OERTL / OERTM (Offshore Emergency Response Team Leader / Member)

Offshore emergency response team

Purpose

Each offshore oil and gas platform or drilling rig will have an Offshore Emergency Response Team ready to react in the unfortunate event of an emergency situation. This training program is designed to meet the initial training and assessment requirements for an “Offshore Emergency Response Team LEADER or Team MEMBER” within the oil and gas industry. The aims and objectives of the initial training program are to equip the delegate with the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to perform the role of the Emergency Response Team LEADER or Team MEMBER effectively

Target Audience

Emergency response personnel working in offshore oil and gas installations, engaged in production, drilling or support services.

Course Content

OERTL (Emergency Team LEADER), the course consists of training and knowledge of:

(1) Define the role and explain the key responsibilities of the Emergency Response Team Leader.
(2) State the main priorities of the Emergency Response Team Leader.
(3) Explain the purpose of OER arrangements and procedures.
(4) Identify the typical elements of emergency response planning.
(5) Identify the emergency response PPE requirements for the OERTL and the OERTM.
(6) Explain the purpose of setting priorities and objectives in response to an incident.
(7) Explain the importance of monitoring environmental conditions during an incident.
(8) Explain the importance of monitoring human factors during an incident.
(9) Explain the reason for dynamic risk assessment during an emergency response
(10) Delegate tasks to the OERT effectively.
(11) Communicate effectively with relevant emergency response personnel.
(12) Give clear and concise instructions to the OERT members during the emergency.
(13) Lead the OERT in a clear and confident manner.
(14) When safe to do so, direct the OERT members into the incident area – continually assessing how the changes in the emergency could impact on the safety of the OERT members.
(15) Conduct dynamic risk assessments throughout the incident.
(16) Look for and respond accordingly to signs of stress in individual ERT members during the emergency.
(17) Effectively monitor breathing apparatus (BA) control.
(18) Lead the OERT during non-fire incidents effectively.
(19) Lead the OERT during firefighting operations effectively.
(20) Conduct missing persons and casualty management effectively during the emergency.

OERTM (Emergency Team MEMBER), the course consists of training and knowledge of:

(1) Define the role and explain the key responsibilities of the Emergency Response Team Member.
(2) Explain the purpose of offshore emergency response arrangements
(3) Explain the purpose of offshore emergency response procedures.
(4) Identify hazards and risk mitigation associated with typical offshore fire and non-fire incidents.
(5) Explain the purpose of fixed fire systems offshore.
(6) Understand the performance capability and limitations of typical fixed systems offshore.
(7) Identify the emergency response PPE requirements for the OERTM.
(8) Under directions from the OERTL: approach the incident area in a controlled manner – continually assessing how the changes in the emergency could impact on the safety of other OER team members.
(9) Communicate effectively with the OERTL and team members
(10) Respond appropriately to OERTL direction in emergencies
(11) Use safe working practices and site-specific procedures
(12) Select and use portable fire fighting equipment.
(13) Select, operate and flush foam firefighting equipment.
(14) Extinguish a fire and secure an area.
(15) Conduct breathing apparatus operations in accordance with OERTL directions and safe practices.
(16) Conduct effective search and rescue for missing persons and casualties during the emergency
(17) Demonstrate correct casualty handling and recovery techniques.

CourseFee INRDurationCourse TimingDate CommenceRemarks
OERTL6,000 3 days10:00-18:00Thursday
OERTM8,0004 days10:00-18:00Wednessday