this Convention, the achievement of the goals set out in the policy of the Recycling Company, and the continuous improvement of the procedures and standards used in the Ship Recycling operations;

  • .3 identification of roles and responsibilitilies for employers and workers when conducting Ship Recycling operations;

  • .4 a programme for providing appropriate information and training of workers for the safe and environmentally sound operation of the Ship Recycling Facility;

  • .5 an emergency preparedness and response plan;

  • .6 a system for monitoring the performance of Ship Recycling;

  • .7 a record-keeping system showing how Ship Recycling is carried out;

  • .8 a system for reporting discharges, emissions, incidents and accidents causing damage, or with the potential of causing damage, to workers’ safety, human health and the environment; and

  • .9 a system for reporting occupational diseases, accidents, injuries and other adverse effects on workers’ safety and human health,

taking into account guidelines developed by the Organization.

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