Safety and Health Awareness for Oil Spill Cleanup Workers (ENV-2.2)

Safety and Health Awareness for Oil Spill Cleanup Workers (ENV-2.2)

Learning objectives

  • Recognize how to identify and control hazards during response and cleanup phases
  • Recognize the role of a first responder, awareness level individual in response to an oil spill
  • Recognize the characteristics of a spill response
  • Recognize the characteristics of oil and the risks associated with oil spills
  • Recognize what an oil spill is

Course overview

Oil spill cleanup is a messy business, but one that can save and revitalize an area's ecosystem. Learners that complete this course will receive an overview detailing possible hazards associated with oil spill cleanup work, specifically in the U.S. Gulf Coast region. This training is based on materials developed by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, together with OSHA, which focus on the necessary hazard awareness and safety training for all oil spill workers. This course is designed for all individuals who will participate or are already are participating in oil spill cleanup work, and who will have minimal contact oil with spill products.
  • 62 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English
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