Oil Spill Control - Tactical and Operations Level

OIL100 - 40.00 Hours

Description

This 40-hour 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 in estuarine and coastal environments. You will assume leadership roles and direct simulated response operations under the supervision of the instructors.

Schedule

  • Details
    11/11/2019 - 11/15/2019
    Galveston TX
    FP  OIL100  129
    $1350.00
  • Details
    3/16/2020 - 3/20/2020
    Galveston TX
    FP  OIL100  134
    $1350.00
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    4/20/2020 - 4/24/2020
    Galveston TX
    FP  OIL100  135
    $1350.00
  • Details
    5/18/2020 - 5/22/2020
    Galveston TX
    FP  OIL100  136
    $1350.00
  • Details
    6/15/2020 - 6/19/2020
    Galveston TX
    FP  OIL100  137
    $1350.00
  • Details
    7/13/2020 - 7/17/2020
    Galveston TX
    FP  OIL100  138
    $1350.00
  • Details
    9/21/2020 - 9/25/2020
    Galveston TX
    FP  OIL100  139
    $1350.00
  • Details
    10/5/2020 - 10/9/2020
    Galveston TX
    FP  OIL100  140
    $1350.00
  • Details
    11/9/2020 - 11/13/2020
    Galveston TX
    FP  OIL100  141
    $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 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 in estuarine and coastal environments. You will assume leadership roles and direct simulated response operations under the supervision of the instructors.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Course Attire/Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 

  • For field exercises, TEEX will provide participants hard-hats, cloth working gloves, life jackets and disposable ear protection.
  • For classroom activities, participants must wear full length pants, closed-toe shoes, and short sleeve / long sleeve shirts (no sleeveless shirts).
  • Participants should bring foul weather gear if inclement weather is possible. 

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

Recommended

Physical Recommendation

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
  • Individuals who may be tasked with responding to oil spill incidents

Other Information

Class Location and Travel Information

Classes are conducted at

8609 Teichman Rd.
Galveston, Texas

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

Registration Questions

If you have trouble registering through the online registration system, contact the Marine Firefighting Program at (979) 845-1152 or Cynthia.Ford@teex.tamu.edu.

Contact Information

Kirk Richardson

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

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Policies

TEEX Policies


Participants are required to follow the guidelines in the ESTI Student Safety Manual.

Payment Information

  • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-2130
  • Purchase Order – Complete online registration and send a copy of PO documentation within 48 hours to Cynthia.Ford@teex.tamu.edu
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