Hazard Awareness: General Advice

This video is based on the safety tips outlined in the Maritime & Coastguard Agency's (MCA) Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seafarers, specifically Chapter 11.13 "General Advice to Seafarers".

Please note the safety tips in this video are not exhaustive but identify points which are all too often overlooked.


  • Communicate basic safety precautions, see tripping hazards, ladder safety tips, and wearing proper PPE
  • See hazards caused by sudden vessel motion
  • Know the benefits of basic housekeeping, including cleaning up spills, treating slippery areas, and removing obstructions
Available on:On Demand
Length: 2
Audio: EN
Item no: OD0-007
Categories: Personal Safety
STCW: Basic Safety (A-VI/1)

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