Tropical Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training is designed for personnel who are new to the offshore oil and gas industry and who require the safety and emergency response training and assessment requirements to work in an offshore, warm water (tropical*) environment only.
It is essential that competence be demonstrated in all parts of the course.
- Offshore hazards, their control and consequences
- Waste disposal / environment awareness
- How offshore safety is regulated
- How offshore safety is managed
- Procedures for prescribed medicines offshore
- Alcohol and substance abuse policy
- PPE requirements
- Procedure for reporting incidents, accidents and near misses
- Role of the medic
Helicopter Safety and Escape:
- Donning an aviation lifejacket
- Actions in preparation for a helicopter ditching and an emergency landing
- Actions following a variety of emergency scenarios with a helicopter including stable and unstable ditching.
Sea Survival and First Aid:
- Donning of a permanent buoyancy lifejacket prior to use in an emergency
- Actions when mustering and boarding a survival craft (TEMPSC) as passenger during launching operations and actions during and after boarding a marine liferaft
- The first aid actions suitable for use in a liferaft and TEMPSC
- Fitting of a helicopter strop and body posture during winching.
Fire Fighting and Self Rescue:
- Use of appropriate hand held portable fire extinguisher
- Use of a small bore fire hose reel and fire blanket
- Appropriate self rescue techniques using a smoke hood.