Program Description

Companies hire occupational safety and health managers to design, develop, and deploy effective safety management systems within the organization. If you operate, or plan to operate, in the oil and gas industry, you will need to know how to apply safety concepts to this dangerous field.

This program is designed for current or potential OSH managers or directors in the oil and gas industry who are responsible for establishing or managing their organization's safety and health program. Emphasis is placed on gaining the knowledge and skills needed to design, develop, and deploy a world-class safety management system, and tailoring and applying that knowledge to the oil and gas industry.

Individual Benefits

If you are a current or prospective safety manager in the oil and gas industry, it's essential you complete this program. By completing this program, you will be able to:

  • Learn how to effective manage a company's oil and gas safety and health program.
  • Stay current on OSHA's regulations applicable to the oil and gas industry.
  • Develop the skills needed to build an effective safety management system (SMS).
  • Understand the safety manager's role, responsibilities, and qualifications needed in the oil and gas field.
  • Continue to build on your leadership skills and ability to effect positive change.

Business Benefits

Managers are responsible for ensuring all employees are trained to safely perform their job duties in the dangerous oil and gas industry. By completing this program, managers in the oil and gas industry will be able to:

  • Develop the knowledge and skills needed to oversee the safety management system (SMS).
  • Monitor workers and the environment to quantify the risks associated with drilling.
  • Develop safety policies to improve standards for onshore and offshore operations.
  • Prepare for emergencies, such as oil spills or injuries.
  • Improve system quality through reduced workplace accidents and injuries.

To qualify for this program certificate, students must complete all required courses listed below. There is no time limit to complete the required courses.

  1. 700 Introduction to Safety Management
  2. 701 Effective Safety Committee Operations
  3. 702 Effective Accident Investigation
  4. 703 Introduction to OSH Training
  5. 704 Hazard Analysis and Control
  6. 705 Hazard Communication Program
  7. 706 Conducting a Job Hazard Analysis
  8. 708 OSHA Recordkeeping Basics
  9. 712 Safety Supervision and Leadership
  10. 713 Confined Space Program
  11. 714 Fall Protection Program
  12. 716 Safety Management System Evaluation
  13. 717 Emergency Action Plans
  14. 718 Fire Prevention Plans
  15. 719 Fleet Safety Management
  16. 720 Preventing Workplace Violence
  1. 722 Ergonomics Program Management
  2. 736 Intro to Process Safety Mgmt (PSM)
  3. 750 Introduction to Industrial Hygiene
  4. 751 Hearing Conservation Program Mgmt
  5. 755 Bloodborne Pathogens Program Mgmt
  6. 802 Trench and Excavation Safety
  7. 805 Fall Protection in Construction
  8. 900 Oil and Gas Safety Management
  9. 901 Oil and Gas Hazard Awareness
  10. 902 Well Site Preparation & Drilling Safety
  11. 903 Well Site Completion & Servicing Safety
  12. 904 Oil and Gas Well Inspection
  13. 906 Oil Spill Cleanup
  14. 907 Introduction to SEMS II
  15. 908 Offshore Oil and Gas Safety I
  16. 909 Offshore Oil and Gas Safety II