Health, Safety & Security 

From 02/10/2023 to 10/11/2023

Combi courses English
From 02/10/2023 to 27/10/2023
From 06/11/2023 to 10/11/2023
Registration fee
Deadline to apply
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Ensuring the health, safety and security of port workers and the port environment is of utmost importance for port managers and operators. A robust health and safety programme fully supported by the organisation is essential for achieving operational excellence and sustainable growth. Both the Port Authority and port companies have the responsibility to create a secure environment for all individuals who work in and around the port or visit it.

For whom

This programme is available to all individuals, who are involved in promoting health and safety in the workplace and enhancing security within the port and terminal area.


This programme covers all essential aspects of managing the health and safety of port workers and the security of ships, cargo, passengers and port terminals.

Through a four-week online learning programme and a live week in Antwerp with site visits and workshops, participants will gain valuable insights and tools to support them in organising and advocating health, safety and security issues.  

The programme consists of 5 modules:

Rules & Regulations

  • IMO
  • Port rules and regulations
  • ISO – Safety Management System
  • ISPS

HSS & Technologies

  • Cyber Security
  • Innovative projects on safety and security in and around the port area

Health and Safety

  • Safety awareness
  • Marine health and medical safety
  • Operational safety

Port Security & Contingency

  • PSFO
  • Role of custom and police
  • Emergency response and contingency planning

Dangerous Goods Management

  • Administrative controls of dangerous goods
  • Dangerous goods handling
  • Firefighting

Live week in Antwerp

Site visits to different companies, terminals and warehouses in and around the port area and customs at Port of Antwerp-Bruges.

Contact details

Ken Houtevelts


+32 3 205 22 19

Geoffrey Van Tittelboom


+32 3 229 72 84