Another training video prepared by Walport specialists. Lifeboats are there to save lives, except that occasionally, through poor design, lack of training, lack of familiarity with the equipment, communication failure or simply operator's error lifeboat drills may actually take human life or cause serious injury.
So, what are the most important things you need to know? Firstly, whatever job you have to do on board the ship, anything that threatens the safety of the vessel will put you in the position to know how to operate the lifeboat. as a professional mariner, you know that any lifting operation has its hazards, especially if you are launching or recovering a heavy lifeboat... It is only four minutes long video but still gives you some information to start with.