Author: ILMD ILMD

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has deemed shipyard work to be an extremely dangerous occupation, recording more than twice the number of reported injuries in shipyard workers as among the general construction business. OSHA recommends a set of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guidelines to...

While a seaman is out of work due to a work-related injury, he/she is entitled to receive maintenance payments. Maintenance payments are a living allowance paid to the seaman to replace lost wages until he reaches his point of full recovery or maximum medical improvement....