Shipboard Familiarization

New personnel are at risk when they are unfamiliar with their surroundings, work practices, and the equipment they are using. STCW requires new crew members to undergo familiarization training before they are allowed to perform their duties on board. In this video, you'll learn why proper shipboard familiarization is vital and review the operating procedures that every new crew member must know.


  • Learn the five steps of shipboard familiarization
  • Review important safety equipment and procedures, such as life vests, SCBAs, immersion suits, and the fire plan
  • Understand necessary licenses, STCW certification, and the Safety Management System
  • See on board medical requirements
  • Learn standard best practices, including reporting safety hazards, stop work authority, and guidance hotlines
Available on:On Demand
Length: 11
Audio: EN
Subtitles: EN, CH, FR, SP
Item no: DVD0-86
Categories: HR & Familiarization
STCW: Basic Safety (A-VI/1)

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