HOLDING EFFECTIVE DRILLS
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The present film is one of the training videos forming a world famous and popular Videotel course. The proper safety training is considered a critically important aspect of every seaman's life. The safety of people working on board seriously relies upon each person following the recognized safety codes and regulations. That is why it is very important to hold the drills, including fire drills, muster drills and survival craft drills on a regular basis and in an effective way. In case of an emergency, the lives of the people on board will directly depend upon their knowledge of the safety procedures and following them.
Reports submitted by the various port state authorities are showing that huge number of vessels that enter their waters are actually not able to effectively carry out all above mentioned drills. The drills are either too relaxed or too long, they are sometimes not done safely and are not taken seriously by the crew members; in some cases, the equipment is poorly maintained. The drills shall be treated as a very serious matter.
Each emergency case is unique and during the emergency situation several different incidents may potentially arise. There can be fire on board and the fires can be of different types requiring different treatment. Launching the lifeboats and rescue boats, in turn, requires particular attention and special approach...
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