You must comply with this standard if you are the operator of a maritime vessel in Australian waters.
This international standard sets out the minimum requirements for pilot ladders on board vessels.
ISO 799:2004 specifies requirements for a ship's pilot ladder which is provided to enable a maritime pilot to embark and disembark a ship safely along a vertical portion of the ship's hull. It is applicable to merchant ships which embark and disembark maritime pilots with the ship underway.
National maritime safety administrations are urged to accept ladders complying with ISO 799:2004 on their ships, as complying fully with the requirements of the 1974 International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), as amended.
Please consult the Agency Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.