PSSR – Personal safety and social responsibilities


For who

Any person working at sea, with or without maritime registeration.


Obtain a Personal Safety and social responsibilities Statement


1 day/8 hours


Minimum 5 / Maximum 8


– 2010 STCW Code section A-VI/1 and table A-VI/1.4
Decree dated 26 July 2013 related to the delivery of the basic safety training certificate


Emergency procedure:

–  In case of collision, fire, sinking
–  Knowing the emergency plans in these situations
–  Knowing the signals and specific tasks
–  Importance of training and drills
–  Knowing the escape routes and internal communications and alarm systems

Precautions to prevent marine pollution:
– Impact of maritime transport on the marine environment
– Elementary procedures for the protection of the environment
– Knowing the complexity and diversity of the marine environment

Safe occupational practices:
– Safety and protection devices available for shipboard hazards
– Precautions in enclosed spaces
– Accident prevention

Shipboard communications:
– Communication efficiency and obstacles between individuals and shipboard crew

Human relationship on board:
– Contributing to positive human relationships onboard the ship
– Social responsibilities, employment conditions, people’s rights and obligations, dangers of drugs and alcohol misuse.

Fatigue management:
– Social Responsibilities, Conditions of Employment, Rights and Obligations of Individuals, Dangers of Drug Use and Alcohol Abuse
– Impacts of sleep, schedules and circadian rhythm on fatigue
– Impacts of environmental and physical stress factors and changes of schedules on seafarers


Le Havre, Saint Malo, Nantes and Marseille campuses

Teaching staff

– Maritime Academy professors
– Maritime Academy technical professors
– Consultants

End of training assessment

Ongoing assessment of the trainees’ competences

SATISFACtion rate

The satisfaction rate for this training is 100% (2019)


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