Offshore Emergency Response Team Member (OERTM)


The OERTM course covers a variety of topics including:

• Offshore Emergency Response Team Member roles & responsibilities
• Communication hierarchies, processes, procedures and methods
• Hazard recognition and mitigation
• Incident planning and progress monitoring
• Operation of fixed fire systems
• Identification of different types of fire and the use of the correct equipment to extinguish the fire, including selection and use of portable and foam fire-fighting equipment
• Correct use of fire-fighting PPE including breathing apparatus
• Participation as a team member in a range of fire and non-fire related incidents
• Safe working practice in an incident area
• Casualty rescue
• Incident brief/debrie