Go Gulf Magazine, the No. 1 magazine for the Gulf of Mexico’s oil & gas industry, highlighted Safety Management Systems’ (SMS) recent Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization (OPITO) course selection expansion.

OPITO, an industry-owned organization that sets standards for international oil & gas training, approve SMS as a provider after a rigorous process to assure the quality and content of SMS’ offshore safety curriculum. SMS offers four OPITO courses at its Lafayette, La., training academy: Basic Offshore Safety Induction Emergency Training (BOSIET), Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET), Tropical Helicopter Escape Training (T-HUET), and Further Offshore Emergency Training (FOET).

SMS is in the process of becoming approved for other OPITO courses.

SMS is a division of Acadian and one of the largest health, safety, environmental, medical, security and training service companies in the United States.

Since 1971, Acadian has been committed to providing the highest level of emergency medical care and transportation possible. In the past decade, the company has expanded to include a diverse suite of services in health, safety, and transportation. Acadian’s six divisions are Acadian Ambulance Service, Acadian Monitoring Services, Air Med, Executive Aircraft Charter Service, National EMS Academy and Safety Management Systems.



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