Oil Spills (IMO): Level 1- First Respond

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

City: Kuala Lumpur

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

  • Aug-12-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Sep-09-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Oct-14-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Nov-11-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Dec-09-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

Dates in Other Venues

  • July-22-2024

    London

  • July-29-2024

    Dubai

  • July-29-2024

    Barcelona

  • July-29-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Aug-05-2024

    Dubai

  • Aug-05-2024

    Barcelona

  • Aug-12-2024

    Istanbul

  • Aug-19-2024

    Singapore

  • Aug-19-2024

    Paris

  • Aug-26-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Aug-26-2024

    London

  • Sep-02-2024

    Dubai

  • Sep-02-2024

    Barcelona

  • Sep-09-2024

    Istanbul

  • Sep-16-2024

    Paris

  • Sep-16-2024

    Singapore

  • Sep-23-2024

    London

  • Sep-30-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Sep-30-2024

    Dubai

  • Sep-30-2024

    Barcelona

  • Oct-07-2024

    Dubai

  • Oct-07-2024

    Barcelona

  • Oct-14-2024

    Istanbul

  • Oct-21-2024

    Paris

  • Oct-21-2024

    Singapore

  • Oct-28-2024

    London

  • Oct-28-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Nov-04-2024

    Barcelona

  • Nov-04-2024

    Dubai

  • Nov-11-2024

    Istanbul

  • Nov-18-2024

    Paris

  • Nov-18-2024

    Singapore

  • Nov-25-2024

    London

  • Nov-25-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Dec-02-2024

    Dubai

  • Dec-02-2024

    Barcelona

  • Dec-09-2024

    Istanbul

  • Dec-16-2024

    Paris

  • Dec-16-2024

    Singapore

  • Dec-23-2024

    London

  • Dec-30-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Dec-30-2024

    Dubai

  • Dec-30-2024

    Barcelona

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

Introduction to Oil Spills

  • Defining oil spills and key related terms
  • Identifying the sources of oil spills
  • Exploring the properties, behavior and fate of oil spills
  • Distinguishing between the properties of different oil types
  • Discussing the impact of oil spills
  • Discussing environmental concerns in spill response
  • Exploring health and safety regulations and standards related to oil spills

Response Strategies to Oil Spills

  • Overview of the response strategies to oil spills

  •         Monitoring and evaluation
  •         Containment and recovery
  •         Shoreline cleanup

  • Techniques for developing contingency plan for effective spill response
  • Understanding the structure of the incident response organization
  • Understand how to activate and mobilize the response teams and organization

Monitoring & Evaluating Oil Spills

  • Techniques for assessing the risk of oil spills
  • Exploring oil spills equipment for surveillance and tracking
  • Strategies for predicting oil movement
  • Strategies for quantify spillage size and volume
  • Site Safety assessment and briefing techniques

Oil Spills Containment & Recovery

  • Exploring types of containment booms and how they work
  • Discussing how to select the appropriate containment booms
  • Overview of oil spill recovery equipment
  • Exploring types of oil skimmers and how to utilize them
  • Understanding how dispersants are used for oil spills
  • Discussing the advantages and disadvantages of dispersants
  • Discovering absorbing materials used to absorb oil during spill response

Oil Spills Shoreline & Post-Incident Management

  • Techniques for shoreline cleanup oil spills
  • Exploring cleaning, maintenance and storage equipment
  • Understanding the procedures for safety storing and transportation of recovered oil
  • Discussing strategies for storage and disposal of recovered oil and waste
  • Understanding the procedures for oil sampling and documentation
  • Discussing the techniques of cost recovery
  • Tips for managing media and public awareness
  • Course recap & evaluation