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Basic Safety Training

Duration: 5 or 6 days
Scope:

This course has been designed to meet the requirements of STCW section VI/1 and is based on the guidelines of IMO Model Courses 1.19, 1.20, 1.21, 1.23 and consists of the following:


Personal Survival Techniques VI/I-I
Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting VI/I-2
Elementary First Aid VI/I-3
Personal Safety and Social Responsibility VI/I-4
Course is open to all seafarers employed or engaged in any capacity on board ship.

Objective:

After successful completion of the course the trainee will be able to demonstrate competency in surviving at sea in the event of ship abandonment; minimize the risk of fire; take immediate action upon encountering an accident or medical emergency; comply with emergency procedures, observe safe working practices and effectively communicate with others.

Course Content:
Personal Survival Techniques VI/I-I
  • Introduction, safety and survival
  • Emergency situations
  • Evacuation
  • Survival craft and rescue boats
  • Personal life – saving appliances
  • Survival at sea
  • Emergency radio equipment
  • Helicopter assistance
Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting VI/I-2
  • Introduction and principles
  • Theory of fire
  • Fire prevention
  • Fire detection
  • Fixed fire-extinguishing systems
  • Miscellaneous fire-fighting equipment
  • Ship fire-fighting organization
  • Fire-fighting methods
  • Fire-fighting drills
  • Review and final assessment
Elementary First Aid VI/I-3
  • General principles
  • Body structure and functions
  • Positioning of casualty
  • The unconscious casualty
  • Resuscitation
  • Bleeding
  • Management of shock
  • Burns and scalds, and accidents caused by electricity
  • Rescue and transport of casualty
Personal Safety and Social Responsibility VI/I-4
  • Safe work on ship
  • Human relationship and contribution for good human relationship on ship
  • Understanding order and ability of understanding given order
  • Methods in emergency
  • Prevention for pollution of sea environment
  • Human relationships

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