BOSIET - Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (with EBS)

Revision 5

Amendment 8 (November 2018)

Standard code:

5700

Aims:

The aim of the BOSIET (with EBS) 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.

Objectives:
The objectives of the BOSIET (with EBS) Training are that delegates will be able to:

(a) Identify the generic hazards which are specific to offshore oil and gas installations, potential risks associated with those hazards, and how controls are put in place to eliminate or reduce risks.

(b) Identify key offshore related safety regulations and explain the basic safety management concepts

(c) Demonstrate, in a simulated environment, that they can use the safety equipment, and follow procedures in preparing for, and during helicopter emergencies – with particular focus on escaping from a helicopter following ditching

(d) Demonstrate sea survival and first aid techniques

(e) Demonstrate that they can effectively use basic firefighting equipment, and practise self-rescue techniques in low visibility situations, to include smoke filled areas.

Target audience:

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 who will be supplied with a rebreather emergency breathing system (EBS) during offshore helicopter travel.

Delegate pre-requisites:

No pre-requisites required 

Training durations:

The optimum ‘contact time’ for the BOSIET (with EBS) training programme is 21 hours and 5 minutes and can be carried out at an OPITO approved training provider

Validity:

4 years