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The Safe Working Practices Series comprises of the following modules:

  • Safe Working Practices I
  • Safe Working Practices II
  • Safe Working Practices III
  • Safe Working Practices in Machinery spaces

SAFE WORKING PRACTICES I

Purpose

This module has been developed in accordance with the standard maritime code of safe working practices. It is divided in four parts and each part can be completed independently.

  •  Precautions to avoid fire onboard.
  •  Emergency procedures for assisting casualty in confined space when spillages of dangerous goods take place on various spaces of the ship.
  •  Health & hygiene rules guidelines.
  •  Safety precautions when moving around & working onboard.

Type of vessels

The module is applicable to all ships.

Shipboard personnel

Applicable to all personnel.

      

Module topics
  •  Careless smoking.
  •  Use of personal or other electrical appliances.
  •  Material contaminated with oil.
  •  Storage and handling of combustible materials in machinery spaces.
  •  Misuse of cooking materials in Galley.
  •  Emergency procedures during rescue from dangerous space.
  •  Emergency procedures during spillage of dangerous goods.
  •  Minor injuries treatment.
  •  Malaria & Rats.
  •  Medication.
  •  Working in high humidity & tropical environments.
  •  Clothes to wear onboard.
  •  Basic housekeeping rules.
  •  Substances hazardous to health.
  •  Mooring ropes accidents.
  •  Personal injuries on hands, feet and head.
  •  Electrical hazards.
  •  Working on Deck areas.
  •  Working on Machinery areas.
  •  Transit areas on deck.
  •  Lighting requirements.
  •  Guarding of openings on decks.
  •  Passing through watertight doors’ openings.
  •  Knowledge assessment examination.
Duration

Approximately 2 hours.

 


SAFE WORKING PRACTICES II

Purpose

This module has been developed in accordance with the standard maritime code of safe working practices. It is divided in three parts and each part can be completed independently.

  •  Safety rules & guidelines when working on deck areas.
  •  General mooring & anchoring safe working practices.
  •  Boarding arrangements.

Type of vessels

The module is applicable to all ships.

Shipboard personnel

Applicable to Deck personnel.

      

Module topics
  •  Aloft / outboard.
  •  Near ship’s whistle whilst ship is underway.
  •  On funnel whilst ship is underway.
  •  Close to radio aerials whilst ship is underway.
  •  Close to radar scanner.
  •  On portable ladders.
  •  On cradles and stages.
  •  Anchoring & weighing anchor.
  •  Making fast & casting off.
  •  Gangways.
  •  Pilot ladders & hoists.
  •  Knowledge assessment examination.
Duration

Approximately 40 minutes.

 


SAFE WORKING PRACTICES III

Purpose

This module has been developed in accordance with the standard maritime code of safe working practices. It is divided in three parts and each part can be completed independently.

  •  Safety rules & guidelines when using various tools & equipment.
  •  Using personal protective equipment.
  •  Safety markings, posters, & labeling in way of ship & its associated equipment.

Type of vessels

The module is applicable to all ships.

Shipboard personnel

Applicable to all personnel.

      

Module topics
  •  Hand tolls.
  •  Power operated portable tools & equipment.
  •  Bench machines.
  •  Abrasive wheels.
  •  Hydraulic/Pneumatic/High Pressure Jetting Equipment.
  •  Hydraulic jacks.
  •  Handling of ropes.
  •  Use of personal protective equipment, for eyes & face, head, ears, foot, hand, body.
  •  Use of safety harness.
  •  Use of lifebouys.
  •  Emergency escape breathing device.
  •  Respirators.
  •  Resuscitation Equipment.
  •  Recognition & use of safety signs, markings & posters on a shipboard environment.
  •  Gas cylinders markings.
  •  Portable fire extinguishers markings.
  •  Hand signals for lifting appliances.
  •  Knowledge assessment examination.
Duration

Approximately 1 ½ hours.

 


SAFE SYSTEMS OF WORK IN MACHINERY SPACES

Purpose

This module has been developed in accordance with the standard maritime code of safe working practices. It is referring solely to safe working practices that must be followed when working in machinery spaces and performing certain jobs that impose danger to human life & environment.

Type of vessels

The module is applicable to all ships.

Shipboard personnel

Applicable to Engine room personnel.

Module topics
  •  In high noise level environment.
  •  Close to steam / exhaust pipes.
  •  In engine room bilges.
  •  On filling a settling tank.
  •  Remote controls for stopping machinery.
  •  On boiler (lighting procedure).
  •  In unmanned machinery spaces.
  •  Knowledge assessment examination.
Duration

Approximately 30 minutes.

The Safe Working Practices Series can be updated by the Customer with customised modules using the Maritime Trainer software utilities.