Length: 28 Min.
Since towboats are constantly on the job it is your duty to keep them in ship shape with proper maintenance as directed by wheelhouse personnel. Maintenance duties almost always include the use of some type of equipment or tool which can be powered by electrical, mechanical, or pneumatice means.Inspect power tools before using them. If any are found to be defective, report it to your supervisor. Do not use defective equipment until repairs can be made by authorized service personnel......Remove any hanging gear that obstructs a walkway, or any loose material on the boat or barge deck that could cause somenone to slip and fall.Spilled oil, grease, or any other slippery substances should