Oil Cargo Overflow – The Human Element

Karco 33 minutes

Oil cargo spillages are a large MARPOL concern and usually avoidable if correct procedures are followed. This course is based on a case study and explains the hazards and risks of oil cargo operations with respect to the human element and discusses ways to limit the impact of poor management of the operations.

Upon completion of this course, the candidate will understand the hazards and risks of oil cargo operations with respect to spillages and how the human element of management can compound these risks. The candidate will then learn ways of mitigating these risks by good human resource management practices.

Learning Outcomes:
• Define the hazards and risks of cargo operations.
• Explain how human factors can compound and add to the risks of oil cargo operations.
• Describe good resource management techniques that mitigate the risks of the human element to cargo operations.

Note: All the content within this course is developed by Seably apart from the Video which is kindly provided by KARCO.

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KARCO are Pioneers in 3D animated marine safety videos through which they offer a unique and effective learning system to already over 250 companies worldwide. The Karco courses are developed in response to the real-time needs of our customers globally. The content for all the videos is being provided by clients operating hundreds of vessels, with decades of experience behind them. This ensures that the content reflects true operational and shipboard requirements.

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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 33 minutes
  5. Intended for: Intended for all tanker personnel expecting to be involved in oil operations. It is also of use to all seafarers loading oil in any capacity, such as fuel oils, bunkers or lubricating oils.
  6. Reference: Not based on any reference