International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety

This one week course focuses on international standards and management systems, enabling delegates to effectively discharge workplace safety responsibilities both onshore and offshore. The Certificate also highlights the importance of procedure safety management in the oil and gas industry.

Suitability – Who Should Attend?

Delegates should already have an underpinning knowledge of safety issues when attending this course. It is designed specifically for those with safety responsibilities in the oil and gas, petrochemical industry, in particular:

  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Employee representatives
  • Newly appointed Health and Safety Advisers

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose of and procedures for investigating incidents and how this can be used to improve health and safety in the oil and gas industries
  • Explain the hazards inherent in oil and gas arising from the extraction, storage, and processing of raw materials and products
  • Outline the risk management techniques used in the oil and gas industries
  • Describe the purpose and content of safety cases and safety reports in the oil and gas trades
  • Outline the tools, standards, measurement, competency requirements and controls applicable to Process Safety Management (PSM) in the oil and gas trades
  • Explain the purpose of a permit-to-work system
  • Explain the main principles of safe shift handover
  • Clarify the significance of safe plant operation and maintenance of hydrocarbon containing equipment and processes
  • Outline the hazards, risks and controls to ensure safe startup and shutdown of hydrocarbon containing equipment and processes
  • Outline forms of failure mode that may lead to loss of containment from hydrocarbon
  • Outline the controls available to maintain safety critical equipment
  • Outline the hazards, risks and controls available for safe storage of hydrocarbons offshore and onshore
  • Outline the hazards, risks and controls available for operating boilers and furnaces
  • Outline appropriate control procedures to minimize fire and explosion risk in the oil and gas trades
  • Outline the principles, procedures and resources for effective emergency response
  • Identify the main hazards of suitable controls for marine transport in the oil and gas trades
  • Identify the main hazards and suitable controls for land transport in the oil and gas trade

Dates
23rd March - 3rd April 2015 / 21st March - 1st April 2016: London
6th - 17th July 2015 / 4th - 15th July 2016: London
24th August - 4th September 2015 / 22nd August - 2nd September 2016:  London
5th - 16th October 2015 / 3rd - 14th October 2016: London

Cost
Two weeks training: £3,850
One week course: £2,200