This video is aimed at ship operators or managers who are early in the process of implementing their International Safety Management (ISM) programs.  The ISM Code provides an international standard for the safe management and operations of vessels and for pollution prevention.  It also promotes the development of safeguards through the emphasis on human element capabilities and training to harness advances in equipment technology.  In addition to describing the required elements of the code, unique lessons learned by companies who have gone through ISM certification are included

International Safety Management Code



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