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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - Resolutions - Assembly - IMO Resolution A.1050(27) Revised Recommendations for Entering Enclosed Spaces Aboard Ships (Adopted on 30 November 2011) - The Assembly,

The Assembly,

 RECALLING Article 15(j) of the Convention on the International Maritime Organization regarding the functions of the Assembly in relation to regulations and guidelines concerning maritime safety,

 RECALLING ALSO its adoption, by resolution A.864(20), of the Recommendations for entering enclosed spaces aboard ships, incorporating therein recommendations for entering cargo spaces, tanks, pump-rooms, fuel tanks, cofferdams, duct keels, ballast tanks and similar enclosed spaces,

 BEING CONCERNED about the continued loss of life resulting from personnel entering shipboard spaces in which the atmosphere is oxygen-depleted, oxygen-enriched, toxic or flammable,

 BEING AWARE of the work undertaken in this regard by the International Labour Organization, Governments and segments of the private sector,

 HAVING CONSIDERED the recommendation made by the Maritime Safety Committee at its eighty-ninth session,

  1 ADOPTS the Revised Recommendations for entering enclosed spaces aboard ships, as set out in the Annex to the present resolution;

  2 INVITES Governments to bring the annexed revised recommendations to the attention of shipowners, ship operators and seafarers, urging them to apply them, as appropriate, to all ships;

  3 REQUESTS the Maritime Safety Committee to keep the revised recommendations under review and amend them as necessary;

  4 REVOKES resolution A.864(20).

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