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Freshwater Oil Spill Control - Tactical and Operations Level

OIL200 - 40.00 Hours

Schedule

  • Details
    9/11/2017 - 9/15/2017
    Galveston TX
    FP  OIL200  88
    $1350.00
  • Details
    10/2/2017 - 10/6/2017
    Galveston TX
    FP  OIL200  89
    $1350.00
  • Details
    11/6/2017 - 11/10/2017
    Galveston TX
    FP  OIL200  90
    $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 rivers, small streams, on land, and sub-surface. 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 the 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.

Prerequisite

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

Boom and skimmer design +Boom deployment and operations +Containing and recovering oil on surface water +Contingency planning and response team training +Movement, containment and clean-up of oil +Oil sampling and documentation techniques +Oil-spill contractors and cooperatives +Oil-spill simulation exercises +Shoreline protection, clean-up and restoration +Skimmer operations +Sorbents and chemical agents +Oil recovery from soil and oily debris disposal

Audience

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

Contact Information

Kirk Richardson

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

Other Information

Fees

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

Includes

  • course materials
  • protective clothing
  • lunch

Does not include

  • 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.

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