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Confident Ambassadors - Aerial and Vessel Dispersant Operations

July, 2015

Description

This fact sheet summarises the operational capabilities and potential benefits of dispersant use at the water surface.

Recorded Webinar: Tiered Preparedness and Response

May, 2015 By: Paul Foley and Andy Nicoll

Recorded Webinar: Tiered Preparedness and Response

Tiered Preparedness and Response has long been recognised as a useful framework on which to establish a robust oil spill preparedness and response capability. While the fundamental components of Tiered Preparedness and Response remain unchanged, their application, implementation and communication have evolved to match the changing landscape of global oil spill response. Watch a recording of the Tiered Preparedness and Response Webinar to learn more.

Confident Ambassadors - Assessing Dispersant Use - Trade-offs

July, 2015

Description

This fact sheet summarises the trade-offs and evaluation factors used by decision makers to determine whether the use of dispersants is warranted for an oil spill.

Confident Ambassadors - Dispersant Use Approvals in the United States

July, 2015

Description

This fact sheet summarises in the process and decision-making required for dispersant use approval in United States waters.

Confident Ambassadors - Toxicity and Dispersants

July, 2015

Description

This fact sheet provides an overview of aquatic toxicity testing and the potential effects that may occur when dispersants are used to respond to oil spilled on water.

Confident Ambassadors - Fate of Oil

July, 2015

Description

This fact sheet summarises the primary weathering processes that affect and change the oil as it remains in the environment.

Confident Ambassadors - Dispersants and Human Health and Safety Considerations

July, 2015

Description

This fact sheet summarises the potential human health and safety considerations for dispersant use for the public and response workers.

Confident Ambassadors - Introduction to Dispersant

July, 2015

Description

This factsheet summarises what dispersants are, how they work, when their use is considered, and any associated environmental trade-offs and potential human health effects. 

Technical Information Sheet - Containment Toolkit

July, 2015

Description

This factsheet provides a technical overview of the SWIS Containment Toolkit.