Shell Puget Sound Refinery Contractor Orientation

Course Information

Shell Puget Sound Refinery Contractor Orientation is the site-specific contractor safety orientation for performing work at the Shell Puget Sound Refinery in Anacortes, WA.

NOTE:  Before taking this course, Students must have a currently valid ARSC card (BOP/BOPR) or BAT (Bay Area Training) or C-STOP or CSO/CSR (Three Rivers Safety Council or TRMA) or NW Labor Employers Training Trust + PSM or OSHA 10 (not to exceed 2 years, 30 days from issue date) or RSO or UITC (Utah Safety Council “Contractor Safety Training” course) or TAPPISAFE Basic Orientation.


Recommended For

All construction and contracted maintenance and services personnel who will be working at this site.


Course Content

This course includes covering the following topics:

  • Introduction
  • Shell Life Saving Rules
  • Badges & Parking
  • Facility Security
  • Maritime Security Levels
  • Suspicious Activity
  • Emergency Reporting & Response
  • Vehicle Safety
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Contractor Responsibilities
  • Work Authorization
  • Restricted and Open Areas
  • Permit to Work & Permit Considerations
  • Permit Required Confined Spaces (PRCS)
  • Safety Attendants
  • Spark Containment
  • Open & Greenbelt Areas
  • Using Plant Radios
  • Gas Detection Monitors
  • Safe Work Permits
  • Waste Management
  • Ladder Safety
  • Fall Protection
  • Barricades
  • Lockout Tagout (LOTO)
  • Trenching & Excavating
  • Rigging Loads
  • Fire Water & Utility Stations
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI)
  • Process Safety Management
  • Hazard Communications
  • Radiation Safety
  • Safety Showers & Eyewash Stations



  • Computer training

    $65 Member / $75 Non-Member

  • Classroom instruction

    Not available for classroom instruction.


Course Details

Course Code: 19SHEPSR
Course Length (approx.): 90 Minutes plus Test
Course Expiration: 1 Year from Class Date
Passing Score Required: 80%
Retakes Allowed: Yes, but must pay for the one retake allowed
Language: English
Reader Assistance Allowed: No verbal or coaching assistance allowed
ID Requirements: Students must present a valid (not expired) U.S. State or Federal ID with photo, and Social Security card if number is not on the ID
Miscellaneous: Students caught cheating are prohibited from taking training for thirty (30) days


Valid ARSC Card (BOP/BOPR): Yes (see NOTE above)
Social Security Verification (SSV): Yes
 Other: TWIC card 


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