SAFETY AND SECURITY
Safety and Security are at the care of all activities in the ships operation. Block 2 comprises 7
units,first four of which, i.e. units 5, 6, 7 and 8, deal with security and remaining 3 with thegeneral safety measures which are required in shipboard operations.Unit 5 deals with the principles of risk assessment, risk management and importance of check lists.Unit 6 introduces the genesis and the objective of the ISPS code and discusses thesecurity responsibilities of the contracting governments, ships personal companies andport facility.Unit 7 deals with the ship security assessment, ship security plan and ship securityactions including emergency preparedness, drills and exercises.Unit 8 introduces to you security equipment and systems in ships and ports and dealsextensively with threat identification, recognition and methods of physical search.Unit 9 introduces the important IMO conventions that deal with safety, IMO safetysymbols and signs and discusses importance of protective clothing and permit to work system.Unit 10 deals with precautions to be taken while boarding or disembarking from a ship,anchoring and mooring operations and while working aloft and lifting boats manually.Unit 11 deals extensively with safety while welding, grinding, flame cutting andprecautions to be taken when entering enclosed spaces.