This course is suitable for seafarers who are about to serve, or are already serving as either safety representatives or safety officers. This training is intended to meet the requirements set out in The Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) Regulations and the Code of Safe Working Practice for Merchant Seafarers (CoSWP).
The course addresses both accident prevention and accident investigation.
The aims of the course are to ensure that the delegates will:
Understand the duties of the SSO
Have considered the legal framework for safety
Understand the relationship between the ISM code, safety management onboard ship
Have an overview of the ISM code
Have considered the causes of accidents
Understand the process and limitations of risk assessment
Have considered the accident investigation process
Understand the importance of appropriate interviewing technique
Have considered factors influencing the effectiveness of safety committee meetings