Safety Training


Safety is a way of life at ATC. To maintain our unique safety culture, shore staff and fleet crew members are provided with a wide variety of training programs. Below are some examples of our training programs.

Job Hazard Analysis
The Job Hazard Analysis continues to be one of the strongest tools for making the workplace a safe place. This training session will focus on the principles of Job Hazard Analysis, how to effectively use JHAs on the job and how to use them to improve safety in the workplace beyond the immediate job.

Advanced Safety Audit Training
Advanced Safety Auditing is one of the foundation building blocks for ATC's safety culture. Along with the JHA this tool can be used to shape ATC's future safety performance. Attendees will learn the fundamentals and principles of Advanced Safety Auditing. Upon completion of the training attendees will feel comfortable with Advanced Safety Auditing whether as the auditor or the audited.

Why Tree Incident Analysis pdf
This training provides alternative methods for getting to the key factors that are involved in an incident. The Why Tree Training utilizes real shipboard incidents to teach the Why Tree analytical technique. This intuitive method of incident analysis can be applied to the majority of incidents on board from "Near Misses" to "Lost Time Injuries."

Leadership ASA
Upon completion of training, attendees will be able to better utilize the Advanced Safety Audit Process to promote safety, and enhance their shipboard safety culture. The Leadership ASA (LASA) is focused on demonstrating commitment, assessing culture, and improving performance.

Principles of Machine Guarding
This training session is for all crewmembers who work around machinery with exposed moving parts. It is intended to familiarize crewmembers with the hazards, mitigation methods, and safe practices for working around machinery. This training will include a follow-up workplace evaluation and assessments of hazards in the workplace.

Fall Protection
Gravity always works. This training is intended to familiarize crewmembers with fall hazards, mitigation methods, and safe practices relative to falls. It includes hands-on training in the use of fall protection PPE and techniques. This training will include a follow-up workplace evaluation and assessments of hazards in the workplace.

Power and Hand Tool Safety
Power and Hand tools are widely used in the workplace. This training session will provide information on common hazards associated with power and hand tools. Training will include common hazards, tool management techniques, and how to select PPE to match the tool and its intended use. This training will include a follow-up workplace evaluation and assessments of hazards in the workplace.

Industrial Rigging
Inspection for Users This quick hands-on inspection training will show crewmembers what to look for when selecting rigging for safe lifting operations. By knowing what to look for, crewmembers will be less likely to use equipment that might fail during use. American Red Cross CPR and AED This American Red Cross CPR and AED training meets the needs of license and certification upgrades. It includes hands-on and lecture sessions.

MSDS and Chemical Safety
This training session is for all crewmembers and is intended to familiarize crewmembers with Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). This includes: How to read the MSDS, how to use the MSDS, and how to protect themselves from chemical hazards aboard ship.

Asbestos Awareness Training
Asbestos was commonly used in shipboard construction until the late 1970s. This material has many wonderful qualities as a construction material but has been identified as a health threat if not handled properly. This program will familiarize the attendee with asbestos, its history, possible locations aboard, health effects, and safety procedures associated with asbestos.

Principles of Atmospheric
Testing Trainees will be introduced to the operating principles for atmospheric testing equipment, testing techniques, and equipment management standards. At the conclusion of the training, trainees will be able to assess their current practices and determine areas where improvement is needed and where practices are sound.