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What is IMIST?

IMIST (International Minimum Industry Safety Training) is an OPITO standard which supports the global Oil and Gas Industry to meet safety initiative targets.

The IMIST e-learning programme has been developed to provide a new global standard for Health and Safety training, which will provide a comprehensive and consistent level of training across the world and enhance workforce safety and compliance.

The IMIST standard ensures that workers have the necessary safety awareness and training to reduce risk and ultimately reduce the number of incidents.
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IMIST Identifies Knowledge Gaps in the Global Oil and Gas Workforce
Safety has been the watch word of the Oil and Gas Industry from the early days of exploration right through to the multi-billion dollar worldwide business it is today. Workforce competency plays an integral role in ensuring not only that operations – whether onshore or offshore – are carried out in a safe and controlled  Continue Reading »

Atlas Launches IMIST Affiliate Partnership
The IMIST Affiliate Programme is an exclusive partnership between Atlas and selected IMIST Invigilation Centres worldwide. The IMIST Affiliate Partner initiative was developed to support key Invigilation Centres grow and develop IMIST in specific regions.   Launched in July 2013, the programme offers Approved Training Centres the opportunity to work closely with Atlas to promote  Continue Reading »

Ghana Oil Club Cocktail event at the Saddle Club in Takoradi
Atlas recently sponsored the Ghana Oil Club Cocktail event at the Saddle Club in Takoradi. Stewart Buchanan, Global Operations Manager – IMIST, presented Atlas and IMIST (International Minimum Industry Safety Training) to over 90 guests including; Tullow Oil, GE Oil and Gas, Swire Pacific Offshore, Hess, Lonrho, SOS international and Baker Hughes.   At the  Continue Reading »

IMIST Online adopted in Sakhalin Island by one of the world’s biggest integrated oil and gas projects
Sakhalin-2 has adopted OPITO IMIST (International Minimum Industry Safety Training) Online; the ground-breaking global training initiative delivered by Atlas for the oil and gas industry. Sakhalin Energy has committed to rolling out IMIST across the Sakhalin-2 project over the next three years; where over 2,000 staff and contractors will complete the online safety training programme.  Continue Reading »

Clearing the MIST around Offshore Safety
A SPOTLIGHT HAS been turned on the Oil and Gas Industry in recent months, both in terms of its safety record and the competency of the offshore workforce. On one hand, this has been tough on the industry’s reputation and potentially damaging to our ability to attract new recruits. On the other, it has driven  Continue Reading »

PT Samson Tiara is first in Indonesia
PT Samson Tiara, the leading provider of safety training services in Indonesia, has announced today that it has received approval from Atlas, international learning and skills specialist, to provide the OPITO international minimum industry safety training (IMIST) online program in Indonesia. PT Samson Tiara will be the first to offer this online global safety training  Continue Reading »

World’s largest privately owned oil and gas company adopts OPITO IMIST ONLINE
LUKOIL, a major international vertically-integrated oil & gas company and one of the biggest Russian oil business groups has adopted OPITO IMIST (International Minimum Industry Safety Training) Online; the groundbreaking new global training standard for the oil and gas industry. LUKOIL is currently implementing oil & gas exploration and production (E&P) projects across 12 countries  Continue Reading »

Astronaut leads speakers – OPITO OSCC Conference 2012
World-renowned astronaut Colonel Mike Mullane has been confirmed as one of the main speakers at this year’s OPITO Safety and Competence Conference (OSCC). Managing the Safety Chain is the theme of the training standard body’s third annual event which will be held in the Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE, on Tuesday, 20  Continue Reading »

Atlas exhibits at GetEnergy 2012
Atlas was among the high profile exhibitors who took part in the GetEnergy Conference 2012, on the 13th & 14th June, at the University College London. The event, which comprised of major industry leaders and over 40 speakers, including the head of R&D and strategy at Atlas; Ken Jones, was very well received. As well  Continue Reading »

Delegates in Aberdeen trial new groundbreaking safety initiative
The latest IMIST (International Minimum Industry Safety Training) information lunch has taken place in Atlas’ global headquarters in Aberdeen on the 26th April. Delegates were given the opportunity to trial the first global standard in safety for the Oil and Gas Industry and to have a open discussion on IMIST. Atlas was delighted to welcome  Continue Reading »

28/01/2014
KK Training becomes an IMIST Affiliate Partner
OPITO IMIST Online strengthens its position in East Africa with the appointment of KK Training Centre as a new IMIST Affiliate Partner.
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31/10/2013
PROMETRIC becomes an IMIST Affiliate Partner
OPITO IMIST Online strengthens its position in Côte D’Ivoire with the appointment of PROMETRIC Engineering and Inspection Services as the new IMIST Affiliate Partner.
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01/10/2013
Atlas Launches IMIST Affiliate Partnership
Atlas Launches IMIST Affiliate Partnership
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22/08/2013
UNITEAM first to deliver ground-breaking training initiative in Myanmar
UNITEAM first to deliver ground-breaking training initiative in Myanmar
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14/08/2013
Ghana Oil Club Cocktail event at the Saddle Club in Takoradi
Ghana Oil Club Cocktail event at the Saddle Club in Takoradi
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06/06/2013
IMIST Online adopted in Sakhalin Island by one of the world’s biggest integrated oil and gas projects
Sakhalin-2 has adopted OPITO IMIST (International Minimum Industry Safety Training) Online; the ground-breaking global training initiative delivered by Atlas for the oil and gas industry. Sakhalin Energy has committed to rolling out IMIST across the Sakhalin-2 project over the next three years; where over 2,000 staff and contractors will complete the online safety training programme.
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18/04/2013
Global presence of IMIST
The IMIST global standard in safety is being used by Operators and Oilfield Service companies in 21 countries, helping all to ensure the highest of safety standards in their projects.
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23/11/2012
OPITO Safety & Competence Conference 2012
OPITO Safety & Competence Conference 2012
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19/09/2012
Atlas launches IMIST in three new languages to improve safety standards in growing South East Asia energy market.
Leading international skills and learning providers, Atlas, has announced three new translations of its IMIST programme, now available in nine languages.
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17/09/2012
Clearing the MIST around Offshore Safety
A SPOTLIGHT HAS been turned on the Oil and Gas Industry in recent months, both in terms of its safety record and the competency of the offshore workforce.
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08/08/2012
PT Samson Tiara first in Indonesia
PT Samson Tiara, approved by Atlas as an IMIST Invigilation Centre, will be the first to offer this online global safety training program in Indonesia.
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23/07/2012
World’s largest privately owned oil and gas company adopts OPITO IMIST ONLINE
LUKOIL, a major international vertically-integrated oil & gas company and one of the biggest Russian oil business groups has adopted OPITO IMIST (International Minimum Industry Safety Training) Online; the groundbreaking new global training standard for the oil and gas industry.
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20/06/2012
OPITO says over half a million offshore oil and gas workers now trained
Oil and gas skills body OPITO says more than half a million offshore oil and gas workers in 40 countries have been trained to OPITO safety and competency standards. The industry-funded body has unveiled a series of statistics which demonstrate the organisation's transformation over the last six years and its new global position as the safety standard of choice.
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26/04/2012
Delegates in Aberdeen trial new groundbreaking safety initiative
The latest IMIST (International Minimum Industry Safety Training) information lunch took place at Atlas’ global headquarters in Aberdeen on the 26th April.
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08/03/2012
Growing the global footprint of IMIST
Atlas has expanded the global footprint of facilities capable of delivering the groundbreaking new global training initiative for the oil and gas industry with the approval of the first centre’s in northern Europe, demonstrating the growing number of Oil and Gas regions around the world who have now facilities to invigilate the International Minimum Industry Safety Training (IMIST) - the first global standard in safety.
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01/03/2012
ATEC first to deliver groundbreaking training initiative in North America
Atec Training and Certification Services has become the first company in North America to gain approval to deliver a groundbreaking new global training initiative for the oil and gas industry in this region.
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21/02/2012
The Challenge of a Common Standard
THE appetite for greater consistency and a common global standard for basic safety training in the Oil and Gas Industry is growing.
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14/02/2012
OPITO’s IMIST Set To Become Safety Standard For Gulf of Mexico and Globally
Houston – Feb. 14, 2012 – No longer a best practice, but rather a moral imperative, global oil and gas standards body, OPITO, sees a continuing demand within the Gulf of Mexico oil and gas community to establish a global safety standard.
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01/12/2011
Atlas Appoints New Account Director for Asia Pacific Region as Business Continues to Expand
International learning and skills specialist Atlas has strengthened its presence in Asia Pacific with the appointment of Ian Noronha as new Account Director to spearhead sales in the region.
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01/12/2011
IMIST’s global footprint grows as first training facility opens in Iraq
International learning and skills specialist Atlas has expanded the global footprint of facilities capable of delivering a groundbreaking new global training initiative for the oil and gas industry with the approval of the first centre in Iraq.
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30/11/2011
IMIST is now available in 5 languages
IMIST is now available in Arabic, Malaysian, UK and American English languages and will be available soon in Hindi.
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23/11/2011
Research unveiled during OPITO Safety Conference
Atlas was among the high profile audience who took part in OPITO’s flagship Safety and Competency Conference (OSCC) in Abu Dhabi in November.
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22/11/2011
IMIST promo videos now available in Arabic and Malay
Atlas has launched a series of promotional videos which are now available to view on Atlas Knowledge TV in Arabic and Malay.
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22/11/2011
Atlas presented IMIST at the OPITO Safety and Competence Conference (OSCC) 2011
On Tuesday, 22 November 2011 at the Rotana Hotel, Yas Island over 300 delegates responsible for safety, competence and workforce development within their organisation attended OPITO’s second safety conference in Abu Dhabi.
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01/11/2011
QISC first to deliver groundbreaking training initiative in Qatar - November 2011
Qatar’s leading training provider, QISC has become the first company in Qatar to gain approval to deliver a groundbreaking new global training initiative for the oil and gas industry.
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01/10/2011
Global safety initiative IMIST launched in Arabic - October 2011
A LANDMARK training initiative developed to drastically improve safety standards for the global offshore workforce is now available in Arabic.
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01/10/2011
Falck first to deliver groundbreaking training initiative in the Middle East - October 2011
Falck Safety Services has become the first company in the Middle East to gain approval to deliver a groundbreaking new global training initiative for the oil and gas industry.
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01/10/2011
Groundbreaking IMIST safety initiative unveiled in Qatar - October 2011
THE global roll-out of the International Minimum Industry Training Standard (IMIST) has reached Qatar. OIL and gas workers in Doha have been some of the first to access a groundbreaking new global training initiative developed to drastically improve safety standards for the global offshore workforce.
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01/09/2011
First global standard in oil and gas safety training launches in Malaysia - September 2011
OIL and gas companies in Malaysia will this week get to trial a groundbreaking new global training initiative developed to drastically improve safety standards for the global offshore workforce.
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17/07/2011
Oil and gas industry skills body unveils groundbreaking safety initiative - Middle East targeted for IMIST global debut - July 2011
Oil and gas workers in the Middle East will today (July 17) be the first in the world to access a groundbreaking new global training initiative, developed to drastically improve safety standards for the global offshore workforce.
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01/06/2011
OPITO and Atlas Interactive Achieve Significant Milestone in North Sea Oil and Gas Safety Training - June 2011
OPITO and Atlas Interactive announced today that over half of the UK’s experienced offshore workforce has now taken up MIST, the industry-recognised basic safety training course.
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01/05/2011
Clearing the MIST around offshore safety - May 2011
SAFETY has long been the watchword of the UK Oil and Gas Industry. As technology progresses, hydrocarbon reserves become harder to recover and the industry looks to new geographic markets each with their own challenges to overcome, the focus on safety training has increased.
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01/04/2011
Atlas wins major multi-million dollar contract to deliver common standard to improve global offshore safety - April 2011
International learning and skills provider, Atlas Interactive, has been awarded a major contract to develop and deliver new standardised safety training to the global oil and gas industry in a deal which is expected to deliver revenues upwards of $5 million over the first year.
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24 Feb 2013 Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai.
Dubai IMIST information sessions

Atlas and OPITO are hosting a briefing on the value of the International Minimum Industry Safety Training (IMIST) program.

There will be two information sessions on February 24th at the Shangri-La Hotel in Dubai:

·  Lunch & Presentation from 12.30 to 14.30
or

·  Presentation & Cocktail Reception from 17.00 to 19.00

This is a must attend event for decision makers in Health, Safety and Environment, Loss Prevention, Operations, Learning and Development.

Please reply stating the session you would like to attend to info@IMIST-Online.com 

We look forward to meeting you at one of these events!

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20 Feb 2013 Beach Rotana Hotel, Abu Dhabi.
ADNOC IMIST Lunch and Learn

 

Atlas and OPITO International are hosting an "ADNOC Lunch and Learn" on the 20th February from 11.00 am at the Beach Rotana Hotel in Abu Dhabi.

We hope you can join us and learn more about the standard and the advantages on safety from OPITO and then sharing of perspectives by Borouge and Total on the IMIST Standard.

You can confirm you attendence or find out more by contacting us at info@into-imist@atlasknowledge.com

We look forward to meeting you on the day!

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20 Nov 2012 Middle East / Abu Dhabi
3rd OPITO Safety and Competence Conference

IMIST showcasing at 3rd OPITO Safety and Competence Conference in Abu Dhabi

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30 Apr 2012 Houston
Offshore Technology Conference in Houston

Atlas is exhibiting at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, one of the industry's most foremost events, which takes place on 30th April to 3rd May 2012

We are located in block 2375/7 at the Scottish Pavilion where there will be opportunities to Demo IMIST Online. You can view the floor plan on the OTC website here so you can find us!

If you would like any further information on the OTC conference or if you'd like to find out when an event will be held in your region, please email info@IMIST-online.com

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26 Apr 2012 UK / Aberdeen
UK Information Lunch

UK /  Aberdeen Information Lunch

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14 Feb 2012 North America/Houston
North America/Houston Information Lunch

North America/Houston Information Lunch

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22 Nov 2011 Middle East / Abu Dhabi
OPITO Safety and Competence Conference

IMIST showcased at 2nd OPITO Safety and Competence Conference in Abu Dhabi

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21 Sep 2011 Asia / Miri
Asia Information Lunch

Miri IMIST Information Lunch

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17 Jul 2011 Middle East / Abu Dhabi
Middle East Information Lunch

Middle East IMIST Information Lunch

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