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Offshore Safety &  Risk Management Systems

An Intensive 5-Day Training Course

Offshore Safety &
Risk Management Systems

Improving Safety Increases Profits

Scheduled Dates

06 - 10 May 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
25 - 29 Nov 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
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Why Choose this Training Course?

Why Choose this Training Course?

Safety and Risk Management requires a twin approach of following the legislative standards and seizing the opportunities available in good risk management. Risk management is the identification assessment and prioritisation of risk and then monitor and control such risks. Offshore hazards include the hazards of vessel, working over water and diving operations. Safety Management is applicable in all companies whether by following an accredited Safety Management System or by purely following a Hazard Register with the appropriate Risk Assessments.

Additionally, the training course will cover confined space entry and safe shift handover two areas that are continually the cause of incidents and loss.

This Offshore Safety & Risk Management Systems training course will feature:

  • Risk Management
  • Hazards of Vessels
  • Safety Management Systems
  • An Introduction to HAZOP
  • Confined Space Entry

What are the Goals?

What are the Goals?

 Participants attending this training course will:

  • Understand the legal background to Offshore Safety
  • Appreciate what risk management is about
  • Hazards of Vessels & Working over Water
  • Gain knowledge about the elements of a Safety Management system
  • Evaluate hazardous material
  • Understand the hazards of confined space entry

Who is this Training Course for?

Who is this Training Course for?

 This PetroKnowledge training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  •  All supervisors and line management who have assigned responsibilities within the Safety Management system (SMS)
  • Offshore Operations Personnel
  • Offshore Maintenance Personnel
  • HSE personnel

How will this Training Course be Presented?

How will this Training Course be Presented?

Participants will learn by active participation during the course through the use of exercises, case studies and open discussion forums. Videos shown will encourage further discussions. The course will be run using power point slides, copies of which will be distributed both in hard and soft format.

Organisational Impact

The organisation that sends personnel to this PetroKnowledge training course will gain in that the delegates will:

  • Be able to improve their present systems of work
  • Apply new knowledge to improve safety performance
  • Improve control and assessment of chemicals
  • Have the capacity to increase profitability

Personal Impact

Delegates attending this PetroKnowledge training course will:

  • Understand the legal background to Offshore Safety
  • Appreciate what risk management is about
  • Develop and apply safe systems of work for confined space entry
  • Understand the basis of HAZOP studies and Inherently Safer Design

Daily Agenda

Day One: Safety Legislation & Safety Management Systems

  • Definitions
  • Responsibilities
  • Legislation
    • Seveso III Directive & PSM 1910.119
    • Off Shore EU Legislation
    • Offshore Safety Case
    • International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL)
    • Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS)
  • Contractor Selection & Induction
  • Safe Shift handover
  • Case Study

Day Two: Risk Management, Risk Assessments

  • Types of Safety Management Systems
  • Risk Management
  • Risk Assessments
  • Exercise
  • Hazards of Vessels & Working over water
  • Offshore diving operations
  • Work Permit Systems
  • Management of change

Day Three: HAZOP, ATEX & Emergency Response

  • Introduction to HAZOP
  • Element / Node selection
  • Process Parameters
  • Exercise
  • Inherent Safer Design
  • ATEX Regulations
  • Emergency Response

Day Four: Confined Space Entry & Gas Testing

  • Confined Space Entry
  • Cleaning
  • Isolating
  • Atmospheric Testing
  • Training
  • Exercise

Day Five: HAZMAT

Competency Description: If care is not taken when using chemicals, harm will result.

  • HAZMAT – Hazardous Materials
  • Chemical classification
  • Safety Data Sheets
  • Threshold Limit Values
  • Offshore - some chemicals used
  • Exercise
  • Course Evaluation


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

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GLOMACS Training

Our collaboration with GLOMACS aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register for a training course?

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to

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.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

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?

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