This course focuses on the nature of oil spills and their consequent environmental and economic impacts. It describes the causes and sources of spills and provides information to assist in developing and applying spill prevention strategies.
Applicable laws and regulations related to the unlawful release of oil products and the necessary preparedness and spill response measures to mitigate the effects of these spills are also covered.
Completion of this course will equip employees and others to assess the potential for oil spills, reduce the risks of discharges from boats, marinas and other shoreside sources and protect valuable marine resources.
This course is part of the Career Training for Ports and Marinas series. Requirements for class: Must have a computer with internet access, speakers OR headphones, personal email address, Adobe Reader Flash Player.
This is a noncredit training which earns 15 continuing education contact hours.
It is an online course, open for enrollment at any time. Once you register and pay, an email will be sent to you with your course access information.