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OPITO Offshore Emergency Response Team Leader (OERTL)

OPITO Offshore Training Courses

COURSE OVERVIEW:

OPITO approved Offshore Emergency Response Team Leader (OERTL) initial training programme aims to provide delegates with the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding to perform the role of offshore emergency response team leader to the highest possible standard.

COURSE CONTENT:

On successful completion of the OERTL initial training programme, delegates should be able to:

  • Understand the role of the emergency response team leader including key responsibilities and main priorities.
  • Explain the purpose of OER arrangements and procedures.
  • Identify the typical elements of emergency response planning.
  • Identify the emergency response PPE requirements for the OERTL and the OERTM.
  • Explain the purpose of setting priorities and objectives in response to an incident.
  • Explain the importance of monitoring environmental conditions during an incident.
  • Explain the importance of monitoring human factors during an incident.
  • Explain the reason for dynamic risk assessment during an emergency response
  • Delegate tasks to the OERT effectively.
  • Communicate effectively with relevant emergency response personnel.
  • Give clear and concise instructions to the OERT members during the emergency.
  • Lead the OERT in a clear and confident manner.
  • 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.
  • Conduct dynamic risk assessments throughout the incident.
  • Look for and respond accordingly to signs of stress in individual ERT members during the emergency.
  • Effectively monitor breathing apparatus (BA) control.
  • Lead the OERT during non-fire incidents effectively.
  • Lead the OERT during firefighting operations effectively.
  • Conduct missing persons and casualty management effectively during the emergency.
  • Explain the purpose of offshore emergency response arrangements.
  • Explain the purpose of offshore emergency response procedures.
  • Identify hazards and risk mitigation associated with typical offshore fire and non-fire incidents.
  • Explain the purpose of fixed fire systems offshore.
  • Understand the performance capability and limitations of typical fixed systems offshore.
  • Identify the emergency response PPE requirements for the OERTM.
  • 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.
  • Respond appropriately to OERTL direction in emergencies. 
  • Use safe working practices and site-specific procedures.
  • Select and use portable firefighting equipment.
  • Select, operate and flush foam firefighting equipment.
  • Extinguish a fire and secure an area.
  • Conduct breathing apparatus operations in accordance with OERTL directions and safe practices.
  • Conduct effective search and rescue for missing persons and casualties during the emergency.
  • Demonstrate correct casualty handling and recovery techniques.

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