MGN 533 (M) Means of access

Measures that shipowners and employers are expected to take in order to provide a safe means of access on UK ships.


MGN 533 (M) Means of access

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This notice should be read in conjunction with the Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) Regulations 1997 (S.I. 1997/2967).

The Merchant Shipping (Means of Access) Regulations 1988 have been revoked, and this notice replaces the statutory duties in those regulations.

Notice to all

  • shipowners
  • operators
  • managers
  • other employers of seafarers
  • masters
  • officers and seafarers
Published 3 February 2015
Last updated 12 February 2015 + show all updates
  1. MGN 533 (M) Means of access - amendment in progress.
  2. First published.