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WFTR316 - Safety Management and Regulatory Awareness for Wellsite Supervision Refresher
Course Code:
WFTR 316

Precluded Courses:

Calendar Description:
This one-day course has been developed in conjunction with the Drilling & Completions Committee (DACC) to assist industry in maintaining the training levels identified in IRP #7 - Standards for Wellsite Supervision of Drilling Completions and Workovers. (DACC is a joint industry/government committee consisting of oil and gas industry associations and government agencies that are stakeholders in this industry sector). NOTE: This course has been designed for re-certification only and participants are expected to have a good basic understanding of IRP #7 and the material covered in the full three-day Safety Management & Regulatory Awareness for Wellsite Supervision course.

Date First Offered:

Total Hours: 8
Lecture Hours: 8

Total Weeks:


This course is offered online:

-Safety Management & Regulatory Awareness for Wellsite Supervision (current three-day course)
- Both Safety Management for Wellsite Supervision (three-day course) and Regulatory Awareness for Wellsite Supervision (two-day course)--originally offered as separate courses prior to the combined three-day course.
- On a go-forward basis, only students who achieve 85% or better on their last refresher course will be eligible for this option on the next renewal otherwise the full three-day course will be required.

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:



Rearticulation Submission:

Course Content:
Covered in this course are the following topics:
-Introduction to Regulations
-Responsibilities for Occupational Health & Safety
-Elements of the Petroleum Safety Council Basic Safety Program (BSP)
-Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Hazard (Risk) Control
-Inspections, Safe Work Permits, Statistics and Record Keeping
-Incident Investigation
-Emergency Response Preparation
-Management and Leadership Skills

Appendix A Excerpts From Provincial Regulations (Alberta, Saskatchewan, and British Colombia)
Appendix B Glossary of Terms
Appendix C IRP Volume 7, March 2002
Appendix D The Prime Contractor. Alberta Workplace Health & Safety Bulletin, LI018 – October
Appendix E Due Diligence. Alberta Workplace Health & Safety Bulletin LI015 01/00
Appendix F CAODC Statistical Injury Report, 1990-2000. Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors, May 2001
Appendix G CAODC Clothing Policy. Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors
Appendix H CAODC Working Alone Hazard Assessment. Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors
Appendix I Enform/PSC Alert
Alert Message - In Vehicle Communication Systems And Perforating Operations (#05-2004) Worker Falls While Connection A Radio Antenna (#17-2004)
Avoid Slips, Trips, and Falls with SIPDE (#47 2001)
Do You Use Your Cell Phone When You Drive? (#34- 2004)
911 Emergencies on Satellite Phones and Alert: An Update (#5 2002)
Fatality – Lanyard Wraps Around Kelly Bar (#57-2003)
Fall From 400 BBL Tank (#11-2003)
Just How Sleepy are You? (#32 – 2001)
Rigging Fatality (#26 -2003)
Appendix J Answer Keys
Appendix K Site Specific ERP Plan

Learning Outcomes:
Learners will demonstrate a working knowledge of :
-The responsibilities for health and safety legislation
-The health and safety program elements
-The supervisor's role
-Hazard identification
-Assessment and control
-Inspections and incident investigations
-What their job is in the emergency response

Grading System:

Passing Grade:

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 100 %

Percentage of Individual Work:

Course Offered in Other Programs:

Text Books:
Required - ENFORM, Safety Management and Regulatory Awareness for Wellsite Supervision RefresherAdd Content...
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