Basic Oil Spill Responder

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Certificate Awarded

  Certificate of Achievement  


Course Description

This is an entry-level course that will provide participants with basic knowledge and skills in oil spill response.

Course Outline

1.0 Canada Shipping Act: Marine Oil Spill Response Capability

2.0 Basic Properties of Petroleum and its Hazards

3.0 Personal, Site, and Equipment Safety

4.0 Oil Spill Containment and Protection Techniques

5.0 Introduction to Spill Behaviour

6.0 Introduction to Spill Assessment

7.0 Sampling

8.0 Recovery Techniques and Systems

9.0 Sorbents

10.0 Transfer, Storage, and Disposal

11.0 Shoreline Cleanup Techniques

12.0 Oiled Wildlife Recovery and Treatment

13.0 Public Relations

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Minimum class sizes are required to deliver courses, should these minimums not be achieved classes could be postponed or rescheduled.