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Introduction to Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET)

An Intensive 5-Day Online Training Course

Introduction to Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET)

An Effective Tool to Prepare for BOSIET Certification

We currently have no scheduled session for this Course. If you are interested in running this course, please contact our Training Department at info@petroknowledge.com

Why Choose this Training Course?

This PetroKnowledge Introduction to BOSIET online training course is designed for delegates who work on the offshore assets (production platform, drill rig, FPSO etc.,) to complete an appropriate offshore safety and emergency training course before being allowed to travel to their offshore asset.

This online training course will provide delegates with the most modern & practical knowledge and skills for a safe working environment and traveling to offshore workplaces by helicopter. In addition, delegates will have an awareness of the associated hazards and risks encountered when working on offshore installations and how to control and mitigate these risks. Theoretical subjects will be demonstrated related to the Offshore safety including safety induction, fire safety and basic firefighting, first aid using a CA-EBS, helicopter safety and escape and survival at sea.

What are the Goals?

This online training course is designed to meet the initial offshore safety and emergency response training requirements for personnel working onboard offshore installations.

By the end of this Introduction to Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET) online training course, the delegates will be able to:

  • Identify Offshore Hazard / Risk Definition & Control
  • Manage offshore installation internal safety regulations
  • Demonstrate personal responsibility for safety

Furthermore, will have the knowledge of:

  • Hazard Control Hierarchy and Measures
  • The consequences of failure to control the risks
  • Offshore Safety Regulations
  • Legislative requirements and Legal responsibilities
  • Commitments of the employer and employees
  • Concept of ALARP
  • Emergency response planning and Personnel Duties
  • Medical Fitness Standard requirements
  • PPE requirements of working on an offshore installation
  • Incidents, accidents and near misses reporting & investigation
  • Methods of Rescue by helicopter / standby vessel
  • Individual and group sea survival techniques
  • Emergency First Aid arrangements
  • Types of injuries & assessing the situation
  • Prioritizing actions & Immediate first aid actions,
  • Industry recognized first aid practice
  • Fire tetrahedron & Types of Fire
  • Portable & Fixed Firefighting systems
  • Fire Extinguishing media (water, dry powder, foam and CO2)
  • Precautions for using CO2 system
  • Selection / Donning and use of smoke hoods
  • Self-rescue techniques with and without respiratory protection
  • Helicopter Travel Procedures
  • Helicopter Emergencies
  • Use of Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS)

Who is this Training Course for?

This PetroKnowledge online training course will cover best practices of safe traveling to offshore worksites, safety, and emergency response requirements onboard offshore installations. 

This Introduction to Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET) is highly recommended for professionals who are:

  • Preparing to obtain OPITO / BOSIET certification
  • Working onboard oil & gas offshore installations
  • Handling high-risk situation onboard the offshore sites
  • Oil & gas rigs safety officers
  • Auditors & technical support personnel traveling for offshore work sites by helicopter
  • New to the offshores workplace
  • A part of offshore installations emergency response team

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This PetroKnowledge online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The training course is conducted online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of your choice location

Organisational Impact

The organization will ensure that all the personnel are capable to carry out their duties safely and they are fully aware of the most practical safe standards and regulations while working on or travelling to/from the offshore installations. The benefits that will be gained by the organization after having their employees attended this attractive course can be described as follows:

  • A well-trained person to carry out their duties in case of emergencies
  • Persons who will act positively and according to the rules and regulations in case of evacuation due to any emergency case
  • An experienced worker who are well trained on using the breathing apparatus while escaping
  • Workers that are familiar with the helicopter rescuing process and procedures
  • Emergency teams that can deal with different types of emergencies such as Fire, Gas release, injuries and first aid cases

Personal Impact

The delegates will gain knowledge that will promote their capabilities and skills to :

  •  Encouraged proactive management in Emergency situations
  • Be aware of the need to identify & treat Hazard and risks within their offshore work place
  • Understand the Concept of ALARP
  • Gain the knowledge on the basic firefighting technique
  • Demonstrate the Helicopter operation & procedures
  • Learn the best methods to Boarding a marine liferaft from the water
  • Use of Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS)
  • Understand the Survival techniques following ditching and emergency landing on land / in water
  • Trained on the Self-rescue techniques with and without respiratory protection

Daily Agenda

Day One: Safety Induction 

  • Industry & Installation Overview
  • Offshore oil and gas activities
  • Types of offshore installations
  • Hydrocarbons Properties
  • Offshore Environment
  • Offshore Hazards
  • Hazard / Risk Definition & Control
  • Accident statistics
  • Offshore hazards (Pressure, Motion, Chemical, Electrical, Gravity, Noise, Area, Confined space)
  • Managing Offshore Safety
  • Offshore installation internal safety regulations
  • Managing Safe Systems of Work (SSOW)
  • Personal Responsibility for Safety (PRfS)
  • Safety observation programs.

Day Two: Safety Induction (Continue)

  • Controlling Offshore Hazards
  • Hazard Control Hierarchy
  • Hazard Control Measures
  • MSDS
  • Fall Protection
  • Electrical Isolation
  • The consequences of failure to control the risks
  • Regulating Offshore Safety
  • Applicable legislation
  • Legislative requirements
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Role of industry organizations
  • Documenting the safety management systems.
  • Commitments of the employer and employees
  • Concept of ALARP
  • Emergency response planning and Duties
  • Role of the Health and Safety Authorities / Inspector
  • Using of relevant ISO Standards
  • Personnel safety behavior
  • Living and Working Offshore
  • Medical Fitness Standard requirements
  • Procedure for taking prescribed medicines offshore
  • Alcohol and substance abuse policies
  • Safety meetings & Toolbox talks. Role of safety representatives and safety committees
  • Work Procedures & Authorization
  • PPE requirements of working on an offshore installation
  • Maintaining a safe workplace
  • Waste disposal
  • The right to stop unsafe work.
  • Incidents, accidents and near misses reporting & investigation
  • PTW System
  • Drills and exercises
  • Safety Communication
  • The role of the offshore medic

 Day Three: Sea Survival 

  • Evacuation
  • Station Bills
  • Mustering and head count
  • Donning a life jacket
  • Means of escape
  • Escape routes
  • Muster station
  • Abandonment locations
  • Methods of Rescue by helicopter / standby vessel
  • Water entry
  • Individual and group sea survival techniques
  • Boarding a marine liferaft from the water
  • Emergency First Aid
  • First aid arrangements
  • Types of injuries
  • Assessing the situation
  • Prioritizing actions.
  • Immediate first aid actions,
  • Checking airways and breathing
  • Industry recognized first aid practice

Day Four: Firefighting and Self Rescue

  • Firefighting Offshore
  • Common causes and nature of fires onboard offshore oil and gas installations
  • Fire tetrahedron
  • Types of Fire
  • Safety Video (Classification of Fire)
  • Fire fighting systems (Portable & Fixed)
  • The purpose of fixed fire and gas detection and firefighting systems
  • Fire Extinguishing media (water, dry powder, foam and CO2)
  • Precautions for using CO2 system
  • Action to be taken when fire discovered
  • Using of hand held / portable fire extinguisher
  • Safety Video ( Fighting the Fire Best Practices)
  • Self-Rescue
  • Selection / Donning and use of smoke hoods
  • Self-rescue techniques with and without respiratory protection
  • Small group escape techniques
  • Escape techniques from areas when visibility is completely obscured
  • Safety Video (Self Rescue Best Practices)

Day Five: Helicopter Safety and Escape 

  • Helicopter Travel
  • Arrival time
  • Correct dress
  • Documentation
  • Check-in procedures
  • Safe boarding
  • Helicopter Emergencies
  • Emergency equipment onboard the helicopter (location of aviation liferaft, operation and entry)
  • Suspected or observed helicopter emergencies (fire, Smoke, Fuel leaks or Abnormal condition)
  • In-flight procedures (seat belt is tight and lifejacket is secure)
  • Aircraft escape routes for ditching and emergency landing
  • Survival techniques following ditching and emergency landing on land / in water
  • Use of Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS)
  • Types of EBS used in the oil and gas industry
  • Basic introduction to EBS components
  • CA-EBS Operation
  • Hazard associated with using CA-EBS
  • Deployment of CA-EBS

Certificate

  • On successful completion of this online training course, a PetroKnowledge E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

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When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

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Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to info@petroknowledge.com.

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