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Safety Techniques Workshop

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The Workshop is a one-day event and the sessions will be led by suitably qualified and experienced members of the RINA Safety Committee. It is designed to be interactive to encourage active participation and will incorporate various practical group exercises based on a variety of case studies.

The intended audience will be from all sectors of the marine industry, looking to gain or refresh knowledge of the fundamental principles of safety and risk management.

The syllabus and content of the workshop is largely be based on the content of the RINA-document Safety Guidance for Naval Architects, albeit with some additional identified topics. As such, the Workshop is designed to be an introduction to/or refresher of the fundamental concepts of safety and risk, including occupational safety considerations and accident analysis, rather than an advanced course.

Workshop Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

On attending this Workshop attendees should be able to:

1. Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental concepts of safety and risk, with particular respect to the maritime regulatory framework.

2. Describe the factors impacting on their professional obligations as maritime professionals with respect to safety and risk management.

3. Demonstrate a practical understanding of some fundamental techniques used to conduct risk assessments for marine systems and operations.

4. Demonstrate an awareness of some of the typical risks and hazards associated with the marine environment, in particular the potential consequences of poor or inadequate design, construction or operational procedures.

5. Demonstrate an appreciation of the personal risks that a maritime professional may be exposed to while working outside of the office, and the importance of safety management systems in mitigating these risks.

Recommended reading

The RINA safety guidance

The HSE/DNV marine risk assessment report

The IMO FSA guidelines 

UK HSE risk site as a general resource

Tolerability of risk form nuclear power stations UK ONR

Course fees

RINA members  £125+VAT= £150

Non members  £150+VAT= £180

Concessions(retired/students, etc)  £75+VAT= £90

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8-9 Northumberland Street

Conference Venue

The Safety Techniques Workshop will be held at the Institution's Headquarters.

Delegates may take advantage of the Institution's membership to stay at Club Quarters, less than one minute's walk from Headquarters 

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