Spill Preventions, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Planning (2 Hours)
This course covers Spill Preventions, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Planning, SPCC Plans are required by the Oil Pollution Act (OPA) of 1990. The purpose of the course is to provide students with the basic requirements of SPCC, emergency response in the event of a release, and to prevent discharges of petroleum products from reaching navigable waters of the United States.
Course overviews the spill and leak prevention measures and training of employees minimize chances of accidental discharge.
The course discusses:
- Employees should be trained in the safe handling of fuel, the operation of equipment, and be aware of the requirement and purpose of the SPCC Plan.
- Facility management is responsible for properly instructing personnel in the operation and maintenance of equipment to prevent discharge or oil to navigable waters of the United States.
After the successful completion of course, the students will be able to learn:
- Federal, state and local regulations regarding SPCC compliance
- Regulatory History and program background
- Operational requirements such as drainage and inspection
- Elements of an SPCC Plan
- The essential elements of SPCC plans
- The facts on SPCC plans, including inspection and testing considerations