Drilling HSE - Initiation

Drilling HSE - Initiation

Health Safety Environment


This course is aimed at those responsible for promoting a safety culture. This includes team leaders, supervisors, managers, directors and even operations managers, production maintenance and safety team members.


There are no prerequisites for this course.


  • Be aware of well safety issues.
  • Understanding the dangers and risks associated with drilling and drilling equipment
  • Knowing how to analyse to prevent risks and limit their consequences

pedagogical means

  • Led by an experienced trainer
  • Slides
  • Application exercises
  • Focused discussions and experience sharing


Identifying drilling-related risks

  • Explosive atmospheres (ATEX), chemicals, toxic gases
  • Electrical risks
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Risks associated with rigs: derricks, drilling floors, handling pipes, etc.
  • Falling objects
  • Working at height
  • Risks associated with fluid preparation and cementing operatio

Organisational framework

  • Pre-job safety meeting
  • Risk Analysis
  • Work permits (hot/cold) and insulation permits
  • Safety at Work through Preventive Observation

HSE management of well control and intervention equipment

  • Equipment for well control and well intervention
  • Function and pressure tests
  • Scenarios and examples of events

Risks associated with support facilities

  • Identification of risks in engine rooms, generators, compressors and workshops
  • Transport of personnel and equipment
  • Lifting techniques (slinging) and lifting plan

Environmental management of drilling

  • The different risks and polluting factors
  • Managing waste
  • Spill manageme


  • Level pre-test at the start of the course
  • Supervised evaluation questionnaire
  • Group correction and debriefing

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If you wish to verify the accessibility of this training to a person with a disability, contact our referent at the following address: melanie.duarte@efftraining.com