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Course Title: PERSONAL SAFETY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Duration: 3 Days

COVERAGE / PROGRAM FOCUS:
  • Emergency procedures on board
  • Types of emergencies
  • Shipboard contingency plans for response to emergencies
  • Emergency signals
  • Master lists
  • Action to be taken on discovering potential emergencies
  • Action to be taken on hearing the emergency alarm
  • Value of training and drills
  • Knowledge of escape routes, internal communication
  • Video films and discussion
  • Pollution prevention
  • Effects of operational or accidental pollution on the marine environment
  • Marpol and its contents
  • Basic environmental protection procedure
  • Safety philosophy & safe working practices
  • Importance of adhering to safe working practices
  • Safety and protection devices
  • Entering enclosed spaces : procedures & precautions
  • Demonstration, video film & discussion
  • Safe thinking & accident prevention on board
  • Familiarization with international measures concerning accident
  • Prevention and occupational health
  • General principals
  • Video film and discussion
  • Communication on board
  • Fundamentals of communication
  • Effective transmission skills
  • Effective listening skills
  • Methods to improve communication
  • International relationships
  • Elements involved in team building
  • Effective working in a multicultural environments
  • Inter - dependence and mutual respect
  • Discipline & self control
  • Professionalism, video film and discussion
  • Social responsibilities
  • Employment conditions
  • Individuals rights and obligations
  • Drug and alcohol abuse
  • Good housekeeping
  • Qualities of a team member
METHOD:

Combination of classroom lecture-presentation and discussion reinforced with case studies.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT / TARGET GROUP:

The course is mandatory for all to join ship.

COURSE CERTIFICATE:

A certificate of course completion shall be issued to those who shall satisfactorily fulfill the course requirements. Certificate of Proficiency is issued by the Department of Shipping on completion of an oral test.