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Day OF The Seafarer

Posted 25th June 2018

Every year on June 25th, the world celebrates Day of the Seafarer which highlights the importance of seafarers in our lives. The day is not only about acknowledging the contributions that they have to the world economy and civil society, but also the risks and personal costs they bear within their chosen profession.

2018 campaign of Day of the Seafarer is about celebrating seafarers and informing the world about how and why seafarers are indispensable to everyone. With that in mind, the tagline for this year’s event is “Seafarers Wellbeing”. The theme was also chosen to coincide with last year’s theme of mental health.

For further information, please click here.


April Confined Spaces Training Kicks Of Newly Scoped Courses at Henderson

Posted 04th June 2018

METL’s Henderson training facility ran the first of its newly scoped courses on Thursday the 26th of April. This course was the first to be delivered under our newly approved scope, Enter and Work in Confined Spaces is just one of the seven, High Risk Work Licence (HRWL) courses that METL will be delivering. We had 6 participants from a diverse range of backgrounds, including DP World, The Royal Lifesaving Society, Light Application (a company that originally installed the lighting control system for our facility). Given that the majority of the cohort where from different industries, it gave our lecturer an opportunity to deliver across a broad scope of contextual backgrounds from Maritime, Construction and Civil applications.

During the delivery of the confined space course the participation of the entire cohort was integral to the outcomes each of the candidates fed back about their overall course experience. The broad range of ages and diverse industry experience contributed to the overall student satisfaction and, all participants displayed confidence in their ability to work together as group.

The course was delivered over a single day and was split into two parts. The first] covering the legislative and regulatory requirements and the second] which focused on the practical: from filling out and understanding a risk assessment, to the application of a Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) and how these processes are addressed in a toolbox meeting. The assessment of competency consisted of simulated gas testing and entry of a confined space, in our custom built, practical simulator. All students were deemed competent and issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment in RIIWHS202d Enter and Work in a Confined Space.

METL are currently offering the following training courses:
•    CPCCLDG3001A Licence to Perform Dogging
•    RIIWHS202D Enter and Work in a Confined Space
•    RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights
•    TLILIC2005 Licence to Operate a Boom Type Elevated Work Platform (>11mtrs)
•    TLILIC2001 Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck

For any further information regarding courses and scheduling please contact;
Rob Simm
rob.simm@metl.com.au
0400872174 mobile
08 6365 1811 Henderson office

 Confined spaces at METLs Maritime Centre

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