Oil Spill Control - Tactical and Operations Level

OIL100 - 40.00 Hours

Description

This 40-hour core course addresses responses to oil spills in estuarine and coastal environments. It is designed for persons in industry, the regulatory community, and the emergency response disciplines who may be required to respond to an oil-spill incident.

This course utilizes classroom discussion, multimedia presentations, and practical hands-on exercises to provide you with essential information and training needed to effectively manage a spill-response operation. You will assume leadership roles and direct simulated response operations under the supervision of the instructors.

Schedule

  • Details
    1/28/2019 - 2/1/2019
    Galveston TX
    FP  OIL100  124
    $1350.00
  • Details
    3/18/2019 - 3/22/2019
    Galveston TX
    FP  OIL100  122
    $1350.00
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    4/8/2019 - 4/12/2019
    Galveston TX
    FP  OIL100  123
    $1350.00
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    5/20/2019 - 5/24/2019
    Galveston TX
    FP  OIL100  125
    $1350.00
  • Details
    6/17/2019 - 6/21/2019
    Galveston TX
    FP  OIL100  126
    $1350.00
  • Details
    7/15/2019 - 7/19/2019
    Galveston TX
    FP  OIL100  127
    $1350.00
  • Details
    10/7/2019 - 10/11/2019
    Galveston TX
    FP  OIL100  128
    $1350.00
  • Details
    11/11/2019 - 11/15/2019
    Galveston TX
    FP  OIL100  129
    $1350.00

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

This 40-hour core course addresses responses to oil spills in estuarine and coastal environments. It is designed for persons in industry, the regulatory community, and the emergency response disciplines who may be required to respond to an oil-spill incident.

This course utilizes classroom discussion, multimedia presentations, and practical hands-on exercises to provide you with essential information and training needed to effectively manage a spill-response operation. You will assume leadership roles and direct simulated response operations under the supervision of the instructors.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Recommended

Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, you should secure a professional evaluation of your physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.

Topics

Aerial surveillance +Boom and skimmer design +Communications equipment +Containing and recovering oil on surface water +Contingency planning and response team training +Movement, containment and cleanup of oil +Oil recovery from soil and oily debris disposal +Oil-spill contractors and cooperatives +Reporting and documenting oil spills +Security, damage claims and public relations +Shoreline protection, cleanup and restoration +Sorbents and chemical agents

Suggested Audience

  • First responders
  • Industrial and refinery personnel
  • Government employees
  • Any other individuals who may be tasked with responding to oil spill incidents

Other Information

Fees

Fees must be paid prior to or on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.

Includes

  • course materials
  • protective clothing

Not included

  • Lodging

Course dates and fees are subject to change without notice.

Please click on "details" above for individual class pricing.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Attire

  • Wear regular work attire for training activities and classroom sessions.
  • You may not wear to any class or field activity
    • shorts
    • sleeveless shirts
    • open-toed shoes

Location and Hours

Classes are conducted at

8609 Teichman Rd.
Galveston, Texas

The Galveston Chamber of Commerce maintains a list of local hotels.

Classes are Monday - Friday.

Registration by phone

To register by phone contact the Marine Firefighting Program at (979) 845-1152 or by fax at (979) 845-3831.

Contact Information

Kirk Richardson

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 845-1158 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

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