Safety Officers and Safety Officials

All ships registered in the state must appoint an officer or to appoint a safety official. It is the duty of this Safety Officer/Official/Representative to use his or her best endeavours to ensure that the provisions of the Code of Safe Working Practices and the employer’s occupational health and safety policies are complied with.

The course for safety officer or representative can include the following modules:

  • Cost of an Accident
  • Principles of accident prevention
  • Eye Witness exercises
  • Safety Officers and Representatives
  • Safety Committee
  • Purpose of Investigation
  • Improved safety Awareness
  • Collecting Information
  • Reporting accident and report writing
  • Code of Safe Working Practice for Seamen
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