The aim of the Refresher Training Programme is to provide training for Offshore Safety Representatives who wish to reinforce and update their knowledge and skills following re-election after their initial two years in office.
The course refreshes communication and presentation skills, while dealing with accident investigation and workplace inspection techniques.
The Offshore Safety Representative Refresher Training Programme comprises the following modules and elements:
Module 1 Workforce Engagement Framework
Element 1.1 Key Safety Representative Regulatory Roles and Functions
Element 1.2 Asset Safety Legislation
Element 1.3 Regulatory Inspector Engagement
Module 2 Major Accident Hazards
Element 2.1 Major Accident Hazard Prevention
Element 2.2 Human Factors in Major Accident Hazards
Element 2.3 Risk Analysis and Investigation
Element 2.4 Proactive Safety Inspections
Module 3 Proactive Safety Representative Involvement
Element 3.1 Personal Effectiveness
Element 3.2 Personal Commitment to Safety Representative Role
Attendance on this programme is open to delegates who are in possession of an Offshore Safety Representative certificate and a letter of appointment from the OIM.
Refresher training is intended for re-elected safety representatives who have previously attended an Initial Training course.
Successful completion will result in the issue of an WST OPITO-approved certificate.
The specific timing of refresher training should be mutually agreed by the Installation Duty Holder and the prospective delegate.
Held Aberdeen and Humberside.
Delegates must present photographic ID at the start of the course. Accepted forms are government issued photographic identification, e.g. passport or driving licence.