OPITO Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS)

Train personnel currently working or intending to work offshore in the use of the Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS). The Category A Emergency Breathing System is in the form of a new lifejacket with a Compressed Air unit integrated. This mandatory training will become a necessary requirement for personnel travelling offshore by Helicopter to the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) as of the 1st September 2014.


Phone: +45 7022 7950 / Mail: esbjerg@maersktraining.com

COURSE PRICE: 2135 DKK EX VAT,- per person

Upon completion of the course, participants will have obtained knowledge of:

  • The fundamental differences between re-breather and compressed air systems.
  • The rationale and use of compressed air emergency breathing systems in helicopter emergency situations.
  • The hazards associated with compressed air emergency breathing systems.
  • A pre-flight inspection of the lifejacket and CA-EBS.
  • Donning the lifejacket with CA-EBS correctly, including ‘buddy check’.
  • An emergency deployment of the CA-EBS in a dry environment

Ensure personnel working in the Oil & Gas industry, using helicopter as a means of transportation, are fully trained in Category A Emergency Breathing System so they can react safely in an emergency situation onboard a helicopter. The aims and objectives of the training are to ensure that the delegate gains the required knowledge and understanding of the particular hazards and properties of a Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) and appropriate practical emergency response actions to take should the requirement for emergency deployment arise.

*The price is excluding applicable VAT.