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by BTDT
Sun Mar 08, 2009 4:33 pm
Forum: Industrial Firefighting
Topic: Offshore Oil Rig Firefighter/EMT Positions
Replies: 15
Views: 46811

Keep in mind that with the rigs they often make sure to be prepared for the worst. Meaning they normally have an on call service that the medic can hook up with for some extra info just in case things really go pear shaped. These outfits come staffed with Doctors and Nurses on call for just such an ...
by BTDT
Sun Mar 08, 2009 2:38 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Rescue Technician
Replies: 48
Views: 9823

Sounds to me like someone got skidded for being a thud and is a tad bitter....
by BTDT
Sun Mar 08, 2009 2:35 pm
Forum: Industrial Firefighting
Topic: Offshore Oil Rig Firefighter/EMT Positions
Replies: 15
Views: 46811

Rob, The BST courses offered at Survival Systems and at OSSC are the same and ate meant to be the basic qualification, safety wise, for someone to work offshore. Supplemental courses, such as Offshore Fire Team (OFT) or Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO), just to give a couple of examples, are offered...
by BTDT
Sat Nov 22, 2008 6:39 am
Forum: Industrial Firefighting
Topic: Fire Power Oil
Replies: 18
Views: 7517

Sour grapes much? To each their own, remember that. There are many people who have made a successful go at oilfield firefighting so do not have your view swayed by a few that didn't and who can muster enough stones to post anonymously on an internet forum. Much of it comes down to individual experie...
by BTDT
Wed Nov 19, 2008 6:39 pm
Forum: Industrial Firefighting
Topic: Safety Boss
Replies: 2
Views: 1860

Safety Boss sold to HSE. HSE bought Key. SafetyBoss's contract expired and they fired back up. Any other info you hear or read, regarding this matter, is wrong. Can't help you with who to work with, sorry, everyone has their gripes about everyone else it seems. My ramblings would further add fuel to...
by BTDT
Wed Nov 19, 2008 6:33 pm
Forum: Greetings
Topic: Ahoyhoy
Replies: 0
Views: 421

Ahoyhoy

Another bit of the oilpatch invading the firehall. Been doing it for a decade now. Been to a few hellish spots worldwide. Seen some nasty things, heard of many more. Realize that my experience counts for zero in comparison to some but do not hold it over those that it trumps. Would like to see a pos...