Designed for all managers/supervisors who will lead or supervise oil spill response teams and those with support responsibilities within an incident command or emergency team.
Delegates will gain an understanding of the safe and efficient response to oil spills, be able to undertake initial assessments of spill risk, initiate a suitable response, identify priorities for protection, chose the correct response options, identify the limitations of response options and equipment and understand the needs of the media.
Causes and fate of oil spills
Contingency planning and Health and Safety aspects
Oil Spill management and response
Use of detergents
Containment recovery and protection
Waste handling and disposal
Post response operations
Practical exercises and demonstrations
Whilst not compulsory, participants are encouraged to take the IMO Level 1 course before attending.