P. O. Box 2638,  Ranchos de Taos, NM 87557                                     

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



The Oil Pollution Act of 1990 and OSHA 1910.120 (q) (6) (iii) - HAZWOPER Compliance -
 Hazardous Materials Technician Level for Oil/Petroleum Products Spill Response - 
5 Days/45 Hours

This Course teaches the skills required to Properly Plan For, Respond To, Manage and Clean Up Oil/Petroleum Products Spills which occur in Inland Fast Waters and on Land.

Emphasis is placed on ICS Team Building, the Safe Selection and Implementation of Appropriate Response Techniques, Strategies and Utilization of Oil Spill Equipment, Materials, and Manpower, Spill Containment, Recovery and Cleanup in Fast Rivers, Streams, Ditches, Lakes, Ponds, and on Land.

45 Hours of Classroom Instruction and "Hands-on" Exercises are conducted over 5 Days.  Training culminates in a Full Scale Oil/Petroleum Products Response Exercise.

This Course is offered as both an Open Enrollment and Company Specific Course.

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

  • Notification and Documentation Procedures

Field Exercises:
  • Calm/Open Water Boom Deployment

  • Boat Handling and Boom Towing

  • Breathing Apparatus Demonstration

  • River Boom Deployment Exercises

  • Protective Breathing Exercise

  • PPE - Levels B/C Decontamination

  • Oil/Petroleum Products Spill Simulation

Training Schedule

Enrollment Form

Spill Response Training