Instructor Led – IOSH Working Safely in the Oil and Gas Industry
IOSH Working Safely in the Oil & Gas industry provides essential knowledge to all levels of personnel working within upstream and downstream operations with an appreciation of the main hazards, risks and control measures that are specific to this industry.
Upon successful completion of the IOSH Working Safely in the Oil and Gas Industry course the delegates will obtain the knowledge required to take the actions necessary to mitigate against accidents and incidents.
Additionally, delegates will receive an IOSH approved certificate and will also gain familiarisation of their company’s specific safety procedures, forms and procedures for risk assessments, safety observations and isolations, including key environmental controls.
IOSH Working Safely in the Oil and Gas Industry
Elements and Modules
The training consists of the following modules and elements:
1. Introduction to health & safety for the Oil & Gas industry
A brief overview of the Oil & Gas industry for both onshore / offshore and an analysis of both employee and employer responsibilities for health and safety.
2. Understanding hazards and risks
An introduction to hazards and risks: what they are; where they can be found; and an insight into some common hazards and risks within the industry.
3. Control measures
A look at how the industry controls both major accident / incidents, hazard identification and the more common day-to-day issues. Delegates are introduced to their role in maintaining the barriers that ensure safety in process operations.
4. Measuring safety performance
Measures of safety performance at a company level will be reviewed prior to considering active and reactive measures. Incident triangles, unsafe acts, unsafe conditions and the importance of reporting are also addressed.
5. The wider world – environmental impact
An introduction to how environmental issues within the industry can affect the wider world, what the industry is doing about it and how we can help to minimise the impact.
6. Your role in safety and the safety structure
A summary session looking at behavioural safety and drawing together the key themes from earlier modules to show delegates how they play a key role in ensuring safety – for themselves and others.
Course certified by IOSH.
The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is the only Chartered body for health and safety professionals in the world.