Working on a ship is a hazardous occupation, to which you are exposed as soon as you step onboard. It is necessary to understand the hazards, as well as equipment and procedures, to avoid the risks. There are several types of equipment on board a ship involving safety hazards. Everyone onboard must be aware of likely dangers concerning this equipment.
During this course, you will learn about emergency procedures and how to protect your self and your team. What is an emergency, how do different alarm signals sound like, and when is PPE needed? You will learn how to comply with emergency procedures and take precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment.
You will also be able to observe safe working practices and get some guidelines on how to contribute to better communication and relationships onboard.