2.1 Awareness of life-saving appliance plans and fire control plans.
Knowledge of muster lists and emergency instructions, including:
.1 general alarms and procedures for mustering of passengers, and
.2 areas of responsibility with emphasis on "own section".
2.2 General layout of the ship, with special emphasis on location of
muster and embarkation stations, accesses and escape routes.
2.3 Assistance techniques, including how to guide and transport elderly
or disabled persons and other persons needing assistance.
2.4 Location and use of emergency equipment relevant to the duties in
1.1 with emphasis on "own section" and escape routes therefrom.
2.5 The location and use of any specialized equipment that may be on
board for the purpose of assisting elderly or disabled persons, or other
persons needing special assistance.
2.6 The location and operation of any elevators that may be designated
for use during an emergency.
2.7 The location of any special muster stations or abandon ship
stations that may be designated for use in assisting elderly or disabled
persons and persons needing special assistance.
2.8 Location of adult and infant lifejackets.
2.9 Location of other evacuation supplies, e.g. blankets, to be taken
to survival craft.
2.10 Elementary first aid and transportation of casualties.
.1 the use of internal communication systems;
.2 raising the alarm;
.3 alerting the passengers; and
.4 reporting and notification.
.1 the use of passenger lists or counts;
.2 the alarm signals;
.3 mustering; importance of keeping order and panic-avoidance
.4 emergency exits;
.5 evacuation equipment;
.6 control of passengers in corridors, staircases and
.7 keeping escape routes clear of obstructions;
.8 assistance en route to muster and embarkation station;
.9 methods available for evacuation of disabled persons and
persons needing special assistance;
.10 restrictions on the use of elevators;
.11 search of accommodation spaces; and
.12 ensuring that the passengers are suitably clothed and have
donned their lifejackets correctly.
2.13 Fire situations:
.1 fire detection and initial containment;
.2 raising the alarm;
.3 danger of smoke inhalation; and
.4 breathing protection.
2.14 Abandon ship situations:
.1 correct use of individual survival equipment, e.g.,
lifejackets, immersion suits, lifebuoys, light and smoke
signals, etc.; and
.2 need for assistance to special cases.