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Port Safety & Security Awareness Course

Posted: February 2, 2016

Course Title:      Port Safety and Security Awareness Training


Course Duration:             1 Day


Course Aim:      

  • The purpose of this course is to provide awareness training in Health & Safety, as outlined in the Code of Practice for Health and Safety in Dock Work  published by the  Health and Safety Authority (HSA), for any person engaged in work activity in ports and docks facilities and
  • To provide awareness training in port security as required by the International Ship & Port Facility Security(ISPS) Code


Course Objectives:    

  • To promote a safety culture among the many diverse users of a port
  • To ensure that anyone directly involved in work activity in ports are aware of their responsibilities under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (No. 10 of 2005)
  • To ensure that all persons are aware of the hazardous nature of dock work
  • To ensure that all persons required to work on board ships are aware of the hazards to be encountered
  • To help in the assessment of risk arising in docks operations
  • To promote an understanding of the requirements of the ISPS Code

Course Content:

  • Introduction
  • Port Accident Statistics
  • Definitions
  • Legislation
  • Responsibilities
  • Managing Health and Safety in Ports
  • Hazards on Docks
  • Hazards on Board Ships
  • Port Security


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