Unit 3 Emergency Operations

Unit 3 Emergency Operations - Massachusetts Maritime...

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Capt. Murphy/Unit 03 1 Vessel Familiarization Unit 03 Emergency Operations Emergency Operations
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Capt. Murphy/Unit 03 2 Emergency Operations Unit Learning Objectives 1. Explain the basic philosophy of crisis management and the development of contingency plans. 2. Describe the corrective action planning process. 3. Explain the decision criteria for abandonment. 4. Explain the Abandonment Response Plan 5. Explain the actions upon entering the lifeboat. 6. Explain the actions upon entering the liferaft. 7. Review Safety of Life At Sea (SOLAS) instructions. 8. Explain water rationing techniques 9. Describe the causes of dehydration in survival situations 10. Describe the signs and symptoms of dehydration and heat stroke 11. Describe dehydration therapy in survival craft Emergency Operations In the event of an abnormal operating condition or emergency situation consider the following: 1. What indications or bridge/engine alarms will be observed? 2. What steps or corrective measures are required to remedy the situation? 3. What operating limitations are imposed by this abnormal or emergency condition? 4. What additional abnormal operating conditions or emergency situations might arise as a result of the existing condition or failure to correct for this situation? 5. How does this abnormal operating condition affect watchkeeping status? 6. What logbook entries are required by regulatory bodies or the Standing Orders to document the event. (Documentary evidence)
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Capt. Murphy/Unit 03 3 Corrective Action Planning LOOK MONITOR FOLLOW-UP THINK PLAN ACT IF YOU FAIL TO PLAN, YOU PLAN TO FAIL! Corrective Action Planning Once and emergency exists, strategy planning for problem resolution should utilize an effective total quality management (TQM) approach that incorporates corrective action planning incorporating the following procedures: 1. Identify the problem. (Look) 2. Define the extent of the problem. (Think) 3. Develop a corrective action plan. (Plan) • Always plan for the worst case scenario • Develop and evaluate all the options • Plan for contingencies
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Capt. Murphy/Unit 03 4 Corrective Action Planning 4. Execute the plan for corrective action in the proper sequence. Many of the steps in the procedure may be critical path operations requiring precise execution. (Act) 5. Continually assess and control the results of corrective actions until the problem is safely resolved. (Monitor) 6. Implement appropriate countermeasures to prevent reoccurrence. (Follow-up) • Identify the root cause of the problem • Modify the system • Design error trapping mechanisms Phases of Maritime Rescue Every successful rescue has three distinct phases, which are: 1. Abandonment or Escape Phase
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