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Control of Work Awareness

  • Code:
  • Duration:
    90 minutes
  • Language:   
    UK English
  • Level:
  • Target audience:
    All personnel

This course provides an overview of the Control of Work in the oil and gas industry. It focuses on the principles of Safe Systems of Work, roles and responsibilities, Work Control Certificates, hazard identification and risk assessment, and how work is managed and controlled effectively through effective communication and handovers to ensure safe operations.

Learning objectives

  • LO1
    Identify the purpose of Safe Systems of Work
  • LO2
    Identify the legal duties of employers and employees
  • LO3
    Identify the key pieces of legislation that are relevant to control of work
  • LO4
    Identify the main roles and responsibilities involved in the control of work
  • LO5
    Describe the role of the Performing Authority
  • LO6
    Explain the principles of work control, and how work is controlled within typical permit-to-work systems
  • LO7
    Identify the main types of Work Control Certificates and supporting documentation and explain the importance of cross-referencing
  • LO8
    Recognise the importance of training in the Control of Work system
  • LO9
    Identify the steps involved in risk assessment
  • LO10
    Define key terminology
  • LO11
    Identify the energy sources that can be used to help identify hazards
  • LO12
    Identify common industry hazards
  • LO13
    Recognise the hazards associated with SIMOPs
  • LO14
    Outline the differences between occupational hazards and major accident hazards
  • LO15
    Identify the role of human factors in causing accidents
  • LO16
    Describe the risk assessment process
  • LO17
    Explain the use of the Risk Matrix
  • LO18
    Describe the hierarchy of controls
  • LO19
    Outline the work planning and preparation requirements
  • LO20
    Describe the purpose of toolbox talks
  • LO21
    Explain the importance of dynamic risk assessment
  • LO22
    Explain the importance of stopping the job
  • LO23
    Describe the work completion requirements
  • LO24
    Explain the work suspension and shift handover requirements
  • LO25
    Explain the importance of lessons learned

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