Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5660731
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(0-3)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Petroleum And Natural Gas Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator:
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Principles of Occupational Health and Safety Management; Project OH&S Management; Onshore and offshore safety regulations; The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information (WHMIS) personal protective equipment, hazard recognition and control, common workplace hazards and control. A brief overview of oil and gas industry, oil and gas industry hazards and control, gas hazards and control measures, exploration hazards and control, rig hazards and control, oilfield trucking hazards and control, production and plant hazards and control, work procedures, safety communication and safety performance indicators. The Chemical Handling, Oil Spills, Risk Assessment & Management or Job Safety Analysis, Environmental Awareness, Wild Life in Fields, Electrical Safety, Fire Safety, Noise Awareness, and Hazard Awareness.