Designed for all senior managers and officials who may be involved in planning for or managing the response to an oil spill.
Delegates will gain an understanding of the complexities of oil spill management and consider the political and media pressures, the legal and financial implications, the issues of public and response personnel safety and the post operational requirements.
Effective response organisations
Causes, fate and consequences of oil spills
Roles of Government and other key stakeholders
Legal frameworks and international conventions
Liability for claims and compensations
Risk Assessment and contingency planning
The Incident Controller
Operational limitations of response strategies
Terminating a response
Whilst not compulsory, participants are encouraged to take the IMO Level 2 course before attending.