Maritime Progress produces a series of manuals designed to enhance vessel Safety Management Systems covering the more commonly requested areas.
The suite of manuals is written in the easily understood SafetyWORKS format which is ideal for seafarers whose first language may not be English. A unique feature of all SafetyWORKS documentation is the inclusion of special icons, which direct the seafarer to other sources of operational, safety and where appropriate, pollution prevention information available on board the ship. For example below here are some of the icons used throughout the manuals:-
Refer to another part of this Manual or to a different publication.
Refer to an instructional or training poster or to a notice.
Means a general warning or caution.
Offered in ring binders the manuals can be easily updated by ships staff in the event of regulation changes. Some manuals will require inclusion of ship specific information in clearly identified sections and hence may require subsequent approval by the appropriate authorities.