NOGEPA 2.9B Helicopter Fire-Fighting Refresher Course.
This course is designed for Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO) and Helicopter Deck Assistant (HDA) involved in helicopter operations on an offshore mining installation without helicopter refueling capability. If the helideck team consists of 2 people, both the HLO and HDA should be able to rescue crew and passengers from a burning helicopter.
Course Type: Emergency Training (Specialist)
Persons designated as Helicopter Landing Officer or Helicopter Deck Assistant on an offshore mining installation without refueling operations, who do not hold a valid registration in the PSL from the 2.6 Member Fire-fighting and Rescue team Offshore course.
Participants train in emergency preparedness during helicopter operations on a helideck and in helicopter firefighting and rescue operations.
Theory on firefighting and rescue operations in relation to helicopter operations on an offshore mining installation.
- Fighting helicopter fires with monitors, fire hoses and portable extinguishing equipment.
- Rescue crew and passengers from a burning helicopter, using breathing apparatus.
Prerequisites for practical exercises:
Minimum of 2 instructors per group and maximum of 6 participants per instructor.
Duration of the course:
Basic course: 1½ days
Refresher course: 1 day
Prerequisite for participation:
Offshore medical certificate. The participant must be medically fit to use respirators and registered in the Personal Safety Logbook.