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Oil Spill Clean Up Response 2: Countermeasures on Land

This course has been discontinued and is no longer available.
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27 to 41 minutes
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This course, the second in a series of five, focuses on countermeasures for handling land-based oil spills or spills that pose a hazard to contaminating land. Created with the assistance of the U.S. Coast Guard, this course explores the recognized oil spill cleanup technologies and waste management techniques. Used worldwide by the U.S. Coast Guard and hundreds of other organizations, this Video On Demand training can help you meet OSHA and USCG regulations.

This online video training explains spill behavior, control activities, basic spill countermeasures and the impact of treatment methods. The course also details how response personnel should protect themselves with proper personal protective equipment and decontamination procedures.

This video explains how to restore an area by selecting suitable countermeasures specific to the environment in need of cleaning. Use this series on oil spill cleanup to prepare workers to respond effectively should an incident occur.

Video on Demand   This course is in the Video On Demand format, to read about Video On Demand features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 7 days to complete the course

All emergency response personnel involved in controlling or cleaning up oil spills

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction and Priorities
  • Areas Impacted
  • Oil Properties
  • Clean-up Plan
  • Potential Risk Areas and Activities
  • Clean-Up Methods
  • Sorbents & Surface Washing Agents
  • Bioremediation
  • Shoreline Issues
  • OSHA, Hazards, and Personal Protection
  • Summary
Intended Performance Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course you will be better prepared to:
  • Understand the ecological impact of oil spills on land and along the shoreline.
  • Recognize contingency plans.
  • Control activities and spill countermeasures.
  • Be aware of the potential impact of treatment methods.
  • Follow safety precautions.
  • Recognize how land spills behave.
  • Help prepare for an approaching spill.

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