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 Course.

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
Price £95


Duration: 4 hours

From: 09:00 – 13:00

For 2019 this course runs on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 12th February
  • Tuesday 05th March
  • Sunday 14th April
  • Tuesday 14th May
  • Tuesday 11th June
  • Tuesday 29th July
  • Tuesday 17th September
  • Tuesday 22nd October
  • Tuesday 12th November
  • Tuesday 03rd December