George Devereese, Loss Prevention Advisor, UK P&I Club, says that personal injury is the Club’s second highest volume of claims and the most costly as well. He suggests information sharing as best practice for loss prevention, for example near miss and accident reporting should become an actual learning experience for all crew onboardRead More »
Author: George Devereese
George Devereese is a Loss Prevention Advisor at UK P&I Club. George is ex Royal Navy with a certificate of competency equivalent to that achieved in the Merchant Navy and has extensive ship handling experience in a number of RN hull types. He is qualified as Company Security Officer, ISM, ISPS & ISO 14001 lead auditor and prior to joining UK Club was employed as deputy safety and security manager. Club’s loss prevention department has the aim of reducing the Members’ exposure to claims by raising awareness of risk, publishing loss prevention materials and statistics, and illustrations of how claims may be avoided. Publications issued by the department include the Major Claims Analysis, Loss Prevention News and Carefully to Carry. Videos are regularly produced.