Shipboard Safety Officer (incl. Risk Assessment and Incident Investigation)
- Course Type:
- Shipboard Safety Officer
- Training School:
- Novikontas Maritime College
- online course
- 2 days
The course is based on the Guidelines given in the STCW Code 2010 Table A-II/2 & A-III/2 and IMO Model Course 3.11 (Marine Accident & Incident Investigation). The industry requirements such as SIRE VIQ Section 5.3, CDI Section 1.3.24 and TMSA 9A.1 are covered.
The course consists of lectures and presentations on topics that Designated Person should have undergone, relating to safety management elements in compliance with the requirements of the ISM Code, particularly with regard to:
- Role and responsibilities of a safety officer
- The tasks, roles and members of the safety committee.
- Risk assessment and management.
- Near Misses
- How to provide the necessary advice to resolve safety concerns or problems and to encourage adherence to prevention principles.
- Supervision of safety onboard
- Accident and incident investigation
- Human factor and safe working practices
- Teamwork and communication in a multinational crew
- Inspections and Audits
The trainees who successfully complete the course should gain the necessary knowledge for carrying out duties and responsibilities assigned to a Shipboard Safety Officer:
- Have the knowledge of the general dangers involved in shipboard operations
- Understand the role of a safety officer
- Understand the importance of identifying general hazards and spreading safety awareness
- Carry out Risk assessment
- Carry out accident investigations and root cause analysis
- Handle stress and fatigue and understand its implications to accidents
- Understand the importance of reporting near misses and accidents
- Handle internal and external safety audits