OIM Legislation

This course is designed to give knowledge and management skills to those responsible for the implementation of health and safety matters in the offshore environment.


The syllabus focuses on:

  • How the law is decided and put into practice
  • Offshore first aid, LOLER and PUWER
  • Risk management and quantified risk assessment
  • Safety case regulations
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, EU legislation and employment law
  • Legal situation offshore, including MAR, PFEER, DCR and safety representatives
  • Roles of enforcement agencies - HSE, Police, Procurator Fiscal, MCA and DECC
  • Waste management and pollution
  • prevention and control
  • COSHH, REACH and CLP regulations
  • Pipeline safety
  • Working time legislation, work at height, vibration and noise
  • Control of asbestos and artificial optical radiation

Delegates participate in practical group exercises, and complete an ‘open book’ self-assessment test during the course.