Countermeasures On Water Interactive Training

Type
Interactive Training
Producer
Atlantic Training
SKU
9401

Course Description

Countermeasures On Water Interactive Training

The program studies the factors that challenge responders to address water spills, including weather, wind, sea conditions, and currents.

 

Topics covered include:

  • How oil weathers when spilled on water
  • Resources for enlisting aid
  • Tracking spills to predict ecological impact
  • Managing the response effort
  • Countermeasures, including booms and barriers, skimming, herding, absorbents, in situ burning, chemical treatment (dispersant and gelling agents), and bio-remediation
  • Safety precautions
  • Dealing with contaminated wildlife

Objective

The program studies the factors that challenge responders to address water spills, including weather, wind, sea conditions, and currents.

 

Topics covered include:

  • How oil weathers when spilled on water
  • Resources for enlisting aid
  • Tracking spills to predict ecological impact
  • Managing the response effort
  • Countermeasures, including booms and barriers, skimming, herding, absorbents, in situ burning, chemical treatment (dispersant and gelling agents), and bio-remediation
  • Safety precautions
  • Dealing with contaminated wildlife