Use your initiative and thought processes to understand the strategies and challenges of incident management and develop your knowledge of the complexities of equipment deployment with our practical exercise.
This IMO Level 3 equivalent training course will give you an insight into some of the key complexities that you may face during an oil spill incident and the tools to use to overcome these. The interactivity of this course allows you to use your initiative and thought processes throughout to understand the challenges of incident management. You can also witness first-hand the difficulties faced in deploying equipment with a hands-on practical exercise. The course will give you a structured journey of an oil spill incident, from the causes and fates of oil spills through to incident termination.
This course is ideal for those required to be an Incident Commander during an oil spill incident and also for those in a position of government who are likely to be involved in emergency response to represent their jurisdiction. It is also ideal for the following personnel:
- Those responsible for emergency response management and command of oil spill response incidents
- Decision-making managers within the oil, gas and shipping industries
- Individuals performing the role of an Executive Commander, Incident Controller or Incident Commander in an Emergency Response Team
- People belonging to regulatory or statutory bodies associated with emergency response
- Senior officials from Government agencies involved with spill response (Environment, Coastguard, Navy and Army)
- Harbourmasters, Port Captains, and Incident Managers at large ports.
This comprehensive course looks at the fundamentals of incident management, from legal frameworks to support during an incident through to response strategies and effective communications.
This course will give you the knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
- The International Conventions and legal frameworks in place that can support an incident
- Roles of Government Agencies and industry during an incident
- Effective implementation of contingency plans
- Comprehension of the incident strategies and tactics that could be implemented throughout a response
- Appreciation of the additional hazards faced by responders during an incident
- Media expectations and effective communications whilst protecting your company's reputation.
During this course, you will cover the following topics:
- Effective emergency response contingency planning and implementation in a spill
- Consequences of oil spills
- Safety-first culture in response
- Spill response options and resource requirements
- Boundaries and roles of Government Agencies and the Industry
- Understanding public relations (PR), media expectations and how to communicate with the media and general public effectively
- International conventions and legal frameworks
- Protecting your organisation's reputation
- Understanding how and when to terminate a response