HOT WORK ON BOARD

HOT WORK ON BOARD TRAINING COURSE

International Safety Management (ISM) Code; International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT); The Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seamen (UK).

The classroom course is designed for those whose function on board is to monitor, supervise, plan or conduct Hot Works. The course shall have a best result if conducted together with practical fire fighting training course. The learning objectives are:

to understand that the correct approach to hot work is an important part of the safety culture on board ship

to see that major safety legislation and industry standard guidelines recognize hot work as a significant area of risk

to understand the relationship between hot work and risk management

to appreciate that preparatory steps must be taken before any hot work task is commenced

to review the general preparations for hot work on board to examine hot work procedures applicable to all types of vessel

to examine the increased risks and operational limitations associated with hot work on tankers

to review additional hot work requirements specific to tankers

to overview the basic safety precautions associated with hot work equipment and associated safety equipment

to review guidance for ensuring that hot work carried out by contractors meets required safety and performance standards

to examine how requirements will change when repair work is performed at a repair facility