Unescorted Course


The 8-hour Unescorted Course is required for all employees prior to arrival on the North Slope. It consists of 6 modules (the 6-Pack) plus H2S/FeS. Each module makes use of lecture, discussion, individual and small group exercises, and quizzes to involve employees in their own learning. Upon completion of the course, employees receive an NSTC card, which allows them to travel unescorted within and between the operating fields to which they are assigned.

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  • Module I: Introduction, Camps and Safety Orientation is an introduction to the unique working conditions at Alaska’s North Slope oil and gas facilities and the importance of working safely.
  • Module II: Alaska Safety Handbooks is an overview of the ALASKA SAFETY HANDBOOK which provide the basic safety standards and requirements for daily tasks and projects in the operating areas on the North Slope.
  • Module III: Personal Protective Equipment provides an overview of typical job hazards where personal protective equipment may be required to minimize the risk of injury.
  • Module IV: HAZCOM reviews the components of a hazard communication program, the types of hazardous chemicals, and the resources available for identifying and controlling those hazards.
  • Module V: HAZWOPER, First Responder Awareness focuses on the proper response to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances with special emphasis on the DOT Emergency Response Guidebook and DOT Pipeline Awareness.
  • Module VI: Environmental Excellence emphasizes personal responsibility for following environmental rules and regulations relating to air, land, water, wildlife, spills, and waste management as detailed in the NORTH SLOPE ENVIRONMENTAL FIELD HANDBOOK.