Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on board ships

The course Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), designed by LiberoAssurance Training Team, aims to provide a good understanding of Personal Protective Equipment that will help the user against health and safety risks at work. This course will provide you also with an overall understanding of protective methods, equipment and practices including EU and ISO relative standards.


Aims & Objectives
  • Familiarization with the principles of PPE
  • Guidance provision on how to work safely in a marine industrial environment
  • Recognition of various types of PPE and how to use them
  • Familiarization with the basic ISO standards but also with EU and USA regulatory requirements


Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course participants will able to:

  • Know which equipment is useful for each work
  • Reduce the number and severity of injuries throughout the working facility
Who should attend?
  • Workers in marine industry
  • Marine Authorities
  • Health and safety experts
  • Supervisors
  • Ship Management Companies personnel like:
    • Crew Managers,
    • Operation Managers,
    • Designated Persons,
    • Crew Department assistants including crew (officers and seafarers),
    • Training responsible personnel and officers,
    • Personnel involved in matters of recruitment of qualified and competent personnel


Available in-house/distant learning? Yes


Created by: LiberoAssurance Continuous Professional Development Training Centre Level 1 - Accredited by Univab
Course Contents

Purpose of PPE

  • Hierarchy of controls Diagram
  • Elimination/substitution
  • Engineering controls
  • Administrative controls/work practice controls
  • Control means
  • General Requirements
  • Working Environment
  • Training
  • Program Maintenance

Head Protection

  • Classes and types of hard hats
  • ANSI Classes of Hard Hats
  • Eye and face protection
  • Respiratory protection
  • Foot protection
  • Hand protection – General
  • Hearing protection & Occupational Noise Exposure

Work clothing

  • Work clothing -Fire Resistant/Retardant clothing (FRC)
  • Work clothing FRC Compliance Guidance
  • What is Lifejackets?
  • How Many Lifejackets?
  • Lifejackets Categories
  • Lifejackets & SOLAS
  • Lifejackets - SOLAS & LSA code
  • Lifejackets & SAR operations
  • PPE - Other Personal Floating Devices
  • Lifejackets for Fire Fighting Brigade
  • Lifejackets parts

Protective Suits General Requirements

  • Immersion Suits – How to wear
  • Immersion Suits – Service
  • Immersion Suits & ISO Standards
  • Anti-Exposure/Immersion Suits
  • Thermal protective Aids (TPA)
  • Other Survival Suits
  • Survival Limits

Fire fighter’s Outfit

  • Fire fighter’s - Breathing Apparatus
  • Fire fighter’s - Ropes & Lifeline
  • Fire fighter’s – Solas Requirements
  • Fire fighter’s Outfits – How Many on Board?
  • Fire Drill on Board a Cargo Vessel

Emergency Escape Breathing Devices (EEBD)

  • Definitions
  • Use
  • Care
  • Training
  • How many on Board?

Other Relative to PPE

  • Wireless Sensor Network Devices
  • Personal Locator Beacon (PLB)
  • Lifebuoys
  • Proposals & Symbols
  • Guide to application Directive 89/686/EEC (24/08/2017)
  • Guide to ISO Standards relative to PPE

Abandon Ship Drill and use of some Personal Protective Equipment



Exam & Certification
  • Exam on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Personal Protective Equipment Training Certificate
Teaching Methods
  • Detailed Power Point presentation (available for download)
  • No. of slides: 210



  • Reading lists and resources available in presentations


Study time allocation
  • Private study hours: 25 (self-paced)
  • Enrollment period: 3 months
  • Trainer contact hours: Availability and competence of instructors upon request
  • Enrollment Duration: 90 days (starting from the date of purchase)
  • CPD Points: 25
  • ECTS/ECVET Points: 0.8

Assessment methods


% contribution to final mark

% Minimum passing grade

Exam on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)





On successful completion of the course assessment, participants will be issued with a ‘Certificate of Success’





   100% Online course
   CPD Accredited eCertificate – Global acceptance
   Downloadable course material
   E-learning Mobile App
   Enrolment: 3 months
   Flexible schedule
   Language: English

200,00 € each

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