HELICOPTER DECK ASSISTANT & MEMBER FIRE-FIGHTING AND RESCUE TEAM OFFSHORE NOGEPA 1.3A/2.6A
Persons designated to act as Helicopter Deck Assistant (HDA) under supervision of an HLO and member of a fire-fighting and rescue team at an offshore mining installation.
Training delegates in theory and practice of the performance of all activities concerning helicopter operations and fire control and search and rescue activities.
- Hazards of helicopter operations, dangerous areas, entry and escape routes.
- Fire-fighting on indoor, plant and helicopter fires and rescuing victims.
- Maintaining effective communication with team members and team leader.
- The role of a fire-fighting and rescue team at a mining installation including the use of breathing apparatus.
- Reacting to alarms e.g. proceeding to the muster station, selecting and donning the required personal protective equipment.
- Carrying out fuel quality checks, fuel installation operations and refuelling a helicopter.
- The loading of the helicopter and the collection of the data for the determination of the weight of the helicopter, boarding or disembarking of persons.
- Preparation of the helideck and associated (fire-fighting) equipment for the landing and take-off of a helicopter.