SCOPE This course is intended for seafaring personnel responsible for the handling of package. Dangerous, hazardous and harmful cargoes / dangerous goods aboard ships and shore based personnel responsible for the transport of dangerous goods by sea and involved in any of the aspects set out but not limited to classification, packaging, consignment procedures, loading and segregation.

The course has been prepared in accordance with the requirements of section A – II/2 of the STCW ’95 and follows the guidance contained in Section B – V/C of the Code.

OBJECTIVES The students who complete this course shall be bale to contribute to the preparations and executions of the safe carriage of dangerous goods and marine pollutants by sea. The enhanced regulatory requirements will increase a HAZMAT employee’s awareness of safety considerations involved in safe packing, loading unloading, handling, storing and transportation of hazardous materials and improve emergency preparedness for responding to accidents or incidents involving the transportation of hazardous materials incidents caused by human error and mitigate the effects of incidents when they occur.
ENTRY STANDARDS This course is open to all seafarers who have completed Basic Safety Course who will serve on board vessels that are engaged in transporting dangerous goods and to shore based personnel who in the course of employment directly affects hazardous materials transportation, test, reconditions, repairs, modifies, marks or otherwise represents containers, drum or packaging as qualified for use in the transportation of hazardous materials.
Code No. of Days Room Starting Day
HZ 4  815 Per schedule