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OPITO Approved BOSIET - Basic Offshore Safety Induction And Emergency Training (with CA-EBS) | M&A Safety Services | Youngsville, LA

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  • Prerequisites

    OPITO Introduction Video:  https://www.opito.com/content/opito-basic-offshore-safety-induction-and-emergency-training-bosiet
  • Student Min/Max 1/4
  • Availability Select a day and time to determine how many seats remain.

Course Information

  • Additional Schedule Details
    Start / Finish Times: Training courses will begin at 7:30 am and should conclude by 4:30 pm; it is recommended that
    delegates arrive at 7:00 am.

    Breaks: 10 minutes (approximately every hour)
    Lunch: 1 Hour (if applicable)

    Meals / Refreshments: Delegates will be provided with a 1-hour lunch break with meals provided at client’s expense. Coffee and water will be available free of charge. Periodic breaks will be offered to delegate’s during training.
  • Course duration 21 Hours
  • Course Summary

    This training program is designed to meet the initial offshore safety and emergency response training requirements for personnel new to the offshore oil & gas industry.

    The OPITO-approved Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET) course provides students with a range of knowledge and skills relevant to working offshore and the proper emergency response procedures to include: safety induction, fire safety and self rescue, helicopter safety and escape, and sea survival inclusive of TEMPSC and first aid.

  • Target Audience
    This program is designed to meet the initial safety and emergency response training requirements for personnel new to the offshore oil and gas industry.
  • Theory Learning Objectives
    -Identify the generic hazards which are specific to offshore oil & gas installations, potential risks associated with those hazards, and how controls are put in place to eliminate or reducerisks.
    -Identify key offshore related safety regulations and explain the basic safety management concepts.

    Basic Safety Induction Learning Outcomes:
    (1)   Identify the main offshore hazards and hazard effects/consequences; explain their
            associated risks, and how they are controlled.
    (2)   Explain the potential environmental impact of offshore installation operations.
    (3)   Identify key offshore installation safety regulations and explain the basic concept of
            these regulations.
    (4)   Explain the principles of managing safety on offshore installations.
    (5)   State the procedure for prescribed medicines offshore.
    (6)   Explain the concept of alcohol and substance abuse policy.
    (7)   Explain PPE requirements of working on an offshore installation.
    (8)   Explain how to report incidents, accidents and near misses on an offshore
    (9)   Explain the role of the Offshore Medic.

    Helicopter Safety and Escape Learning Outcomes:

    (1)   Donning of an aviation transit suit, an aviation lifejacket, compressed air emergency
           breathing system (CA-EBS) equipment and conducting integrity checks of the                             CA-EBS equipment, including buddy checks
    (2)   Deploying (left and right hand) and breathing from CA-EBS equipment at
           atmospheric pressure in dry conditions
    (3)   Actions to take in preparing for a helicopter emergency landing
    (4)   Following instruction from the crew, location of CA-EBS equipment and evacuation
           from a helicopter using a nominated exit, following a controlled emergency                                 descent to a dry landing (conducted in helicopter simulator at poolside on dry land)
    (5)   Actions to be taken in preparing for an in-water ditching including location of exit,
           deploying and breathing from CA-EBS equipment at atmospheric pressure in dry
           conditions (conducted in helicopter simulator at poolside on dry land)
    (6)   Dry evacuation, using a nominated exit, to an aviation life raft from a helicopter
           ditched on water (and, on instructions from the aircrew, operation of a push out
           window), assisting others where possible and carrying out initial actions on                                 boarding the aviation life raft, to include: mooring lines, deploying the sea                                   anchor, raising thecanopy and raft maintenance
    (7)   Escaping through a window opening which is underwater, from a partially
            submerged helicopter (without operation of a push out window)
    (8)   Escaping through a window opening which is underwater, from a partially
           submerged helicopter (with operation of a push out window)
    (9)   Escaping through a window opening which is underwater, from a capsized                                   helicopter (without operation of a push out window)
    (10)   Inflation of an aviation lifejacket, deployment of a spray visor and boarding of an
             aviation life raft from the water

    Sea Survival/Emergency First Aid Learning Outcomes:
    (1)   Donning of a permanent buoyancy lifejacket prior to use in an emergency.
    (2)   The correct actions when mustering and boarding a survival craft (TEMPSC) as a
           passenger during launching operations.
    (3)   Fitting of a helicopter rescue device and correct body posture during winching.
    (4)   Water entry (stepping off poolside, maximum height 1 metre) and the precautions
            to be taken when entering the water
    (5)   Individual and group sea survival techniques, to include: swimming, getting into Heat                 Escape Lessening Position (HELP), wave-slap protection, towing, chain, huddle and circle.
    (6)   Boarding a marine liferaft from the water.
    (7)   Immediate first aid actions, including checking airways, breathing and industry
            recognised first aid practice

    Fire Fighting and Self Rescue Learning Outcomes: 
    (1)   Correct use of hand held portable fire extinguishers and which ones to use for
            different classes of fires.
    (2)   Self-rescue techniques with a smoke hood or partial blindfold from areas where
            delegate visibility is reduced.
    (3)   Self-rescue techniques with a smoke hood or partial blindfold from areas where
            delegate visibility is completely obscured.
    (4)   Small group escape techniques with a smoke hood or partial blindfold from areas

  • Practical Learning Objectives
    -Demonstrate, in a simulated environment, that they can use the safety equipment and follow        procedures in preparing for, and during, helicopter emergencies – with a particular focus        on escaping from a helicopter following ditching.
    -Demonstrate sea survival and first aid techniques.
    -Demonstrate that they can effectively use basic firefighting equipment, and practice self-            rescue techniques in low visibility situations, including smoke-filled areas.

    Student to practice learning outcomes noted above. Delegates will be assessed against the learning outcomes specified above using direct observation and oral and/or written questions as appropriate.
  • Certification Details
    Successful delegates shall receive a Certificate and Identification Card with a copy of the certificate sent to the employer. The delegate’s successful completion will also be recorded in a central training registermaintained by OPITO

    Assessments: Delegates are assessed against industry agreed competency standards. Should delegates fail to meet these standards, our staff shall provide additional coaching to provide the delegate with additional opportunities to meet the requirements. 

    Course Delivery and Special Needs: All course materials, assessments, and documentation will be conducted in American English language only. Delegates with any special needs should contact us in advance to ensure that these requirements are met. 
  • Validity Period 4 Years
  • Accreditation or Standard
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        • Cancellation Policy The policy set below is set by the website. If you wish to cancel a booking, kindly refer to the Learner FAQ page found in the footer of the website.

          Cancellation fees apply if cancelled within 7 days of the course start date . The amount retained will equal 100 percent of the transaction. Any refund requests after this period are to be requested from the trainer. If approved by the trainer, remittance of refunds will be handled by the trainer outside of our site.For more details read our Refund Policy

        Site Information

        • Training Environment
          • Allowed Classroom
        • Services and Amenities
          • Allowed ADA Accessiblity
          • Allowed Restrooms
          • Allowed Emailed Certificates
          • Allowed Printed Course Materials
          • Allowed Lodging Shuttle Service
          • Location
            512 Viaulet Rd, Youngsville, LA 70592, USA

          Other Notes

          • Items to BringEquipment Requirements: Delegates are expected to provide the following items during training: 
             - Government Issued Photo Identification – Required 
             - Towel 
             - Swimwear 
             - Appropriate clothing for all practical sessions.
             - Open toe shoes, shorts, and sleeveless shirts are prohibited 
             - Safety-Toe footwear for practical sessions 

            Please watch this video regarding OPITO before you come to your training session: https://m.youtube.com/watchv=dk7LKxM3mqY
          • Health and Safety Considerations
            Emergency response training contains physically demanding and potentially stressful elements. All personnel who participate in such training must be medically fit and capable of participating fully. All personnel will be required to complete a self-declaration of fitness form prior to commencement ofpractical. 

          About Your Trainer,

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          M&A Safety Services is a full service safety training company located in Youngsville, Louisiana. Our ownership team made up of Bryan Aucoin, Travis Martin, and Don Romero bring countless years of experience in both HSE and operational experience in the Production, Construction, and Drilling industries. 

          M&A Safety Services provides comprehensive instructor-led training courses that are readily available to meet our customers’ training needs. Our training center delivers essential training courses on a daily basis which offers our customers maximum flexibility to train their employees at their convenience. Training courses can also be delivered onsite at the customers work site including domestic, international and offshore locations. 

          Our Lafayette training center is a 20,000 square foot facility located in Youngsville, Louisiana. It contains (11) multimedia classrooms, (2) indoor heated pools, a METS-5 HUET Simulator, a TEMPSC, a Hydraulic Crane, a Confined Space Simulator, a Fall Protection Simulator, and numerous Firefighting Simulators designed to simulate various types of fires.

          Youngsville, United States Member Since June 2018

          $1000 Per Student

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