Which UK regulations govern the provision and use of work equipment on UK ships, and which M Notice explains them?

The Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Provision and Use of Work Equipment) Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/2183) (commonly known as “PUWER”). Guidance on their requirements is in MGN 331, as amended by MGN 378, and in Chapter 20 of the Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seamen.

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