Did you know, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, almost 30% of deaths in the workplace involve falls from ladders or scaffolding? Within a shipyard environment, accessing heights is a significant part of the production process.
So, you want a job in a shipyard? What does it take to succeed in this exciting but specialized industry? In this post, we’ll take a look at what steps you can take to have a successful career in shipbuilding, even if you’re starting from the ground up.
What is your company culture? Studies are showing that job seekers are looking to work with employers who share their values and workstyle.
Shipfitters are an essential part of a marine industry crew. They fabricate and layout metal for the ship’s build or repair.
Last month, we talked about preventing falls from elevations in your shipyard. But there are also concerns about falls from the same level within a marine environment.
The interview for your next shipyard job is your chance to make a great impression. Interviewing is how a potential employer gets to know who you are and how well you think on your feet.
Ergonomics is the study of how people work comfortably and efficiently in their workplace. It can include many aspects, including the type of desk or chair you sit in when working.
Interviewing can feel like an impossible challenge. And it feels more frustrating the more you’ve spent on the hunt, which means that you’ve heard very similar questions from various potential employers.
Shipyards have a lot of potential hazards. From the potential danger of the water to the small enclosed spaces where employees must work, shipbuilding has its share of workplace risks.
Distractions are often a part of any job. But distractions are always what can cause major accidents.