IMIST - International Minimum Industry Safety Training

Course Overview

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

IMIST 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 work force 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.

IMIST online is an interactive e-Learning training program that works by assessing the safety knowledge of an oil and gas worker.


Learning Outcomes

IMIST has been designed to enable existing workers to demonstrate their knowledge and awareness of the necessary safety standards to reduce risks and incidents.

The course contains the following nine modules:

  1. Introduction to the Hazardous Environment

  2. Working Safely

  3. Understanding the Risk Assessment Process

  4. Tasks that Require a Permit to Work

  5. Personal Responsibility in Maintaining Asset Integrity

  6. Using Manual Handling Techniques Every Day

  7. Controlling the Use of Hazardous Substances

  8. Knowledge and Processes of Working at Height

  9. Being Aware of Mechanical Lifting Activities


On Completion

On completion of the IMIST course you will be awarded an OPITO IMIST Certificate.


Other Information

Elect Training & Consulting is an Atlas-approved Invigilation Centre. IMIST can only be delivered at an Atlas-approved Invigilation Centre.


At a Glance


1 Day


Level 24, Allendale Square
77 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA