If you’ve read this month’s GlobalMET newsletter 41, then you know how I feel about staying on top of maintenance! If one hasn’t read it, one should probably check it out and help to provide some good input.
The reason we go through such tedious and pain staking methods of developing a functioning maintenence system is to manage the risk! We want to manage the risk because we know there are inherent hazards and risks involved in doing the work required of seafarers.
As my Captain used to say, “… ten fingers and ten toes”. What he stereotypes to was the fact that few members came onboard with ten fingers (most) and ten toes and as long as he’s the Captain – they’re going to leave that way!