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Oil & Gas Industry International Minimum Industry Safety Training (IMIST) Standard

Standard Code: 5312

Amendment: 5 (Jan 2020)

Aim and objectives:

The aim of the IMIST programme is to introduce delegates to the key safety elements required by all employees working in the oil and gas industry. It also ensures the knowledge and understanding of these basic safety elements are maintained and current amongst the existing workforce.

Target audience:

This introductory safety training programme is designed to introduce the fundamental safety elements of the oil and gas industry to new starts, giving an appreciation of the potential hazards and controls that might be encountered by personnel working within the oil and gas industry.

Delegate pre-requisites:

There are no pre-requisites.


4 years

Experienced workers in the oil and gas industry looking to renew their IMIST certification, can access an online portal to complete IMIST CBT (Computer Based Training). The portal can be accessed here.

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