Tropical BOSIETDownload as PDF
The aim of the T-BOSIET is to introduce delegates to the specific safety issues and regimes relevant to offshore installations, and to equip them with the basic emergency response knowledge and skills for travelling to and from offshore installations by helicopter in a tropical environment.
This training programme is designed to meet the initial offshore safety and emergency response training requirements for personnel new or returning to the offshore oil and gas industry in a tropical environment.
No prior training is required to attend this training programme.
ITEMS TO BRING: All delegates must bring Photographic I.D. and PASSPORT only (original or copy)
HEALTH: All delegates will be asked to complete a medical questionnaire prior to course commencement.
OPITO approved certification for Tropical Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training - will be issued on successful completion of the training programme.
The validity of the OPITO certificates is four years.
Delegates will receive theoretical and practical knowledge in the following areas
Offshore overview specific to tropical regions.
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.
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 ctions. Practical emergency ditching and escape training.
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.
Fire fighting 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.