General Safety Training Workshop for Stevedores


Workplace safety is the responsibility of everyone in an organization. Organizations have legal obligations to meet certain safety requirements, but many go further than the minimum obligations. Safety standards and procedures must be put in place, and everyone needs to follow the standards in order for them to be effective.

Our “General Safety Training Workshop for Stevedores and other workers in Operational Areas” will be instrumental in reviewing common hazards, safety techniques and after completion; participants will have the tools to help them understand Safety policies in your work place. By identifying and anticipating hazards, employers can prevent injuries and keep employees safe.

Upon completing this General Safety Training tailored to meet specific work and safety needs of Stevedores and other workers in operational areas successfully, participants will be able to understand: 

– the safety duties of everyone involved in stevedoring operations

 – the nature and extent of stevedoring hazards and risks including risk associated with the dynamic nature of the work

– hazard and incident reporting systems

 – systems for reporting defects in plant or equipment used for stevedoring operations ϖ safety documents, policies, procedures and plans ϖ safe work procedures including instruction on: ⎫ specific cargo management ⎫ use of communication systems ⎫ operation of vehicles, other types of plant and associated equipment ⎫ emergency and first aid procedures ⎫ when and how to use PPE including the selection, fitting, proper care and maintenance of PPE ⎫ other control measures ⎫ accessing health and safety information, and ⎫ access, egress and security.

This General Safety Training for Stevedores and other workers in operational areas will be delivered through the following training methods: 

– Lectures

– Presentations 

– Videos

– Simulations 

– Group Discussions &

– Assignments Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants. 

Companies who nominate their employees to participate in this training course can benefit in the following ways:

 ∙ Benefit from training your employees on the definition and importance of safety information, along with the different roles played in the operational areas workplace health and safety guidelines 

∙ Document your operational areas workplace health and safety information systematically and efficiently ∙ Improve productivity by teaching your staff about the operational areas workplace health and safety work process and how it fits into the overall organizational work processes 

∙ Achieve improved operational areas workplace health and safety, and higher employee morale, and increase productivity, and reduce costs of damage control

 ∙ Assess your operational areas workplace health and safety rating by evaluating its effectiveness to reduce injuries and illnesses and identifying and eliminating workplace hazards PERSONAL BENEFITS Individuals who participate in this training course can gain from it in the following ways:

 ∙ Improve your performance through higher efficiency and greater worker productivity by being aware of operational areas workplace health and safety-related risks 

∙ Engage in conversations about operational areas workplace health and safety, leading to improved occupational safety and better overall communication 

∙ Avoid personal injuries by following predetermined safety parameters and best practices 

∙ Learn how to perform a operational areas workplace health and safety study from experienced professionals: collecting information, selecting the team, leading a meeting, and documenting the results 

∙ Focus on human factor issues to analyze operational areas workplace health and safety procedures in areas such as start-up, shutdown, and maintenance
∙ Get an opportunity to work through hands-on exercises in detail to gain the skills needed to facilitate a operational areas workplace health and safety study

This General Safety Training course is customized for: Stevedores and other workers in operational areas


– What is stevedoring? 

– Who has health and safety duties for stevedoring? 

– What is required to manage risks associated with stevedoring operations? 

– Information, training, instruction and supervision


– Identifying the hazards 

– Assessing the risks

– Controlling the risks

– Additional Dangerous goods (HazMat) safety measures 

– Maintaining and reviewing control measures 


– Pre-arrival planning 

– Emergency planning 

– Inspection 

– Vessel inspections 

– Plant inspections 


– Gangways 

– Housekeeping

 – Lighting 

– Alarms 

– Air quality 

– Weather conditions 

– Traffic management 

– Managing the risk of falls and falling objects 

– Noise 

– Managing fatigue

 – Injury and illness recordkeeping and reporting requirements

 – Communicating Safety Issues: Warning and Cautionary Signs and Tags 


– Suspended loads 

– Lashing and unlashing containers 

– Working in ships’ holds 

– Types of cargo 

– Storage, stowage and securing of cargo 


– Powered mobile plant 

– Cranes 

– Ship-based cranes

– Shore-based cranes 

– Crane personnel cradles or work boxes

 – Other lifting equipment 

– Pallet Jacks

 – Hand-operated MHE & Accessories ⎫ Hand Trucks ⎫ J-Bars and Other Levers ⎫ Chains, Hooks, Other Dragging Devices

 ∙ Drag Cargo Only When Necessary ∙ Damage to Cargo ∙ Accident & Injury

∙ Safety Rules When Pulling/Dragging Cargo

. Working Safely with Tools & Equipment ∙ Sealing, Shrink Wrapping & Banding Tools 


– What’s Happening?! Recognizing an Emergency – Immediate Personal and Employee Safety

– Follow Emergency Action Plan

– Call Emergency Help

– Additional Concerns/Actions for Workers in a Facility or Vehicle Containing Dangerous Goods ⎫ General ⎫ Awareness-Level First Responders Must Determine/Assess Hazard(s) ⎫ Spill Clean-Up Procedures/Limitations ⎫ When a Third-Party Dangerous Goods Disposal Contractor is Required

TARGET PARTICIPANT This course is designed for Stevedores and other employees working in operational areas. Course duration 2days Certification Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate. Tailor-Made Course We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. 

5 Days

April 24th,25th,26th,27th and 28th 2023

May 8th,9th,10th,11th and 12th 2023

June 12th,13th,14th,15th and 16th 2023

July 10th,11th,12th,13th and 14th 2023


N80,000 (eighty thousand naira only)

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Payment Details Bank: Guaranty Trust Bank Plc

Account Name: Ritetrac Consulting Nigeria Ltd.

Account No: 0023331797


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