1st Edition

Basic Offshore Safety Safety induction and emergency training for new entrants to the offshore oil and gas industry

By Abdul Khalique Copyright 2016
    376 Pages 7 Color Illustrations
    by Routledge

    376 Pages
    by Routledge

    • Comprehensive insight into the offshore oil and gas industry for those intending to choose it as a career
    • Full syllabus coverage for OPITO BOSIET, FOET, MIST and IMIST courses
    • Produced in full colour with over 180 images

    Basic Offshore Safety covers everything that newcomers to the offshore oil and gas industry need to know  prior to travelling offshore or when attending OPITO's Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET), Minimum Industry Safety Training (MIST), Further Offshore Emergency Training (FOET) and International MIST courses. Primarily focused on the oil industry, this book introduces readers to the key safety topics in the offshore support vessel industry and common to the renewable industry. Written in easy to follow steps and including references to both the legislation and guidance where relevant, Abdul Khalique walks the reader through the hazards they are likely to encounter when travelling to, from or working offshore, showing how to minimise risks and deal with any issues that may arise at any stage of the work.

    1. Offshore Oil and Gas 2. Controlling Offshore Hazards 3. Travelling Offshore 4. Manual Handling Working at Height 5. Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 6. Fire Fighting and Self Rescue 7. Survival at Sea 8. First Aid in Survival Situations 9. Helicopter Safety and Escape 10. Asset Integrity 11. Training or the Offshore Oil Gas Industry Acronyms and Abbreviations .


    Abdul Khalique is an experienced lecturer and manager in the field of maritime and offshore safety training. His experience includes several years of seafaring as a deck officer, followed by a move to Warsash Maritime Academy as Principal Lecturer for the Maritime and Offshore Safety section, later becoming Senior Lecturer and Deck Cadet Programme Leader at the Shetland School of Nautical Studies. He currently works at Serco Marine Services as a Marine Training Officer.