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OPITO Bosiet CA-EBS

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Course Summary

The OPITO-approved BOSIET (Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training) with Compressed Air Breathing System (CA-EBS) course provides the delegate with a range of knowledge and skills relevant to travelling offshore by helicopter and working offshore, including safety induction, fire safety and basic firefighting; first aid; using a CA-EBS; helicopter safety and escape; and survival at sea.

Duration:3 Days*

Start Time:07:00 AM

Accreditation:

OPITO

Course Code:5750

Validation:

4 Years

*OPITO requires approved providers to state that the BOSIET is a 3 day course. This can vary less due to class size.
ALL STOP! will confirm actual duration on booking.
Please Note: Due to the physical demands of the course, it is the responsibility of the employer and participant to pre-determine the participant’s ability to safely attend the course.

Learning Outcomes

BASIC SAFETY INDUCTION

Assessment Method: Written

  • Identify the main offshore hazards and hazard effects/consequences; explain their associated risks, and how they are controlled. A.5.1 (1)
  • Explain the potential environmental impact of offshore installation operations. A.5.1 (2)
  • Identify key offshore installation safety regulations and explain the basic concept of these regulations. A.5.1 (3)
  • Explain the principles of managing safety on offshore installations. A.5.1 (4)
  • State the procedure for prescribed medicines offshore. A.5.1 (5)
  • Explain the concept of alcohol and substance abuse policy. A.5.1 (6)
  • Explain PPE requirements of working on an offshore installation. A.5.1 (7)
  • Explain how to report incidents, accidents and near misses on an offshore installation. A.5.1 (8)
  • Explain the role of the Offshore Medic. A.5.1 (9)

HELICOPTER SAFETY AND ESCAPE TRAINING

Assessment Method: Direct Observation

  • Donning of an aviation transit suit, an aviation life jacket, compressed air emergency breathing system (CA-EBS) equipment and conducting integrity checks of the CA-EBS equipment, including buddy checks A.5.2 (1)
  • Deploying (left and right hand) and breathing from CA-EBS equipment at atmospheric pressure in dry conditions A.5.2 (2)
  • Actions to take in preparing for a helicopter emergency landing A.5.2 (3)
  • 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) A.5.2 (4)
  • 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) A.5.2 (5)
  • 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 the canopy and raft maintenance* A.5.2 (6)
  • Escaping through a window opening which is underwater, from a partially submerged helicopter (without operation of a push out window)* A.5.2 (7)
  • Escaping through a window opening which is underwater, from a partially submerged helicopter (with operation of a push out window)* A.5.2 (8)
  • Escaping through a window opening which is underwater, from a capsized helicopter (without operation of a push out window)* A.5.2 (9)
  • Inflation of an aviation life jacket, deployment of a spray visor and boarding of an aviation life raft from the water* A.5.2 (10)
  • Deploying CA-EBS (above the water surface) and breathing from the CA-EBS in a pool, face down in shallow water (at a maximum depth of 0.7m, measured at the chest) A.5.2 (11)
  • Deploying CA-EBS (below the water surface, face down in a pool in shallow water) and clearing the mouthpiece by exhaling under the water surface (at a maximum depth of 0.7m, measured at the chest) A.5.2 (12)
  • Deploying CA-EBS (below the water surface, face down in a pool in shallow water, using opposite hand to previous exercise) and clearing with purge button under the water surface (at a maximum depth of 0.7m, measured at the chest) A.5.2 (13)
  • Deploying CA-EBS (above water surface), in a pool and breathing from CA-EBS underwater in a vertical position (at a maximum depth of 0.7m, measured at the chest) A.5.2 (14)
  • Deploying CA-EBS (underwater), in a pool and breathing from CA-EBS underwater in a vertical position (at a maximum depth of 0.7m, measured at the chest) A.5.2 (15)
  • Deploying CA-EBS (underwater), in a pool, breathing from CA-EBS underwater, and moving along a horizontal rail for a period of no less than 30 seconds, including a change in direction (at a maximum depth of 0.7m, measured at the chest) A.5.2 (16)

SEA SURVIVAL TEMPSC & FIRST AID

Assessment Method: Direct Observation

  • Donning of a permanent buoyancy life jacket prior to use in an emergency. A.5.3 (1)
  • The correct actions when mustering and boarding a survival craft (TEMPSC) as a passenger during launching operations. A.5.3 (2)
  • Fitting of a helicopter rescue device and correct body posture during winching. A.5.3 (3)
  • Water entry (stepping off poolside, maximum height 1 meter) and the precautions to be taken when entering the water A.5.3 (4)
  • Individual and group sea survival techniques, to include: swimming, getting into Heat Escape Lessening Position (HELP), wave-slap protection, towing, chain, huddle and circle. A.5.3 (5)
  • Boarding a marine life raft from the water. A.5.3 (6)
  • Immediate first aid actions, including checking airways, breathing and industry recognized first aid practice** A.5.3 (7)

FIRE FIGHTING AND SELF RESCUE TECHNIQUES

Assessment Method: Direct Observation

  • Correct use of hand held portable fire extinguishers and which ones to use for different classes of fires. A.5.4 (1)
  • Self-rescue techniques with a smoke hood or partial blindfold from areas where delegate visibility is reduced. A.5.4 (2)
  • Self-rescue techniques with a smoke hood or partial blindfold from areas where delegate visibility is completely obscured. A.5.4 (3)
  • Small group escape techniques with a smoke hood or partial blindfold from areas where delegate visibility is completely obscured. A.5.4 (4)

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