Module 2 contains the requirements of clause 2, ISM Code:
2.1 The Company should establish a safety and environmental-protection policy which describes how the objectives given in paragraph 1.2 will be achieved.
2.2 The Company should ensure that the policy is implemented and maintained at all levels of the organization, both ship-based and shore-based.
The company's policy is a fundamental document, it forms the most important part of the company's Safety Management System (SMS).
An example of paragraph 2 of the Safety Management Manual is presented below: