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Glossary

AMSA

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

– OHS Inspectorate for the Seacare scheme

APS

Australian Public Service

CDPP

Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

Commission

Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission

Ex officio

An ex officio member is a member of a body who is part of it by virtue of holding another office

FOI Act

Freedom of Information Act 1982

FSC

Flag State Control

FTE

Full Time Equivalent – calculated by the formula:

number of berths x (days operated in period/total days in period) x (standard shift hours per day x standard work days per week)

Fund

Seafarers Safety Net Fund

Hours worked

Total hours worked taking into account the continuous nature of coverage during a voyage where seafarers, who are generally on board a ship for 24 hours a day, are exposed to the risk of injury for the entire time on board a vessel, whether on or off duty.

Calculated using the formula:

(number of berths) x (days operated in period) x (daily hours of operation)

HSR

Health and Safety Representative

IPS

Information Publication Scheme

Levy Act

Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Act 1992

Levy Collection Act

Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Act 1992

OHS

Occupational Health and Safety

OHS(MI) Act

Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993

OHS Plan

Seacare Authority/AMSA OHS Plan 2019-2022

Panel

Health and Safety Representative Training Course Accreditation Panel

P&I Club

Protection and Indemnity Association

PBS

Portfolio Budget Statement

PGPA Act

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

Quorum

The minimum number of members needed to be present at a meeting for decisions to be made

Samson v Aucote

Samson Maritime Pty Ltd v Noel Aucote [2014] FCAFC 182

Seacare Authority

Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority

Seafarers Act

Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992

SRC Act

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988