Course Information


3 Days
The course is designed for personnel intending to work on an offshore installation in the UK sector and forms part of a Common Offshore Safety Induction process. The BOSIET is required for all personnel working in the offshore indusrty in the UK
No prior training is required to attend this training programme. A reasonable command of the English language is required.

Please be aware that if you are attending this course from the 26th March 2018 onwards then the below pre-requisites will need to be provide prior to course commencement:

• Possesses a valid, unexpired Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) offshore medical certificate OR possesses a valid, unexpired offshore medical certificate issued by a body outside of the UK which is recognised as equivalent to the OGUK medical certificate of fitness for offshore work and,

• Possesses a certificate of fitness to undertake shallow water CA-EBS training issued by a registered OGUK examining doctor*

*If you are unsure of any of these pre-requisites please feel free to contact us on 01224 725808.

To provide delegates with a basic level of understanding and awareness of safety and emergency response on offshore installations.
Delegates will be required to demonstrate their skills and a level of knowledge and understanding of key areas, as defined in the OPITO Standard for Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training (BOSIET).
The course focuses on the following elements

Safety Induction: Offshore hazards, their control and consequences. Waste disposal/environmental awareness. How offshore safety is regulated. How offshore safety is managed. Procedures for prescribed medicines. Alcohol and substance abuse policy. PPE requirements. Procedures for reporting incidents, accidents and near misses. Role of the Medic

Helicopter Safety & Escape: Pre boarding. Safe boarding. In flight safety. Safe disembarkation. In flight emergency actions. Use of Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System equipment. Practical Dry Compressed Air Emergency escape Breathing System training. Practical emergency ditching and escape training.

Sea Survival: Abandonment theory and practical sea survival training. Actions for mustering and boarding of a survival craft, and actions as a passenger during launching operations. Use of helicopter rescue strops, and winching procedures. Emergency First Aid including CPR.

Firefighting and Self Rescue: Nature and causes of fire. Fixed systems and response. Use of hand held extinguishers. Operation of fixed hose reels. Self rescue techniques in reduced visibility and completely obscured visibility. Use of escape hoods.
N/A - Ongoing assessment during 3 days.

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