Cooperative Institute of port Professionalization
The Cooperative Institute for Port Professionalization qualifies and trains stevedores entering the Cooperativa de Trabajos Portuarios Ltda. de San Martín. The education program was specially designed to optimize their performance on their jobs and consists of 5 modules which include talks about the risks they will be exposed to when working on ships and barges, connections and disconnections of liquids and hazardous substances, and unloading or transfer of bulk fertilizers at docks or docksides. They are also trained in how to coordinate an emergency and learn resuscitation and salvaging techniques, man overboard exercises, how to deal with a drowning victim and rescue techniques.