Offshore Survival (BOSIET)
Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training Course including EBS Training (OPITO Approved). Also, Minimum Industry Safety Training Standard (MIST)
Completed at Fleetwood Training Centre
The standard course for anyone working offshore. Included helicopter emergency, fire fighting, basic first aid and use of rebreathers.
NEBOSH General Certificate
National Examination Board of Occupational Safety and Health - General Certificate
Andy self-studied for this qualification using his general experience of health and safety; and researching key topics on the internet and publications. He blogged his notes, which have since evolved into a website and ebook .
PhD - Human factors in the process industry
Edinburgh University - Chemical Engineering Department
Thesis titled 'Sources of Data for use in human factors studies in the process industry.'
Based on extensive analysis of literature, industrial visits and data analysis, the content of the thesis included
- Human factors
- Risk management
- Accident reporting
- Near miss reporting
- Incident analysis
- Log books as a source of data
BSc- Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering - Upper Second (2:1)