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Introduction To Health and Safety For Marine Operations

  • Introduction to Health and Safety for Marine Operations
  • Overview of Health and Safety – what it is, what it involves and why it is necessary
  • The International Framework for Health and Safety
  • Europe and Health and Safety
  • National Standards for Health and Safety
  • UK HSE and the MCA
  • Statistics relating to accidents and injuries

Duties and Obligations To Oneself and Others

  • Introduction
  • The Employer
  • Temporary Workers
  • Self Employed
  • Employees
  • Obligations to Others
  • Training
  • Understanding Accident Causation

Risk Assessment

  • Introduction
  • What is Risk Assessment
  • Key Definitions
  • Example using definitions
  • Before Assessing risk
  • Assessing the Risk
  • Action Following Assessment
  • Who Should Assess risk
  • Hazards
  • Examples of Hazards
  • Who Might be Harmed
  • Hierarchy of Risk Control
  • Other Measures

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Introduction
  • Definition of PPE
  • Provision and Use of PPE
  • Assessing Suitable PPE
  • Types of PPE
  • Training
  • Maintenance
  • Other Regulations

Specific High Risk Activities

  • Entry into Enclosed Spaces
  • Introduction
  • Definition of a confined space
  • What are the problems?
  • Oxygen depleting cargoes
  • Managing the risks
  • Emergency Rescue
  • Working at height
  • Safety Harness’s and Fall Arrest Systems
  • Working on Electrical System
  • Working on mechanical system

Slips, Trips and Fall

  • Introduction
  • Portable Ladders
  • Ships Ladders
  • Use of Ships Ladders
  • Slips and Trips

Reporting of Accidents and Incidents

  • Introduction
  • RIDDOR 1995
  • Death or Major Injury
  • Injuries and Disease
  • Dangerous Occurrences
  • Confidential Reporting Systems (CHIRP etc)

The Law of Health and Safety

  • Definition of Health and Safety
  • Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974
  • Relevant Statutory Provisions
  • The Docks Regulations 1988
  • Enforcement of Heath and Safety
  • Powers of Enforcement Officers
  • Methods of enforcement

The Human Element

  • Introduction
  • The Human Mind
  • Taking Risks
  • Making Decisions
  • Making Mistakes
  • Tiredness and Stress
  • Working with others
  • Communicating with others

Port Operations

  • Introduction
  • Safe operations on quaysides and ships decks
  • Health Hazards
  • Introduction
  • Dusty Cargo’s
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • The Safer Ports Initiative
  • The Initiative
  • Practical Applications
  • Practical Measures

Classic Accidents their causes and Causation, Analysis and Findings

  • Domino Theory
  • Swiss Chesse Theory
  • Functional Resonance
  • Normalisation of Deviance
  • Five dimensions of cultural difference
  • Titanic
  • Torry Cannyon
  • Herald of Free Enterprise
  • Derbyshire
  • Exxon Valdez
  • Braer
  • Costa Concordia
  • Others