IMCA has updated its Guidance on basic safety training and vessel induction for non-marine personnel working offshore, including this revised title. Such personnel can include project and technical staff not normally based on a vessel but onboard to fulfill the needs of a given project. The guidance offers examples of topics to be covered in basic safety training programmes in a checklist form that can be adapted for the workforce, vessel and operations to be undertaken.
This document sets out aspects that should be covered in basic safety training for non-marine personnel working onboard a vessel. Non-marine personnel include those who, though not normally working onboard a vessel, may need to do so for a period of days or weeks in order to fulfil the needs of a given project.
The guidance offers examples of topics to be covered in basic safety training programmes. It is not intended to be used directly as a training document, rather it provides a checklist on topics the contractor should consider for inclusion in a basic safety programme which should be adapted for the workforce and the vessel/work to be undertaken.
It should be noted that IMCA does not approve or certificate basic safety training courses.