ENCLOSED SPACE ENTRY & RESCUE
Who should attend: All Crew Members (Operational & Management)
Objectives and benefits: Every ship is required to implement specific rules and regulations (ISM code, MCA publication, IMO Resolution A.1050 (27), ISGOTT Chapter 10 and MSC.1/Circ 1401) regarding enclosed space entry, which is considered a potentially hazardous activity on board a vessel. The aim of this course is to prepare the individual to understand the procedures that need to be followed in order to enter an enclosed space, to recognize the potential hazards and to complete a rescue operation safely. Gas Detection Equipment – Calibration, Communication, Main Duties, Emergency procedures and resque requirements, the correct use of SCBA, are some of the subjects of the course.
Legislation & References:
- IMO Resolution A.1050(27) 2011 Recommendations for Entering Enclosed Spaces aboard ships
- STCW A-VI/1-4 Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities
- STCW A-II/5, A-II/4, A-III/5, A-III/7 – Support Level
- STCW A-II/1, A-II/2, A-II/3, A-III/1, A-III/2, A-III/4, A-III/6 – Operational level
- STCW A-V/1 and B-V/1, B-V/b and B-V/c.
- SOLAS Chapter III, regulation 19
- UK Maritime Coastguard Agency’s Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seamen
- ISGOTT, The IMDG Code, ICS Tanker Safety Guides