Oil Spill Response Course IMO Level 0

TARGET GROUP

This course is intended to provide a general introduction and awareness to all those involved in marine, port and offshore operations that may lead to a release of pollutants.

OBJECTIVES

This course provides a general introduction and awareness to oil spills in the marine and shoreline environment. It addresses the preparedness and response options
available to an oil pollution incident in the context of the current best practices and thinking in the response to an oil spill.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Introduction to oil spills
  • Fate and behaviour of oil in the marine and shoreline environment
  • Impact of oil spills
  • The work of IMO
  • International land national legislation
  • Oil spill response preparedness
  • Understanding and assessing risk
  • Response Options
  • Operational limitations of response strategies
  • Resource requirements
  • Terminating a response
  • Media awareness
  • Theoretical exercises

PRE-COURSE REQUIREMENT

Whilst not compulsory, participants are encouraged to take the IMO Level 2 course before attending.

Duration1 Days
LocationAt client location of choice or the Spill Training Academy, Leicestershire
Group SizeMax 12
Validity3 Years

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