STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities

STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities

Course Overview

Our STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities course, accredited by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), has been designed to give students an understanding of life at sea and how to observe safe working practices. This course also provides information on emergency procedures, pollution prevention, effective communications, human relations and an understanding of the necessary actions to control fatigue.

Course Aim

The aim of the course is to give seafarers the essential education and training in Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities, meeting the knowledge, understanding and proficiency in accordance with current MNTB (Merchant Navy Training Board) guidelines.

Course Content

  • Emergency procedures on board a vessel
  • Alarm systems
  • Personal safety equipment
  • Pollution prevention and its consequences
  • Health and Safety at Work regulations
  • Relevant publications
  • Effective communications and Human Relations
  • Conflict resolution
  • Fatigue and Circadian Rhythm
  • Current legislation

By the end of this module each student will be able to demonstrate:

  • Compliance with emergency procedures on board
  • Precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment
  • How to follow safe working practices
  • How to contribute to effective communications
  • How to contribute to effective human relations
  • A knowledge of the causes of, and necessary actions to control fatigue

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