COURSE: OFFSHORE HELIDECK FIRE TEAM MEMBER
COURSE COURSE CODE: OHFTM 211
COURSE DESCRIPTION Despite the best efforts of all involved in helicopter operations, it is recognized that accidents can and do occur. Within the limits inherent in operating at remote helidecks, the potential for accidents demand an immediate and correct response to prevent serious injury or property damage.
carry out emergency response actions incorporating fire fighting situations and rescue at the helideck
Select and use firefighting equipment as appropriate to helideck emergencies
Extinguish fires on the helideck
Locating and rescue casualties trapped in a crashed helicopter
Use BAs and associated equipment Course Content
Legislation applicable to helidecks
Regulations for the Carriage of Dangerous Goods
Helicopter construction material
Helideck construction, features and markings
Flash point and auto ignition of helideck and helicopter materials
Reaction of helideck materials to fires
Helicopter fuel types and characteristics
Helicopter crash fire and rescue technique
Hazards of elevated heliports/helipads
Emergency response tactics in NUI and elevated heliports/helipads
Inspection, donning 02 monitoring of the breathing Apparatus
Helideck foam application tactics.
Types of foam and equipment layout
Using a stretcher.
Casualty transportation techniques
Participant should have taken the basic fire fighting course, or have some experience in structural fire fighting.
All offshore personnel appointed to manage emergencies on helidecks, HLO, helideck assistants, safety representatives/officers, rig medics and other helideck attendants
Class room session, Course manual for all participants Digital in-focus projector to display lecture slides At the end of the course, participants shall be issued certificates.
Participant per Class
Revalidation: Every three years
Health: All delegates will be asked to complete a medical questionnaire prior to course commencement.
Commencement Date: Course scheduled on request – please contact our Training Manager on 08038873527 or visit www.workplacesafetynig.com/calendar to view our training calendar