Crew Safety Training Program
Since 1985, the North Pacific Fishing Vessel Owners’ Association has provided Coast Guard-approved safety training classes to nearly 40,000 mariners. Using hands-on practice to dramatize and enliven the information, the crew safety training program offers shipboard and classroom exercises.
- Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) basic safety training, including personal survival techniques (12 hours), personal safety and social responsibilities (4 hours), firefighting (16 hours), and first aid/CPR (8 hours);
- STCW basic safety training refresher course (24 hours);
- STCW medical care provider (32 hours);
- STCW medical person in charge (40 hours);
- emergency drill instructor workshop (8 hours);
- drill instructor for small boat operators (8 hours);
- onboard drill safety orientation (8 hours);
- proficiency in survival craft (limited) (16 hours);
- HAZWOPER (24 hours and 8-hour refresher);
- shipboard damage control (8 hours);
- shipboard watertight door and hatch maintenance (4.5 hours);
- OSHA compliance workshop (8 hours)
“Safety and Survival at Sea” Series
Videotapes/DVDs are designed to complement hands-on training classes for:
- medical emergencies at sea,
- safety equipment and survival procedures,
- fire prevention and control,
- fishing vessel stability.
All but the stability DVD are also available in Spanish.