A ship is a complex structure from inside with several small and enclosed spaces. Incidents can occur due to fire, heat exhaustion, smoke or toxic fumes. Being ready for these situations is paramount. Having the right equipment to enter a confined space or to perform a rescue from a confined space should it be necessary.
Didsbury man-riding hoists and tripods are proven for the marine environment and recommended by rescue organisations.
There are many enclosed spaces on ships not limited to following: