oil spill response


The course is generally held over three days preferably on the clients' premises, subject to suitable facilities and equipment being available.


Participants who pass the course will be awarded training certification and will be able to co-ordinate and supervise an oil spill clean-up operation. The Oil Spill Response course covers a wide range of areas including the following:


Day 1

1. What is Oil Spill

2. Types of Oil

3. Oil’s most important Properties

* Specific Gravity

* Volatility

* Viscosity

* Toxicity


4. Effects of Oil once spilled in the environment

* Land spills

* Sea spills


5. What happens to Oil once spilled

6. Oil Spill Environmental Impacts

7. Spill Combat – the 3Cs

8. Spill Safety

9. Oil Spills in Jamaica:

* History

* National response mechanism

* Concepts of tiered response


10. Sensitivity Mapping  (Field exercise if weather permits)


Day 2

* Live Deployment Scenario – 1

* Live Deployment Scenario – 2


Course Test


Duration: Two (2) Days

COST: US$1,800.00