Occupational Health: Overview And Employee Responsibility
The Occupational Health module will give an overview of health and industrial hygiene risks associated with work on a rig. Students will become familiar with the roles and responsibilities of the crew in maintaining health and safety standards and will learn about the training and certification requirements associated with each of these roles. By the end of the module, students will understand when to report suspicions concerning health hazards, will become familiar with the different types of exposure, and will learn how to monitor and mitigate hazards around the jobsite.
This course covers certain types of hazards that are present in the oil and gas production workplace, as well as the difficulties of transporting hazardous materials. We also cover general health and first aid, and the responsibilities of those in the workplace regarding industrial hygiene, bloodborne pathogens, and planning for emergencies.