This introductory safety training program is designed to introduce the fundamental safety elements of the offshore oil & gas industry, giving an appreciation of the potential hazards and controls that might be encountered by personnel working offshore.
The course consists of lecture and discussion and includes case studies and some practical exercises. Each module also includes a written assessment.
It is expected that delegates will have previously attended the BOSIET course, as this course is designed to build on the safety-related topics included within BOSIET.
The course is intended for new entrants to the offshore oil & gas industry.
The syllabus consists of nine modules:
Module 1 Introduction to the Hazardous Offshore Environment
Module 2 Working Safely including Safety Observation Systems
Module 3 Understanding the Risk Assessment Process
Module 4 Tasks that require a Permit to Work
Module 5 Personal Responsibility in Maintaining Asset Integrity
Module 6 Using Manual Handling Techniques Every Day
Module 7 Controlling the Use of Hazardous Substances Offshore
Module 8 Knowledge and Practices of Working at Height
Module 9 Being Aware of Mechanical Lifting Activities
A certificate will be issued on successful completion of the course.
Every four years by on-line assessment.
Held at Bastion Survival Training at NASA JSC.
Items to Bring
Delegates must present photographic ID at the start of the course. Accepted forms are government issued photographic identification, eg passport or driving license.
All delegates will be asked to complete a medical questionnaire prior to course commencement.