Valero Meraux Site Specific

Course Information

Valero Meraux Site Specific is the site-specific orientation course for the Valero Meraux Refinery (formerly Murphy Oil) in Meraux, LA.

1) Students must have a currently valid ARSC card (BOP/BOPR) prior to taking this course.
2) This course must be completed within 2 hours. If the trainee does not complete the course in this time, they will receive a score based on the amount of test questions that were answered.

A “California Basic Card/BATT” with valid date is accepted in lieu of the ARSC BOP/BOPR card for Plant Performance Services.


Recommended For

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


Course Content

This course includes discussion of the following topics:

  • Valero Contractor Safety Program
  • Security
  • Contractor Responsibilities
  • 7 Lifesaving Rules
  • General Safety Policies
  • Personal safety
  • Permitting & Permission
  • Tools & Equipment
  • Vehicle Safety
  • Industrial Trucks, Articulating Boom and Heavy Equipment
  • Crane Critical Lifts
  • Emergency Information
  • Hazard Communication
  • Hydrogen Sulfide Overview
  • Benzene Overview
  • Process Safety Management (PSM)
  • Refinery Process Hazards
  • Process Unit Overview



  • Computer training

    $45 Member / $50 Non-Member

  • Classroom instruction

    Not available for classroom instruction.


Course Details

Course Code: 08VALMX
Course Length (approx.): 60 Minutes plus Test
Course Expiration: 1 Year from Class Date
Passing Score Required: 80 % – if a test question is missed, it is reviewed but not asked again
Retakes Allowed: Yes, 1 retake allowed; additional retakes require prior approval from Valero Meraux; must pay for each retake
Language: English
Reader Assistance Allowed: No
ID Requirements: Students must present a valid (not expired) U.S. State or Federal ID with photo and separate Social Security card if the SSN is not on the ID – No Exceptions.
Handouts: Upon successful completion, the student will receive the Valero Meraux Contractor Handbook at the refinery.
Course Exceptions: Exceptions can be made by Valero Meraux Management only


Valid ARSC Card (BOP/BOPR): Yes – see EXCEPTION above
Social Security Verification (SSV): Yes
Background Screen: No
Medical Services: No


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