OPITO Offshore Emergency Response Team Member (OERTM)
Every offshore oil and gas platform or drilling rig will have an emergency response team ready to react in the unfortunate event of an emergency situation.
OPITO have established specialist emergency response standards to ensure offshore emergency response teams respond safely and effectively.
OPITO Offshore Emergency Response Team Member (OERTM) training provides the knowledge, skills and confidence to perform the role of an OERTM.
The training programme involves intensive firefighting scenarios with real smoke and fire to prepare emergency response teams for real-life emergencies.
OIS-12 The Role of the Offshore Emergency Response Team Member
Outcome 1:The role of teamworking and communications in emergency response
Outcome 2: Offshore emergency response arrangements
OIS-13 Incident Response
Outcome 1:Incident response procedures, protocols and activities
Outcome 2: Search and rescue procedures
Outcome 3: Casualty recovery procedures
Outcome 4: Selecting and operating firefighting equipment
Outcome 5: Safely operating working duration breathing apparatus
OIS-14 Practical Exercises for the OERTM
Outcome 1: Handling practical fire and non-fire related incidents
There are no prerequisites for an OPITO Offshore Emergency Response Team Member (OERTM) training course.
PLEASE NOTE: This course is delivered by Vital Fire Solutions at County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service Training Centre