Personal Safety and Social Responsiblities (PSSR)


A classroom-based course covering basic induction training in safety procedures and accident prevention, it also familiarises novices with the employment conditions and working environment on board.

This course is part of the mandatory basic safety training courses, which also include: Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting, Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities, Proficiency in Security Awareness, Elementary First Aid and Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting

The course is included in our STCW Basic Safety Training Week.

Course content

  • Complying with emergency procedures;
  • Observing safe working practices;
  • Understanding orders and being understood in relation to shipboard duties;
  • Contributing to effective human relationships on board ship;
  • Types of emergency which may occur, such as collision, fire foundering;
  • Knowledge of shipboard contingency plans for responses to emergencies;
  • Effect of operational or accidental pollution of the marine environment;
  • Basic environmental protection procedures;
  • Importance of maintaining good human working relationships aboard ship;
  • Social responsibilities; employment conditions; individual rights and obligations; dangers of drug and alcohol abuse.

Costs & Dates

Per Person


Duration: 4 hours

For 2018 this course runs from 09:00 to 13:00 on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 06th February
  • Tuesday 20th March
  • Tuesday 10th April
  • Tuesday 15th May
  • Tuesday 05th June
  • Tuesday 17th July
  • Tuesday 04th September
  • Tuesday 09th October
  • Tuesday 06th November
  • Tuesday 04th December