Safe Working on Container Terminals (Offered in Arabic Only) Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport

Course details

Course Outlines:

  • The dangers of container terminal working
  • Terminal safety organization and responsibilities
  • Safety policy, safety rules and regulations, safety handbook, risk assessment
  • Principles of segregation — safety by design
  • General safety rules
  • Safe access to the quayside and berthed vessel
  • Safe pedestrian access to ‘restricted’ areas
  • Safe access for container-carrying vehicles
  • Safe access for operational and engineering reasons
  • Safe driving practices and procedures, equipment testing, fitness for use
  • Safe access to high work locations
  • Safe use of hand tools and lifting
  • Personal protective equipment and its use
  • Providing and maintaining a safe working environment
  • Principles of good housekeeping
  • Emergency plans, precautions and procedures, accident investigation.

Course Objectives:

This Unit is designed:

  • To explain why container terminals are dangerous working environments.
  • To discuss the importance and development of company safety policies and a company safety culture.
  • To describe the general principles of safe working on a container terminal.
  • To explain the practical procedures for safe access to and safe working on a container terminal.
  • To discuss the need for and nature of emergency procedures and systems. 

About Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport

Port Training Institute (PTI) was established on 26th of July 1982 as an affiliated institute to the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT). A committee of the Chairmen of Port Authorities & subsidiary companies of The Holding Company for Maritime Land Transport (17 authorities and companies) defined the focal mission of the Institute as follows: “TRAINING AND UPGRADING THE MARITIME SECTOR PERSONNEL”
PTI delivers courses in the fields of Port Management & Supervision, Port Management & Finance, Port Operation, Management of Safety Operations in Ports, Computer & Information Systems, Engineering & Technical Works, Gantry Cranes, Yard Cranes and Off-shore (fixed and mobile) Cranes and English Language. Training courses are delivered by a team of Technical and managerial experts in education and training. Furthermore, theytailor courses according to the needs of theircustomers, and in accordance with the international standards and requirements of the ISO 9001:2008.
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