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Mandatory Safety Training
Marine Industrial Safety
Marine Industrial Safety


The Shipping and Port Control (Works) Regulation (Cap 313 X) and the Merchant Shipping (Local Vessels)(Works) Regulation (Cap 548 I) have come into force since 2-January-2007. All persons employed who will carry out works on board the vessel in the waters of Hong Kong should hold valid certificates in respect of the relevant safety training courses.

The requirements of mandatory safety trainings under the above Regulations are to ensure that any persons engaged in the works, such as shipboard cargo handling, ship-repairing and ship-breaking, and marine construction, on board a ship in the waters of Hong Kong have received relevant safety trainings .

Mandatory safety training courses include:-

(1) Shipboard Cargo Handling Basic Training

For any person employed who will engage in shipboard cargo handling activities, he should hold the valid certificate of the "Shipboard Cargo Handling Basic Training Course" .

(2) Works Supervisor Safety Training

For any vessel in the waters of Hong Kong engaging works on board, the person in charge of works and employer should appoint at least one works supervisor. The works supervisor should hold the valid certificate of any of the following courses relevant to the trade of the works he will engage.
  • "Works Supervisor Safety Training Course (Cargo Handling)";
  • "Works Supervisor Safety Training Course (Ship-repairing and Ship-breaking)";
  • "Works Supervisor Safety Training Course (Marine Construction)"
(3) Shipboard Crane Operators Safety Training Course

For any crane operator who will operate shipboard crane, he should hold the certificate of the "Shipboard Crane Operators Safety Training Course"

Training providers interested in providing mandatory safety training courses may refer to the “publications for mandatory safety training” for detailed guidance.


Following are the safety training providers recognized by the Director to run the above safety trainings-

No.
Training Providers in Hong Kong
(For Public)
Courses Recognised
1 Maritime Services Training Institute, Vocational Training Council
23 Castle Peak Road, Tai Lam Chung
Tuen Mun, New Territories, Hong Kong
Tel: 2458 3833
Shipboard Cargo Handling Basic Safety Training Course and Refresher Course

Works Supervisor Safety Training Course (Cargo Handling)

Works Supervisor Safety Training Course (Marine Construction)

Works Supervisor Safety Training Course (Ship-repairing and Ship-breaking)

Shipboard Crane Operators Safety Training Course and Refresher Course
2 Occupational Safety and Health Council
19/F., China United Centre,
28 Marble Road, North Point, Hong Kong
Tel: 2311 3322 (North Point) 3106 2000 (Kwun Tong)


Works Supervisor Safety Training Course (Cargo Handling)

3 Origin Production Limited Trading As
The Hong Kong Safety Training Association

Room 816-818, 8/F., Hollywood Plaza, 610 Nathan Road, Mongkok, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Room 5, 2/F, Kowloon Plaza No. 485, Castle Peak Road, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Rm 3A and 3B, 4/F., On Hong Commercial Building, 145 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

and

Room 202, 2/F., Hang Lung Bank Building, No.96 Castle Peak Road, Yuen Long, Hong Kong
Tel: 8202 1515
Shipboard Cargo Handling Basic Safety Training Course and Refresher Course

Works Supervisor Safety Training Course (Cargo Handling)

Works Supervisor Safety Training Course (Marine Construction)

Works Supervisor Safety Training Course (Ship-repairing and Ship-breaking)

Shipboard Crane Operators Safety Training Course and Refresher Course
4 Hong Kong Human Resources Ltd
8/F. Pearl Oriental Tower, No. 225-225A Nathan Road, Jordan, Kln.
Tel: 2301 1166
Shipboard Cargo Handling Basic Safety Training Course and Refresher Course



No.
Training Providers in Hong Kong
(For internal staff training only)
Courses Recognised
1 Hong Kong International Terminals Limited
Shipboard Cargo Handling Basic Safety Training Course and Refresher Course

Works Supervisor Safety Training Course (Cargo Handling)

2 Modern Terminals Limited Shipboard Cargo Handling Basic Safety Training Course and Refresher Course

Works Supervisor Safety Training Course (Cargo Handling)
3 COSCO-HIT Terminals ( Hong Kong ) Limited Shipboard Cargo Handling Basic Safety Training Course and Refresher Course

Works Supervisor Safety Training Course (Cargo Handling)
4 Hong Kong Electric Holdings Limited Shipboard Cargo Handling Basic Safety Training Course


 
No.
Training Providers in Mainland China
Courses Recognised
1 Chinese Seamen Association Shenzhen MSA Staff Technical Services
Telephone : 0755-26695872 or 13902911180
The following courses run by these Training Providers are recognized:-

Shipboard Cargo Handling Basic Safety Training Course and Refresher Course

Works Supervisor Safety Training Course (Cargo Handling)

Shipboard Crane Operators Safety Training Course
2 Guangdong Communication Polytechnic College
Telephone: 020-86862020
3 Guangzhou Maritime College
Telephone: 020-32081741
4 Guangzhou Port Authority Education and Training Centre
Telephone: 020-82249754
5 Shantou Navigation College
Telephone: 0754-7490120
6 Zhanjiang Seamen Technical Centre
Telephone: 0759-2272915
7 Zhuhai Seamen Training Centre
Telephone: 0756-3337758
8 梧州市交通職業技術學校
Telephone: 0774-5827730
9 廣州海安船員服務中心
Telephone: 020-82286998 or 020-82286338