Welcome to the MUA Safety Page. In this section of the website you will find news, updates, safety alerts, tools, and materials to campaign for better safety on the job.
The maritime industry is a hazardous industry. The MUA is known for our militant and uncompromising commitment to safety. No workplace issue is more important than our safety on the job.
Whether you work on our nation's ports and wharves, offshore in the mighty oil and gas industry, diving deep in the ocean, on ferries and tugs, or at sea on vessels of every kind, safety is paramount.
It is a fundamental human right for every worker to come home safe and sound to our families - at the end of the day they are the real reason we go to work every day.
No more deaths on the waterfront.
That was the clear message coming out of the inaugural Sydney Branch Stevedoring Safety Conference, held on 8-9 November at the MUA Conference Centre, Sydney.READ MORE
AMSA MARINE NOTICE: High pressure fire-fighting systems—Design safeguards against personal injury marine notice 04/2018
To inform all shipowners, operators, masters and crew of the hazards when working with high-pressure fire-fighting systems and the safeguards that may be implemented to prevent injury.READ MORE