Avoiding Injuries from ‘Pinch Points’ on Ships

Steering Mariners 9 minutes

Injuries and deaths on ships are the reasons for the majority of the insurance claims and grievances. To avoid such incidents, it is important for seafarers to be educated and trained about 'pinch points'.

On completion of this course, marine professionals will know what pinch points are and where to find them. Students will also know the measures and actions that should be implemented to prevent injuries from pinch points.

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Steering Mariners

Steering Mariners offers maritime courses to seafarers and mariners working onboard ships. The courses will not only provide practical guidance for the workplace but also assist with certification examinations. Steering Mariners is owned and managed by Dr (Capt) Samrat Ghosh who is associated with the maritime industry for more than 25 years. Dr Ghosh is an ex-master mariner who also has extensive experience as an educator and assessor. His research focuses on investigating the impact of innovative training and assessment methods in seafarer education and training towards improving students’ academic achievement. In this regard, he has also developed a conceptual framework to improve the validity and reliability of assessment. He also has keen interest in investigating the changing face of seafarer education due to automation in shipping and introduction of digital technologies.

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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 9 minutes
  5. Intended for: This course is for all maritime professionals.
  6. Reference: Based on parts of Occupational Health & Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993 www.safeopedia.com www.creativesafetysupply.com www.imca-int.com www.northwestsafety.com www.cgnet.com www.mnltap.umn.edu