The student is provided with knowledge of safe handling, stowage and securing of cargoes including dangerous, hazard-ous and harmful cargoes and their effect on the safety of life and the ship.
The student is able to use the IMO IMDG Code and its sup-plements. He/she knows the characteristics and classification of dangerous cargoes. He/she knows which measures are to be taken in case of an accident and how to manage first aid. He/she knows the national and international legislation with reference to dangerous goods.