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Course code: MUK-027
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course Goal: This course aims to provide an awareness of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) and provide best practice for managing NORM in oil and gas producing facilities.

Target Audience: All personnel who may be exposed to NORM in the workplace

Learning Objectives

LO1 Define what is meant by NORM
LO2 Identify where NORM is found
LO3 Describe the risks and hazards associated with NORM
LO4 Explain the purpose of radiation monitors
LO5 Explain the importance of proper work planning
LO6 Identify control measures that can be used to minimise the risk posed by NORM
LO7 Describe the PPE that should be used when working with NORM
LO8 Explain how to limit decontamination and correctly dispose of NORM

Course code: MUK-031
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 45 minutes
Language: English
Price: NOK 500,-

This course aims to increase learners’ awareness of the potential for dropped objects, and to outline the
responsibilities of personnel and actions to be taken to prevent dropped object incidents occurring. This course is based on the Dropped Object Prevention Scheme (DROPS) and industry best practice.

 

Course Content
-Define what is meant by a ‘dropped object’
-Identify the common causes of dropped objects and their consequences and explain the importance of
eliminating, or reducing the risk of, incidents occurring
-Identify the duties of employers and employees in eliminating dropped object incidents
-Identify areas with a high potential for injury to personnel should a dropped object incident occur
-Identify examples of bad practice
-Describe the measures that should be taken to control the risk of falling objects

Course code: MUK-018
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Price: NOK 500,-

This course aims to provide all relevant personnel with the knowledge required to understand the hazards and controls associated with the use of abrasive wheels.

Course Content
-Explain what is meant by the term ‘Abrasive Wheel’
-Explain the legislative requirements for abrasive wheels
-Give examples of different types of abrasive wheels
-Explain how abrasive wheels operate
-Explain the importance of using guards during grinding operations
-Explain the requirements for portable and hand-held grinding machines
-Explain the main hazards of grinding operations
-Give examples of common problems faced when using abrasive wheels
-Explain what the PPE requirements are during grinding operations
-Identify the safety measures that must be in place during grinding operations

Course code: MUK-021
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Price: NOK 500,-

Course Goal: This course aims to provide all personnel with solid hazard identification awareness to enable them to evaluate hazards quickly and effectively so that they can carry out their duties as safely as possible.

Learning Objectives

LO1 Explain the purpose of Hazard Identification

LO2 Give examples of common, industry specific hazards

LO3 Demonstrate effective hazard identification

LO4 Identify the difference between occupational hazards and Major Accident Hazards

LO5 Describe the hazards posed by people

LO6 Explain the importance of reducing risks to ALARP (As Low as Reasonably Practicable)

LO7 Give examples of control measures and recognise how these systems are used to mitigate risk

LO8 Explain the purpose of a Risk Assessment and how it can be used to identify and mitigate potential hazards

LO9 Give examples of Major Accidents Hazards and recognise why they occurred

Course code: MUK-007N
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 45 minutes
Language: Norwegian
Price: NOK 500,-

This course aims to increase learners’ awareness of the risks of hand-arm vibration and the effects that it can cause. The course also looks at the control measures that should be taken to reduce exposure to vibration, based on industry best practice.

 

This course is designed to enable you to:

- Describe hand-arm vibration and the effects it can cause
- Explain the duties of employers, employees and equipment manufacturers in reducing exposure to vibration
- Describe the process of assessing the risk of exposure to vibration
- Outline the control measures that should be taken to reduce exposure to vibration

 

Course code: MUK-054
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Price: NOK 500,-

The course aims to increase learners’ awareness of the importance of safe manual handling operations and the risks involved with manual handling. The course also aims to outline best practice for the correct handling techniques for safe lifting, and for the pushing and pulling of loads.

 

Course Content

-Define the term ‘manual handling’ and explain the importance of safe manual handling operations

-Identify the types of injuries that may result from manual handling operations

-Recognise the requirement to regulate manual handling operations

-Describe the duties that are placed on employers and employees

-Explain the importance of risk assessing manual handling operations

-Identify the factors to consider when assessing manual handling operations and identify ways of reducing the risks of injury

-Describe good handling techniques for safe lifting

-Describe good handling techniques for pushing and pulling loads

-Explain the training requirements associated with manual handling operations

Course code: MUK-009
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 45 minutes
Language: English
Price: NOK 500,-

This course aims to give offshore personnel the knowledge required to understand the hazards and controls associated with noise in the workplace.

 

Course Content
- Describe what noise-induced hearing loss is, and identify the early warning signs and symptoms to look out for
- Explain the workings of the human ear, how noise exposure causes damage, and the effects of such damage
- Explain the responsibilities and duties of employers and employees under current legislation
- Explain how noise is measured and identify the noise levels above which employers should take action to
reduce exposure
- Explain the risk assessment requirements
- Identify the control measures that should be taken to reduce exposure to noise
- Explain the requirements for hearing protection; how to use the different methods of hearing protection and the importance of maintaining hearing protection
- Describe the common roles involved in lifting operations
- Explain the importance of health surveillance

Course code: MUK-033
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 20 minutes
Language: English
Price: NOK 500,-

This course aims to provide learners with an awareness of mercury and provide best practice for working with mercury in oil and gas producing facilities.

 

Course Content

- Define mercury, identify the forms that it can take and where it can be found

- Identify recommended mercury exposure limits

- Describe the hazards associated with mercury

- Describe the effects of mercury contamination

- Give examples of control measures that can be used to limit workplace exposure

Course code: MUK-030
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 35 minutes
Language: English
Price: NOK 500,-

This course aims to introduce learners to the concept of human factors and how they impact on situational awareness.

 

Kursinnhold

- Define what is meant by the term ‘human factors’ 

- Identify the key contributors to the loss of situational awareness

- Recognise the potential causes of stress and fatigue (both work and non-work related) 

- Recognise the symptoms of stress and fatigue in yourself and others 

- Explain how important good communication is in limiting incidents and accidents 

- Explain why following processes and procedures is a key part of ensuring safety in the workplace 

- Recognise how carefully pre-planning your actions, and responses, helps to improve performance and reduce human error 

- Explain how to maintain good situational awareness

Course code: MUK-008
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 45 minutes
Language: English
Price: NOK 500,-

This course aims to increase learners’ awareness of the risks, and consequences, of slips, trips and falls in the workplace and the control measures and steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of slips, trips and falls, based on industry best practice.

 

Course content
- Outline the extent of the problem of slips, trips and falls at work
- Identify the causes of slips, trips and falls
- Identify the key pieces of legislation that are in place to reduce the risk of slips, trips and falls occurring
- Explain the duties of employers in preventing slips, trips and falls in the workplace
- Explain the hierarchy of controls in preventing, and reducing, the risk of slips
- Explain the actions that can be taken to prevent and reduce the risk of trips
- Explain the responsibilities of employees in preventing slips, trips and falls

Course code: MUK-007
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 45 minutes
Language: English
Price: NOK 500,-

This course aims to increase learners’ awareness of the risks of hand-arm vibration and the effects that it can cause. The course also looks at the control measures that should be taken to reduce exposure to vibration, based on industry best practice.

 

Course content

- Describe hand-arm vibration and the effects it can cause

- Explain what Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) is and how to identify its early symptoms

- Identify the types of jobs and equipment that are most likely to involve hand-arm vibration and expose workers to the risk of health effects

- Explain the duties of employers under the Control of Vibration at Work Regulations
- Outline the measures that employees can take to reduce the risk of HAVS
- Outline the duties of equipment manufacturers and suppliers in reducing vibration risks
- Describe the process of assessing the vibration risk to employees in accordance with the Exposure Action Value (EAV) and Exposure Limit Value (ELV)
- Describe the control measures that should be taken to reduce exposure to vibration
- Explain the importance of monitoring exposure to vibration, and health surveillance
- Explain the importance of information and training in reducing the risks to health from vibration

Course code: MUK-022
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: English
Price: NOK 500,-

This course aim to provide learners with an understanding of the dangers of asbestos, and how the risk involved in working with asbestos can be mitigated.

 

Course Content
-Explain what asbestos is
-Describe the hazards of asbestos
-Describe the various types, properties and uses of asbestos
-Identify areas where asbestos may still be found and describe how to identify its presence
-Identify the risk reduction methods when working with asbestos
- Describe the general procedures to deal with an emergency involving the uncontrolled released of asbestos dust

Course code: MUK-138
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 15 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course Goal: This course aims to provide an introduction to the issues involved with successful environmental management in the Oil and Gas Industry

 

Target Audience: All relevant personnel

 

Learning Objectives:

LO1 Explain the importance of being an environmentally responsible company
LO2 Explain the purpose of an Environmental Management System (EMS)
LO3 Explain the role of The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)
LO4 Explain the role of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) and the Environment Agency (EA)
LO5 Identify the main environmental issues of concern for the offshore Oil and Gas Industry
LO6 Describe how to ensure continual improvement in environmental performance
LO7 Explain the importance of monitoring and reporting all environmental issues
LO8 Explain how you can play your part in improving environmental performance

 

Course code: MUK-123
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 15 minutes
Language: English
Price: GBP 40,-

Course Goal: This course aims to provide an overview of the requirements for the safe handling of radioactive materials

 

Target Audience: All relevant personnel

 

Learning Objectives:

LO1 Define what is meant by ‘radioactive material’

LO2 Identify the hazards associated with radiation

LO3 Identify the PPE requirements for handling radioactive materials

LO4 Give an overview of exposure limits for handling radioactive materials

LO5 Explain how the hazards associated with radioactive materials can be mitigated

LO6 Describe how radioactive waste should be stored

LO7 Explain what should be done in the event of an emergency situation involving radiation

Course code: MUK-119
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English
Price: GBP 80,-

Course Goal: This course aims to give an overview of the purpose and use of Safety Data Sheets

 

Target Audience: All relevant personnel

 

Learning Objectives:

Section One: Introduction

LO1 Give an overview of what a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is used for

LO2 Outline the responsibility of the manufacturer regarding an SDS

LO3 Explain when an SDS should be provided

LO4 Explain the duty of employers in relation to Safety Data Sheets

LO5 Give an overview of the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2009 and the CLP Regulation

LO6 Explain the REACH Regulation

LO7 Give an overview of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (CoSHH) Regulations

LO8 Outline the role of an SDS in a risk assessment

Section Two: Safety Data Sheet Information

LO9 Recognise the layout of an SDS

LO10 Give an overview of the identification information contained in an SDS

LO11 Give an overview of the hazard identification information

LO12 Give an overview of the composition and data information

LO13 Give an overview of the first aid information

LO14 Give an overview of the fire-fighting information

LO15 Give an overview of the accidental release information

LO16 Give an overview of the storage and handling information

LO17 Give an overview of the exposure control information

LO18 Give an overview of the physical and chemical properties information

LO19 Give an overview of the stability and reactivity information

LO20 Give an overview of the toxicological information

LO21 Give an overview of the environmental information

LO22 Give an overview of the transport information

LO23 Give an overview of the regulatory information

LO24 Outline the supplementary information that may be present in an SDS

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