Ship Sanitation: Engine Room Mobile App
The engine room and nearby compartments can contain hazardous microbial, chemical and physical agents.
How does it work?
Infectious agents and harmful chemicals can be transferred from the engine room into waste through connections to black water (as defined in the glossary), grey water (as defined in the glossary), ballast water, effluent from oil–water separators, cooling water, boiler and steam generator blowdown, industrial wastewater and other hazardous waste.
Use the Ship Sanitation: Engine Room mobile app for reviewing main risks The main risks include contamination by vectors and effects of the engine-room environment on the occupational health of crew members, including: external exposure to oil and inhalation of oil vapor and mist created by poorly ventilated and located equipment; high temperature of enclosed control rooms with insufficient cooling facilities; insufficient lighting.