Safety Officer

The shipboard safety officer is to provide seafarers and shipping companies with the necessary advice and assistance to maintain a healthy and safe living and working environment. This course provides training required by those newly appointed or about to be appointed in the role.

Target audience: seafarers serving in the role or about to serve in the role as safety officer or safety representative

Regulations addressed:

  • Chapter 13 of The Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seafarers 
  • The relevant parts of IMO Model Course 3.11
  • UK Statutory Instrument 1997/2962 and UK MNTB Guidelines 

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This course may be accepted as evidence of compliance where training for the role of shipboard safety officer is required, for example: The ISM Code, TMSA3, VIQ7, STCW Table A - II/2, III/2, Section A - III/3 etc.