On-Land Oil Spill Response for First Responders & Supervisors
Many more oil spills occur on-land than they do on water. With tens of thousands of kilometers of pipelines, rail and road networks criss-crossing the land carrying oil daily around the world, on-land spills are an every present hazard.
This course provides an introduction and overview to the challenges of responding to oil spills on-land. The course provides the knowledge to allow participants to develop the skills to effectively participate and supervise as a member of an on-land oil spill response team.
This two days training course includes presentations, group discussions to improve responder’s knowledge and awareness of on-land oil spills so that they can respond more effectively and efficiently.
This course could form part of company and/or statutory deployment exercise programme requirements..
First responders and supervisors who are identified to provide clean-up to oil spill incidents emanating from on-land sources such as; pipelines, tank farms and road tanker rollovers.
- Terrain types and characteristics
- Fate and behaviour of spilled oil on-land
- Resource protection
- Response options
- Selecting the right response strategy & techniques
- Response safety
- Waste and temporary storage
- Case studies