Due to the current COVID-19 situation, OPITO has altered the required processes to gain accreditation. You no longer have to attend an invigilation centre to complete this course, but must prove identity where required.
If you are purchasing this course for yourself, please send a ""Selfie"" of your full face to prove your identity including your personal ID within this to firstname.lastname@example.org This must be provided before, or on the same day of completion to gain your approved certificate.
Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at individuals who work offshore, in any role, anywhere in the world.
Is previous experience required?
The course is designed for existing workers in the oil and gas industry. Completion of this course awards an IMIST certificate valid for four years, after which you will need to sit the course again to refresh your knowledge and earn a new certificate.
How will the course benefit me?
The offshore working environment is home to many hazards, which means that it is vital for everyone who goes offshore to have the same baseline level of safety knowledge. This course has been created with OPITO to set a global safety standard by applying a consistent level of safety awareness across nine safety critical areas and is applicable .
The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe in your day-to-day activities offshore. It will also outline some of the systems and procedures in place to manage everyday operations offshore.
How will the course benefit my company?
By ensuring that your safety knowledge is at or above the baseline level, your company can rest assured that you are able to work offshore safety and in compliance with regulations and company procedures. Increased safety knowledge helps to prevent incidents and makes your working environment a safer place.
What standards are referenced in the course?
This course is written based on the OPITO standard International Minimum Industry Safety Training Standard (IMIST) (5312). As a global standard, the course is not written to meet any specific regional legislation but references industry best practices and standard operating procedures throughout.
Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 100%.
The course starts with an optional pre-assessment that checks your existing knowledge of the course topics. The course will restructure so that it only contains the content needed to address the gaps in your knowledge.
• List the personal responsibilities within the permit to Work system
• Define the concept of asset integrity
• Identify the key divisions of asset integrity
• Explain why some items and systems are safety critical
• Identify employer responsibilities
• Identify employee responsibilities
• Identify the source of manual handling hazards in the oil and gas industry
• Describe the main types of manual handling injuries that might be sustained
• Identify the key factors that contribute to manual handling incidents and injuries
• Explain the use of a manual handling hierarchy
• List the ways ergonomics can reduce the likelihood of an accident
• Define how to adopt correct positions for manual handling
• Define best practice in team operations
• State when to use mechanical aids
• Recognise the regulations and guidelines associated with chemical hazards in the Oil and Gas Industry
• Recall the sources of Oil and Gas Industry chemical hazards
• Indicate how personnel may come into contact with hazardous chemicals and the effects of exposure and identify internationally recognised symbols
• Recall employer and employee duties regarding regulations for hazardous substances
• Identify the controls and responsibilities under the control of hazardous substances
• Classify the labels used on hazardous substances and recognise their use on Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) or similar
• Identify the hazardous substances labels and what they may mean in relation to working with them
• Select the correct Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the job in hand
• Define working at height
• Identify the industry guidance that helps to control working at height activities
• Identify hazards relating to work at height
• Explore methods to minimize working at height risks
• Assess work at height equipment and risk
• Describe the basic use of ladders, scaffolding and mobile elevating work platforms
• Exhibit responsibility for tools aloft
• Define the types, importance and common accidents of lifting operations
• Recognise the main hazards and dangers of lifting operations
• Identify external factors that may increase hazard risks
• Define the responsibilities of key personnel taking part in lifting operations
• Identify the types of Man-Riding and the safety precautions of the activity
• Define personal responsibility when on site
Mintra reports revenue of NOK 205.3 million and an EBITDA of NOK 69.8 million for 2020, corresponding to an EBITDA margin of 34%.Read more
(Oslo, 22 February 2021) Mintra Holding AS (Mintra, OSE: MNTR) invites investors, analysts, media, and other stakeholders to a virtual Capital...Read more
Bergen, Norway - 18 February 2021: Mintra Holding (OSE:MNTR) - a leading provider of digital learning and Human Capital Management systems for...Read more