OPITO Minimum Industry Safety Training (MIST)

This introductory safety training programme is designed to introduce the fundamental safety elements of the offshore oil & gas industry to new starts, giving an appreciation of the potential hazards and controls that might be encountered by personnel offshore. Each module has been designed to focus the delegates' attention on their personal responsibility for safety thus influencing their behaviour and attitude towards their co-workers, the installation and the environment.

Courses Duration Participants Language
2 days 16 prs Eng / Ukr
2 days 16 prs Eng / Id
2 days 16 prs English

Course Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites required.


During this introductory safety training programme candidates will gain an awareness of the major accident hazards, workplace hazards and associated controls to be found on offshore installations.

Course Content

Module 1 MAJOR ACCIDENT HAZARDS Element 1.1 Major Accident Hazards in an Offshore Environment
Element 1.2 Safety Case
Element 1.3 Asset Integrity

Module 2 WORKPLACE HAZARDS AND PERSONAL SAFETY Element 2.1 Workplace Hazards and Life Saving Rules
Element 2.2 Personal Contributions and Responsibility for Safety
Element 2.3 Safety Committees and Safety Representatives

Module 3 RISK MANAGEMENT Element 3.1 Risk Assessment
Element 3.2 Risk Intervention Systems

Module 4 CONTROL OF WORK Element 4.1 Safety Management Systems
Element 4.2 Control of Work

Module 5 HELICOPTER SAFETY Element 5.1 Helicopter Safety


Re-assessment, via an on-line assessment, will take place every four years.

Frequently asked questions:

After completing the course, will participants receive an OPITO certificate?

Yes, upon successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded an official OPITO certificate valid for 4 years, recognizing their proficiency in the essential safety elements covered.

What is the primary objective of the "Minimum Industry Safety Training (MIST)" course offered by Lerus?

The "Minimum Industry Safety Training (MIST)" course is designed to introduce the fundamental safety elements of the offshore oil and gas industry. It equips participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to recognize and respond to potential hazards, ensuring a safer working environment for all involved.

Who should consider enrolling in the "Minimum Industry Safety Training (MIST)" course?

The course is ideal for all personnel intending to work in the offshore oil and gas industry. Whether you're a newcomer or an experienced professional looking to refresh your safety knowledge, the MIST course provides comprehensive training tailored to the unique challenges of the offshore environment.

Course reviews

Amazing course
Mr. Vitaliy is a very competent and friendly instructor. He provides the course content very well, easy to understand. Glad that I passed this course here. Review by: Aleksandrs
Valuable knowledge
I received precious knowledge which I will definitely implement into daily work. Enourmous emount of information and cases prepared me for any issues which may appear. In my opinion, this course is really great. Review by: Vladyslav
Essential knowledge
Glad to pass this course here. It was really informative, and I learned a lot. I would recommend Lerus to anyone. Review by: Harry
A really informative course
This OPITO training taught me so much new nowledge. I got acquinted with approximate hazards which personnel offhore my be faced with, and how to deal with it. I was introduced to basic elements of safety onboard of offshore vessels, and it was extremmely precious to me. Review by: Leonid
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