FAB-CON, INCORPORATED   has an excellent safety training program. We hold regularly scheduled week long training workshops which include but are not limited to the following:

It begins with Expanded/Hands-On Rigging on Mondays

Overview: The Rigging (8hr) Expanded/Hands-On course is for employees who work offshore and whose job requires them to handle material of all shapes, sizes and configuration are provided training and education in the skills needed to properly perform this job function. Employees learn the recommended safe rigging practices and procedures used for offshore rigs, platforms, boats, and helicopters as defined by API RP 2D 6th edition.

Course Length: 8hrs | CFR Reference: API RP 2D 6th edition | Course Required By: MMS, Coast Guard, OSHA

Course Objectives: Upon completion of Rigging (8hr) Expanded/Hands-On training, the student will be familiar with:

  • Cargo manifest, reference manual, and certification tag weight load calculations
  • Vessel loading and unloading

Rigging Hardware

  • Sheaves, Blocks identification and inspection
  • Hooks, Safety Devices
  • Rings, Links, Swivels
  • Shackle inspection and application
  • Turnbuckle recognition
  • Spreader bar hands-on lifting application
  • Cable Clip identification and inspection
  • Pad eyes, eyebolts, and other attachment points

Slings & lifting devices

  • Billy Pugh Personnel Transfer basket daily and quarterly inspection
  • Safe working limits involving wire and synthetic slings
  • Sling types, configuration and angles

Procedures and Precautions

  • Load control/taglines
  • Lift Planning involving JSA and pre-job safety meeting
  • Inspection/rejection criteria
  • Unbinding loads
  • Personnel transfer
  • Sling handling and storage

Advanced rigging safety

  • Pinch points and body positions
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Advanced rigging signals/communications
  • Load stability calculations using CBT training and rigging cards

Written Exam: Regulatory required with a minimum score of 80%. Incorrectly answered questions will be reviewed with student to ensure understanding before completion of course.
Tuesday thru Thursday we have CORE Compliance:



The PEC Core Compliance program brings together the health, safety and environmental training certifications (OSHA and BOEMRE) most requested by oilfield operators and other host employers. PEC Core Compliance is SafeGulf and SafeLand accredited and is accepted by every major and most mid-major operators in the USA, Canada and Qatar. This in depth training program ensures our employees are compliant with our customers’, OSHA and BOEMRE (Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement) safety training requirements. Material presentation is structured to build on common content in a high intensity three day format. The instructor led interactive training certifies our employees in training levels beyond awareness level. Each student receives documentation of completion in the form of a PEC picture ID and a certificate of completion. The student’s information will be entered into the PEC Training Tracker database. This documentation is available via the internet through the PEC Training Tracker site.


The training employees receive are as follows:


  • § SafeGulf Certification
  • § SafeLandUSA Certification
  • § Offshore Orientation (API RP 75 & API RP T-1)
  • § Confined Space Entrant / Attendant (OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146)
  • § Rigging
  • § Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) (OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1000)
  • § Lockout/Tag-out (OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147)
  • § Fall Protection (OSHA 29 CFR 1926.500)
  • § Hazmat (HM 126) (DOT 49 CFR Part 171)
  • § Hazardous Communications (OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1200)
  • § Personal Protective Equipment
  • § Hearing Conservation (OSHA 29 CFR 1910.95)
  • § Emergency Response
  • § Process Safety Management
  • § Welding Safety
  • § Defensive Driving
  • § Hazwoper (Oper.) (OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 and API RP 75)
  • § Fire Protection
  • § Medical Records
  • § Forklift Safety (OSHA 29 CFR 1910.178)
  • § Respiratory Protection (OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134)
  • § Electrical Safety
  • § Terrorism Response Awareness Program (TRAP)
  • § Back Safety
  • § Alcohol and Substance Abuse Awareness
  • § Offshore Waste Management


Course Objectives


  • § To prepare the employee to know what types of additional training they will need in order to work for the various operators at both onshore and offshore facilities.
  • § To upgrade employees training levels from awareness training to required compliance training.
  • § To create a mind set in each employee that will help them to play an active role in the safety program at their work facility.
  • § To explain to each student the value of asking questions when they do not understand a certain aspect of their job.
  • § To ensure that each employee that has completed this program has an identification card indicating that they have completed the course.


On Friday there is Water Survival with METZ at Young Memorial:

12-Hour Personal Survival with Multiple Egression Training Simulation (METS)

This course is designed to provide students with an overview of basic maritime personal water survival techniques.  The student will be instructed in the proper lifesaving techniques to help themselves and their shipmates when needed.  A Modular Egress Training Simulator (METS) will be used to instruct the student of proper procedures to prepare and escape a helicopter ditching.


1.      To demonstrate basic water survival techniques and the proper use of life saving equipment.

2.      The student will demonstrate proper techniques for escaping a helicopter ditching. Escapes will include surface, underwater, and underwater with full inversion.



On Saturday there is Medic

Medic First Aid / CPR / AED

Course Outline

Prerequisites:  This course shall have no formal pre-requisite

Course Length: 8 hoursCourse length shall vary depending on the number of students.

Course Design:

  • Lecture / Video / Visual Aids
  • Demonstrations
  • Practical Exercises using manikin

Successful Course Completion:

  • Students must demonstrate skills acquired throughout the course with a hands on practical session

Blood Borne Pathogens Overview

  • Preventing Disease Transmission

Scene Safety

  • Using Barriers / PPE / Protection of Self and Patient
  • Preventing Disease Transmission
  • Traffic awareness and environmental concerns

Activating EMS

  • Call 911 or direct emergency numbers
  • Call air med or life flight if offshore

Patient Assessment

  • Responsiveness
  • Airway Assessment
  • Breathing Assessment
  • Circulation Assessment
  • Ongoing Assessment

Foreign Body Airway Obstruction

  • Clearing Fluids
  • Clearing Solids
  • Clearing the Tongue
  • Abdominal thrusts / Chest thrust


  • Instruction on administering proper ventilations
  • Practice using pocket mask and face shield


Rescue Breathing

  • Instruction on proper rescue breathing technique

Chest Compressions

  • Instruction on proper hand placement and depth of chest compressions


  • One Rescuer CPR
  • Two Rescuer CPR

Control of Bleeding

  • Direct pressure
  • Pressure points

Managing Shock

  • Proper shock management

Medical Illnesses

  • Recognize signs of possible medical illness
  • Patient past medical history

Head Neck & Back Injuries

  • Stabilization


  • Supporting patients with fractures


  • Managing burn injuries


  • Proper management of full or partial amputations

First Aid and the Law – Good Samaritan Law

  • Expressed consent
  • Implied consent
  • Abandonment

AED (Automated External Defibrillator)


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