The aim of the training is to train staff for cleaning-up oil spills in inland waters and overland. The course program includes the study of personal protective equipment and how to use them. The course also gives an idea of assessing the risks of the working environment and the organization of preventive measures to prevent oil and oil products spills.
The course will cover topics covering the chemical and physical properties of petroleum products and their difference from substances that dissolve in water; will talk about mechanical equipment for localisation and clean-up of oil spills, and about different sorbents and the differences in their use. The course provides practical training in oil spill localisation and clean-up using sorbents both in water and overland.
The course covers topics on job safety, fire safety and the use of personal protective equipment when working with oil products. The topic of proper management of waste generated during clean-up of spills will also be discussed.
The total duration of the course is 16 academic hours (2 days), consisting of 11 hours of theoretical studies and 5 academic hours of practical training.
Upon completion of the course, a corresponding certificate is issued, confirming the completion of the course and qualifications for the safe elimination of the consequences of oil spills.
- Oil, oil products and the resulting pollution, oil pollution;
- Equipment for detection and clean-up of spills in inland waters and overland;
- Sorbents and their use overland and in inland waters;
- Job safety, fire safety and the use of personal protective equipment when working with oil products and oil;
- Waste management during and after spill clean-up;
- Organization of the working environment and taking preventive measures to prevent spills and leaks.