NVIC Method

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STCW Competence Knowledge, Understanding, and Proficiency

Contribute to the handling of stores

ABE-C2.1 Knowledge of procedures for safe handling, stowage and securing of stores

Condition Behavior Standard

On a vessel or in a laboratory or workshop, when handling stores,

the candidate stows and secures stores and equipment in accordance with good engineering principles.

The candidate:

  1. Separates flammable and non flammable materials
  2. Separates food items from sources of contamination
  3. Properly stacks materials, including:

    a. Stacking heavy materials on the bottom and lighter materials on top

    b. Following the height limits as labeled; and

    c. Following the orientation arrows on the packaging

  4. Separates incompatible materials
  5. Brackets or ties off all goods capable of moving and causing injury
  6. Stores items using first in/first out; and
  7. Uses proper types of rope and wire to secure heavy items.

MMA Method

In order to satisfy NVIC 18-14 Task 8.1.A , MMA students must: