Reflective Learning - Is It Equipment That Really Fails?

We want everyone to stay safe at work. Most days as we go about our routine everyday duties it is all plain sailing, as we try and do the right thing. However, there is always a risk that things can go wrong and in the blink of an eye, life can change. We all try to do everything we can to stay safe, we all try to take care of our equipment ensuring that it is well maintained and operating safely. Yet, despite this, we still experience failure of equipment which cause incidents often with severe consequences.

The aim of this course is not to just watch a video, it is to think and discuss the incident shown. We want the learner to reflect on the causes of the incidents involved in this video. We want them to relate to what has happened (or could happen) in similar situations on board their ship and what they could do differently in the future. The learner has an opportunity to understand how to prevent a similar incident from happening on their ship in the future.



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The Swedish Shipowners’ Association

The Swedish Shipowners’ Association was founded in 1906 as an industry and employers’ association. Since 2001, all employment issues have been handled by the Shipowners’ Employers’ Association, SARF. Consequently, the Swedish Shipowners’ Association is strictly an industry association representing around 60 Swedish shipping companies operating worldwide. The Swedish shipping industry is important in keeping Swedish industry competitive. The mission of the association is to increase knowledge of the Swedish shipping industry and promote issues nationally as well as internationally. Our member shipping companies are at the forefront of environmental and safety issues representing an attractive future field of business sector.

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  2. Price: Free
  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 20 minutes
  5. Intended for: All maritime professionals
  6. Reference: Based on Shell's Reflective Learning modules.