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OPITO BOSIET - Basic Offshore Safety Induction And Emergency Training (with EBS) | SMS | Lafayette, LA

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  • Prerequisites
    There are no particular educational requirements. All trainees must be certified by a doctor to be in good health.
  • Student Min/Max 1/16
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Course Information

  • Additional Schedule Details
    Enrollment: All students must produce the following prior to the onset of training - Valid (photographic) government identification. Registration begins at 7 AM each day.  The course ends at 4 PM CST on the 3rd and final day.

    Attendance Requirements: Daily attendance and 100% participation in each training day is required.

    Location: Only offered at our Lafayette location.
  • Course duration 24 Hours
  • Course Summary

    The Standard: The OPITO standards are a set of training and/or competence standards, produced and agreed by the offshore oil and gas industry covering a variety of offshore emergency response duties and occupational roles.

    This course is accepted in most regions of the world where oil and gas industries operate.

    Aim: The BOSIET will also equip students with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to respond appropriately in the event of an offshore emergency and to enhance their survivability through proper use of emergency equipment and procedures.

  • 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 compressed air emergency breathing system (CA-EBS) during offshore helicopter travel.
  • Theory Learning Objectives
    The objectives of the BOSIET training are that students will be able to:

    -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 reduce risks.
    -Identify key offshore related safety regulations and explain the basic safety management concepts.

    More details of what is taught can be found within the OPITO Standard.
  • 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 the 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.
    Topics Covered

  • Certification Details
    This certification is valid for 4 years.

    Written Exam: Students will be required to take a 30-minute written test at the end of Module 1 as a method of checking that they have met all the Module 1 learning outcomes. It is an open-book test. A minimum test score of 80% is required.

    SMS staff will deliver a series of explanations and demonstrations to deliver the BOSIET program. Delegates will be assessed against the learning outcomes specified by using direct observation, oral, and written questions. SMS staff will identify any gaps in students’ learning and make a reasonable effort to address the gaps to help students meet the learning outcomes.
  • Validity Period 4 Years
  • Accreditation or Standard
    • Allowed OPITO
        • Cancellation Policy - 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 Meals Included
          • Allowed Emailed Certificates
          • Allowed Printed Course Materials
          • Allowed Lodging Shuttle Service
          • Location
            2916 N University Ave, Lafayette, LA 70507, USA

          Other Notes

          • Items to BringPlease bring your government issued ID, hard hat, steel-toed boots and safety glasses.
          • Health and Safety Considerations*Safety First: Safety Management Systems (SMS) regards your safety first and suggests the following: Candidates that are concerned with participating in practical exercises due to current or pre-existing medical conditions should consult their primary care provider prior to the onset of the training program as to the nature and extent of the training.

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          Our goal is to ensure that everyone in the energy industry has a safe work environment and the knowledge to perform their duties safely. 

          We know your workers are more than the tasks they perform; they are people with homes, families, and stories. Just as you desire to see each of your employees return home to their families safely, SMS aspires to provide a variety of safety services that help ensure that’s possible. Our responsibility to safety in the energy industry is attained by working together and promoting a safety culture.

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          $880 Per Student

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