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E-641C - NEBOSH International Certificate in Oil & Gas Operational Safety

5 days HSE/NEBOSH
Audience
  • Engineers, technicians and those who have responsibility for health & safety in the oil & gas industry.
Purpose
  • This certifying training is designed to provide a sound breadth of underpinning knowledge that enables candidates to manage Oil & Gas operational risks effectively. It focuses on hydrocarbon process safety, enabling the participants to effectively discharge workplace safety responsibilities both onshore and offshore.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • understand hazards inherent in the extraction, storage and processing of Oil & Gas,
  • explain main concepts of hydrocarbon process safety,
  • know about fire protection and emergency response,
  • identify hazards associated to logistics and transport operations.
Prerequisite
  • Technician or engineer, or equivalent professional experience within the Oil & Gas industry.
Ways and means
  • Numerous applications, case studies and illustrations from the Oil & Gas industry.
  • Support documentation for recommended private study in addition to course attendance.

LEARNING FROM INCIDENTS 0.5 day
  • Accident/incident causation and investigation. Incident investigation process.
  • Importance of learning lessons from major incidents.
HAZARDS INHERENT IN OIL & GAS 0.25 day
  • Terminology. Flammable limits. Properties and hazards of gases. Properties, hazards and control measures of associated products.
RISK MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES USED IN THE OIL & GAS INDUSTRIES 0.5 day
  • The purposes and uses of risk assessment. The risk assessment process. Application of risk management to process safety. The concept of hazard realisation. Risk control barrier models. Uses of modelling.
ORGANIZATION’s DOCUMENTED EVIDENCE TO PROVIDE A CONVINCING & VALID - ARGUMENT THAT A SYSTEM IS ADEQUATELY SAFE 0.25 day
  • The purpose of documented evidence and where it is used. Examples. The content of safety cases and safety reports.
CONTRACTOR MANAGEMENT 0.25 day
  • Scale of contractor use. Contractor management, ownership and representation.
PROCESS SAFETY MANAGEMENT 0.25 day
  • OSHA process safety management standard. Management of change controls.
ROLE & PURPOSE OF A PERMIT TO WORK SYSTEM - KEY PRINCIPLES OF SAFE SHIFT HANDOVER 0.25 day
  • The key features of a permit to work system. Interfaces with adjacent plants and with contractors. Lock out, tag out and isolation procedures. Shift handover. Key principles in handover. Two way with both participants taking joint responsibility.
PLANT OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE - START UP & SHUTDOWN 0.25 day
  • Asset integrity. Maintenance, inspection and testing. Risk based maintenance and inspection strategy. Techniques, principles and importance of safe operation, standard operation procedures and maintenance. Control of ignition sources during maintenance and operations. Cleaning and gas freeing of plant and equipment. Associated hazards and controls of start-up and shutdown operations.
FAILURE MODES - SAFETY CRITICAL EQUIPMENT CONTROLS 0.25 day
  • Materials strength. Stress corrosion cracking. Thermal shock. Brittle fracture. Weld failures. Safe operating envelope. Use of knowledge of failure modes in initial design, process and safe operating procedures. Failure of annular rim. Process control systems. Emergency Shut Down systems (ESD). Procedures for bypassing ESD’s. Blow down facilities and flares. Drains, sewers and interceptors.
SAFE CONTAINMENT OF HYDROCARBONS - FURNACE & BOILER OPERATIONS 0.5 day
  • Hazards and risks associated to storage tanks and vessels. Types of storage tanks. Floating roof tanks. Fixed roof tanks. Bunding of storage tanks. Filling of tanks. Pressurised and refrigerated vessels. Loss of containment and consequences. Decommissioning of offshore platforms. Management of SIMultaneous OPerations (SIMOPS). Use of furnaces and boilers. Hazards and risks of operating boilers and furnaces.
FIRE HAZARDS, RISKS & CONTROLS 0.25 day
  • Fire triangle and the potential consequences. Identification and control of ignition sources. Lightning. Electrostatic charges. Zoning and hazardous area classification.
FIRE PROTECTION 0.25 day
  • Leak and fire detection systems. Gas, leak, fire, smoke and heat detection. Passive and active fire protection systems. Choice of fire fighting media. Examples of specific fire protection systems.
EMERGENCY RESPONSE 0.25 day
  • Emergency Response Plan (ERP). Content. Medical Emergency Planning. Principles of escape, evacuation and rescue. Roles and structure of emergency response teams.
LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT OPERATIONS 0.25 day
  • Marine transport. Hazards of vessels and working over water. Land transport.
GENERAL REVIEW & PRIVATE STUDY SUPPORT 0.5 day
CERTIFICATION TEST 0.25 day
2017 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
May 15 - 19 Rueil €2,800 Online By email
Jul 17 - 21 Rueil €2,800 Online By email
Sep 25 - 29 Rueil €2,800 Online By email