Industry Safety Induction

Standardised Industry Safety Induction (ISI) training for all new starts to the Industry.

The Industry Safety Induction is a 1 day training course.  All New Starts shall satisfactorily complete the Industry Safety Induction prior to working on the development or operation of Onshore or Offshore Facilities in the WA/NT* or Qld Oil and Gas Exploration & Production Industry.

A New Start is anyone who has not worked in the Qld Natural Gas E&P Industry for at least 12 months in the last 2 years*. People who have worked in the Queensland Natural Gas Exploration and Production Industry for more than 12 months in the last 2 years can complete an Experienced Worker Declaration Form as evidence that they are not required to complete the ISI prior to starting work.

*This requirement will apply in WA/NT from 1 January 2020. The New Start definition will be revised prior to 1 January 2020 for applicability to WA/NT and to provide for recognition of experience across the Australian Oil and Gas E&P Industry.

The ISI Costs $450 + GST for Safer Together members and $650 + GST for non-members. 

Courses are available in the following locations:

  • Qld: Brisbane; Gladstone; Toowoomba; Roma; Chinchilla; Dalby
  • WA/NT: Perth; Karratha; Darwin

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Consult the course schedule for dates.  Our Approved Program Providers also run courses in other locations and can run the course at your location. 

To book your ISI training, please contact our Approved Program Providers by clicking on their logo below.

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Click here to watch a video that explains the ISI as part of the Industry's on-boarding process. 

Challenge

A key component to improving the Industry’s safety performance is the competence and behaviour of Industry personnel, particularly new starts.  Prior to introducing the ISI, the competence of personnel varied widely in the industry.  Common core safety competency requirements had not been established.

Many Contractors work for several Operators, often on various sites.  In the past, this led to duplication, cost inefficiencies and potential confusion via mixed messages when delivering safety inductions to workers as they moved from client to client and site to site.

Solution

Define a common agreed standard of core safety competence and a set of common agreed working behaviours for everyone working within the industry. Develop common agreed induction processes for assessing core safety competence and behavioural requirements. Provide a ‘ticket to work’ for all workers who satisfy competence and behavioural requirements and ensure that this ‘ticket to work’ is accepted by all industry Operators and Contractors.

Result

The Working Group has published an Industry Safety Induction Specification and developed an associated training course to:

  • enhance the safety competence of all personnel in the Industry to enable them to carry out their duties in the safest manner possible thereby improving safety performance;
  • define the standard of safe working behaviour that is expected of all personnel in the Industry;
  • drive consistency and cost efficiency in delivering safety induction training to all personnel in the Industry.

*The ISI Specification will be revised prior to 1 January 2020 for applicability to WA/NT and to update the New Start definition to provide for recognition of experience across the Australian Oil and Gas E&P Industry.  

The Working Group has also published:

Coming Next

  • A detailed Assurance and Administration Plan has been developed for the ISI. This includes: maintaining training records; reviewing Industry Safety Induction implementation data; auditing the quality of training delivery; maintaining and updating training materials; periodic formal review of the ISI.  The Working Group will liaise with Safer Together member companies to monitor implementation of the ISI.

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