Swedish Maritime Rules and Regulations

This course is for ships under the Swedish flag, but the rules apply to all onboard, whether they are temporary employees (e.g. TAP*) or have a permanent job. The purpose is to help make our ships more secure, safe and pleasant as workplaces through better knowledge of the work environment.

Course prerequisites:

Open to all seafarers.

Learning objectives and learner outcomes:

Those who successfully complete the course should be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge to create a safe working environment onboard ships and to act as “Safety Representatives”.


The Swedish Maritime Joint Work Environment Council’s (SAN) “Work Environment Manual for shipping”.

Course developer:

The Swedish Maritime Joint Work Environment Council (SAN).