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LO1: Identify what explosives are
LO2: Describe some of the uses for explosives offshore
LO3: Explain why explosives are used
LO4: Explain the authorisation process for using explosives
LO5: Describe how explosives are detonated and the dangers of other sources of induced currents
LO6: Identify typical strategies to prevent accidental detonations
LO7: Identify work to be ceased when explosives are to be used
LO8: Identify those authorised to handle explosives
LO9: Describe the measures taken to store explosives safely
LO10: Identify your responsibilities before and during the use of explosives
Oil & Gas Industry
No prerequisites are required to sit this course.
The assessment is taken during the course and is within the expected duration.
The course explains what explosives are, what they are used for, why they are used and the controls in place to prevent unnecessary risk whilst working with them. The course also identifies the roles and responsibilities of those working with explosives.