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Qualified Individual Spill Mgmt. Team Equip. Deployment



The Oil Pollution Act of 1990 Compliance - Qualified Individual (QI) Training - 
3 Days/24 Hours

The Goal of this Training is to Prepare the Qualified Individual (QI) to Manage an Oil Spill Incident as the Designated QI and/or On Scene Incident Commander and that he/she be Fully Capable to Perform the following duties:

  • Have Full Authority to Implement Removal Action;

  • Commit the Financial Resources of the Company to Prevent or Clean up an Oil Spill;

  • Communicate with the appropriate Federal Officials and the Persons Providing Personnel and Equipment for the Spill;

  • Ensure the Response Resources Identified by the Facility Plan Holder will Commence Appropriate Response Actions in a Timely Manner.

24 Hours of Classroom Instruction over 3 Days.  This Course is offered as both an Open Enrollment and a Company Specific Course.

Course Contents:
  • Roles, Responsibilities and Authorities of the QI

  • Applicable Governmental Regulations

  • Homeland Security 

  • Media Relations

  • Incident/Unified Command System

  • Crisis Management

  • PREP Exercise Program

  • Notification and Documentation Procedures

  • Facility, Area and National Contingency Plans

  • Available Resources - Private/Governmental

  • Roles of Federal/State Environmental Agencies

  • Oil Spill Response Strategies

  • Duties and Roles of Spill Management Team

  • Incident Command System

  • Spill Trajectory Demonstration

  • Public Affairs/Media Presentation

  • Spill Management Team Tabletop


Training Schedule

Enrollment Form

PREP Exercises & Training