Mandatory Safety Courses: Basic Safety and Familiarisation at Namfi

Mandatory Safety Courses: Basic Safety and Familiarisation at Namfi

What is Familiarisation?

Familiarisation allows the researcher to reflect on their own position within the research as well as to establish their position (or role) as a researcher within the community.


A safe and healthy workplace not only protects workers from injury and illness, it can also lower injury/illness costs, reduce absenteeism and turnover, increase productivity and quality, and raise employee morale. In other words, safety is good for business. Plus, protecting workers is the right thing to do.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does it mean to familiarize something?

to make (onself or another) well-acquainted or conversant with something. to make (something) well-known; bring into common knowledge or use. Archaic. to make familiar; establish (a person) in friendly intimacy.

What does it mean to familiarize yourself?

transitive verb. If you familiarize yourself with something, or if someone familiarizes you with it, you learn about it and start to understand it.

What should you do to familiarize yourself with the presentation?

Familiarize: Many speakers might not know where to begin when practicing for a presentation. Start by familiarizing yourself with the presentation. Flip through the slides, skim over the speech outline, and look over any visual aids you plan to use during your presentation.

How do you familiarize yourself with a project?

Read any existing project documentation, and ask if there is additional background or reference material that might be useful for your project. Learn as much as you can about project stakeholders, their needs and interests, and their work-styles as this will help you engage them more effectively.

Why do we have to familiarize ourselves with these terminologies?

Terminology plays an important role in the understanding of contexts and specialized texts. Understanding the intricate terminological details of the technical and scientific contexts helps students comprehend what the main message of the document is, and it helps specialists to transmit the content more effectively.

What is Familiarisation visit?

Educational trips (also referred to as familiarisation visits or fam-trips) enable incoming tour operators, travel agents and other members of the travel trade to experience your product firsthand.

What is the STCW Basic Safety Training?

The STCW -95 training, also known as the Basic Safety Training (BST), is the standard emergency, safety and survival training required by IMO for anyone working at sea. In Brazil the course has 2 variations: one for offshore platforms and one for ships.

What is STCW test?

The International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978 sets qualification standards for masters, officers and watch personnel on seagoing merchant ships.

Who needs STCW Basic Training?

Any crew member working on a commercial ship or Yacht are required to have the STCW Basic Training certificate which forms one section of STCW.

How many days is basic safety training?

The full Basic Training Course in the Philippines usually lasts for a week. Sometimes it goes up to 9 days, depending on the training center where you will take it. The first part is the theoretical part where the objective is for you to gain knowledge and understanding of the different courses covered.

What is the course for Seaman?

Aspiring Filipino seamen are required to acquire degrees such as Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation and Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering or basic seaman course from maritime schools.

What is safety simple words?

1 : the condition of being safe from undergoing or causing hurt, injury, or loss. 2 : a device (as on a weapon or a machine) designed to prevent inadvertent or hazardous operation.

What is safety short answer?

Answer : It is a condition which gives you freedom from hazard, risk, accident which may cause injury, damage and loss to material or property damage and even death. Safety is defined as freedom from those condition that can cause injury to persons including death or damage to property or environment.

What is personal safety?

Your personal safety is a general recognition and avoidance of possible harmful situations or persons in your surroundings.

What is safety policy?

An organization’s safety policy is a recognized, written statement of its commitment to protect the health and safety of the employees, as well as the surrounding community.