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All new starters S2S must undergo a minimum standard of training which consists of both in-house and externally provided training courses.  In-house courses provided by S2S include Port Safety Awareness, ISPS training and Manual Handling.  All new starters then complete a Slinger/Banksman or Rigging course before we commence with employment.

Port Safety Awareness

Type: Classroom

Refresher required every three years.  Course topics include:

  • LEGISLATION
  • FIRE, HAZARD & RISK
  • EMPLOYEE RESPONSIBILITIES
  • EMPLOYERS RESPONSIBILITIES
  • INCIDENTS & REPORTING
  • POLICIES & PROCEDURES
  • RISK ASSESSMENTS & SWP
  • CARGOES & PLANT
  • PPE & RPE

International Ship and Port Facility Security

Type: Classroom

  • ISPS REQUIREMENTS
  • RESTRICTED AREA PASSES
  • NAVAL, MERCHANT, PASSENGER VESSELS
  • SECURITY LEVELS
  • HAZARDS & PREVENTION
  • RESTRICTED ITEMS

Manual Handling

Type: Classroom & Practical

  • ANATOMY & MSDs
  • RISK ASSESSMENTS
  • PLANNING LIFTS
  • SAFE LIFTING TECHNIQUES
  • USE OF MECHANICAL AIDS
  • MHOR LEGISLATION
  • ADVISED WEIGHT LIMITS

PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT INCLUDES:

A basic lift- must show that a task has been planned, a risk assessment carried out and lift completed in a safe manner and in line with original instruction.

Slinger Banksman / Rigging

Industry standard requires individuals to complete a 2-day novice course, these are provided by external training centres.  All accredited nationally recognised courses are accepted such as NPORS, OPITO, ITSSAR.  We can also utilise a training provider for in-house courses which is provided by ITSSAR approved instructors.

Hatchman Awareness

Type: Classroom & Practical

This is provided by S2S as an awareness of hatch responsibilities for semi experienced stevedores, it also acts as a refreshment of procedures and legislation following their initial training.  Content includes:

  • HASWA, PUWER & LOLER
  • RADIO PROCEDURES
  • RPE & PPE
  • ATMOSPHERE TESTING
  • POLICIES / PROCEDURES
  • SWP / RISK ASSESSMENTS
  • HATCH RESPONSIBILITIES
  • VESSEL AWARENESS
  • ACCESS / EGRESS
  • BIOMASS AWARENESS
  • INCIDENTS & REPORTING

PRACTICAL TRAINING INCLUDES:

  • RPE FITTING & FACE FIT TEST
  • SHIPS HOLD ATMOSPHERE TEST
  • PORT SAFETY TOUR
  • SOLID BULK OPERATIONS – VESSEL & QUAYSIDE TRAINING
  • HATCHMAN SHADOWING