This course includes the study of International and Canadian regulations for the prevention of pollution and protection of the marine environment by oil and other hazardous materials. Students will demonstrate their ability to use Canada’s Shipping Act and relevant regulations for safety of life and pollution prevention. Students will also acquire basic working knowledge of the Canadian Labour Code and Occupational Health and Safety Legislation.
Note: For the issuance of Transport Canada Training certificates by the school, a Transport Canada, Candidate Document Number (CDN#) will be required. Contact Transport Canada, Marine Safety for further information.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Use Pollution Regulations as information to prevent pollution of the marine environment by oil, sewage, garbage, anti-fouling systems, and other marine pollutants.
Use procedures required by MARPOL to prevent oil pollution.
Use regulations to identify equipment required in a SOPEP Plan.
Use regulations for garbage management plans.
Use the regulations for prevention of pollution from ships and dangerous chemicals.
Use Arctic Shipping Pollution Prevention Regulations as required in the Canadian regulations.
Use the statutory requirements to report pollution incidents as contained in the "Pollutant Discharge Reporting Regulations, 1995".
Use knowledge of the shipping safety control zones order.
Use regulations for the following IMO conventions:
MARPOL 73/78 and its annexes
STCW 1995 and SOLAS 1974
Use regulations for the following IMO codes:
Use Canada Shipping Act sections 1 to 8.
Use the Canadian regulations and vessel’s documentation relating to the following:
Boat and Fire Drill and means of exit Regulations
Life-Saving Equipment Regulations
Fire Safety Regulations
Ballast Water Control and Management Regulations
Vessel Certificates Regulations
Marine Personnel Regulations
Use regulations for organization and crew training for shipboard emergencies and related drills.
Use regulations for organization and training of the crew for routine operations and maintenance.
Use the Canada Labour Code and Marine Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2012
NAUT 1874 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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