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Marinas HAZWOPER Coastal Waters Inland Inland Waters Ext. Cold Weather Annual Refresher





OPA'90 and HAZWOPER - Hazardous Materials Technician Level - 
Annual Refresher Compliance

The Annual Refresher of Oil/Petroleum Products fulfills the Compliance Requirements for OPA'90 and OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response - HAZWOPER Requirements for Annual Refresher Training.  The Course includes a Complete Review and Update of Federal Regulations, Personal Protective Clothing and Decontamination Procedures and River Response Strategies including Cleanup Strategies.

24 Hours of Classroom Instruction and "Hands-on" Exercises are conducted over 3 Days.  This Course is offered on the First Three (3) Days of all Inland Waters Oil Spill Response Course Dates as well as on a Company Specific Basis.

Course Contents:
  • Boom Design and Construction

  • Calm Water Boom Deployment Techniques                               

  • Incident/Unified Command System

  • Applicable Governmental Regulations

  • Homeland Security

  • Fast Water Boom Deployment Techniques

  • Properties of Oil/Hazardous Substances

  • Toxicological Terminology and Behavior

  • Personal Protective Equipment

  • Decontamination Procedures

  • Oil Skimmers Selection and Use

  • Field Monitoring and Detection

  • Oil Sorbents and Chemical Agents

  • Oil Spills on Land and Small Waterways

Field Exercises:
  • Calm/Open Water Boom Deployment

  • Boat Handling and Boom Towing

  • River Boom Deployment Exercise

  • PPE - Levels B/C Decontamination

  • Oil/Petroleum Products Spill Simulation

  • Protective Breathing Apparatus Exercise


Training Schedule

Enrollment Form

Spill Response Training