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.


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.