IOGP Report 502
Crew Resource Management (CRM) has proven to be effective in addressing the human factors and lack of non-technical skills that can lead to major accidents in the airline industry.
Effective implementation of CRM can potentially reduce the risk of such events in other industries. CRM training is acknowledged as a good practice within the maritime industry and the healthcare sectors. As a high risk activity, well operations needs to follow these examples of best practice.
This report has been written for training providers who aim to put appropriate training programmes in place that introduce and sustain Well Operations Crew Resource Management (WOCRM).
It provides details of Learning Objectives for given CRM competencies (non-technical skills) and guidance on training delivery and on assessment. It provides guidance on the qualifications and knowledge of instructors and facilitators.
This is the starting point for the oil and gas wells industry to adopt CRM as a standard practice to reduce or even avoid the occurrence of major accidents.