Maritime Personal Survivial Techniques Training & Certification
Built to STCW standards as put forth by the IMO. Also complies with Canada applicable standards.
What do we offer? Whether you want maritime personal survival techniques certification in as little as two hours with our online training or a more robust, customizable option like you get with our DIY training kits or on-site training, we can help you get the maritime personal survival techniques training you want in the way you want it and at a price you can afford. *NOT USCG Approved
What are my options for maritime personal survival techniques training?
What’s in the Maritime Personal Survival Techniques Training Course?
Our Articulated Boom safety training course is CSA compliant, and our online version fulfills CSA’s classroom training requirement. Each class contains sections on anatomy, stability, rigging, operations, hazards, and more.
This presentation includes intermittent practice quiz questions to prepare for the final written exam included with the course. In addition to the written exam, this course also includes a checklist for employers to use when administering a practical exam as required by CSA.
Though you will still need to familiarize yourself with all other applicable federal, state, and local standards, this training encompasses the following CSA standards for articulated booms:
- Encompasses these Canadian Standards
C.R.C., c. 1436– Lifesaving Equipment
STCW 95 – Standards for Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers
Why do I need maritime personal survival techniques training?
In line with CSA requirements, anyone who operates heavy equipment must receive training prior to operating the machine on their own. CSA requirements for refresher training related to forklifts or other processes are very specific. Most other equipment doesn’t have such specific requirements, but it’s wise to follow the same guidelines.
When it comes to refresher training, CSA’s standard in some instances (like forklifts) are very specific: operators must be re-evaluated every three years to see if they are still competent to operate the equipment. Best practices say to apply this same rule to all types of equipment. A so-called “free-pass” cannot be awarded based on experience, age, or time on the job. The extent of the evaluation is to be determined by the employer but should include a written and practical examination that prove continued competency.
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