Prevent marine pollution

Description

Conduct inspections and take measures in order to prevent or mitigate marine pollution. Adhere to international codes and resolutions.

Alternative labels

avert marine pollution
avert pollution of marine areas
adhere to international regulations on prevention of marine pollution
perform marine pollution prevention activities
prevent maritime pollution
implement measures to prevent marine pollution
implement measures to mitigate marine pollution
conduct marine pollution mitigation activities
prevent pollution of marine areas
carry out marine pollution prevention activities
prevent pollution of maritime areas

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Prevent marine pollution is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Marine firefighter: Marine firefighters are responsible for emergency response in case of a fire outbreak or other hazardous situations in marine environments. They actively respond to contain fires and the outbreak of other hazardous on vessels, docks and other marine facilities. They ensure the marine installation complies with health and safety regulations. They also regulate the clean-up of the scene and assess the damage.
Aquaculture environmental analyst: Aquaculture environmental analysts assess, plan and implement programmes to recognise, monitor and control environmental factors that can potentially affect the health of aquatic animals and plants.

Optional skill

Prevent marine pollution is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Firefighter: Firefighters are responsible for emergency response in case of a fire outbreak or other hazardous situations. They oversee the evacuation of the endangered premises and ensure victims are rescued and taken care of by the appropriate professionals. Once the premises are clear of victims, they ensure the fire is extinguished, compliant with health and safety regulations. They also regulate the clean-up of the scene and assess the damage.

 


 

References

  1. Prevent marine pollution – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022