online Course

Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure


Please contact Tori Bates if you are interested in this course. or 469-709-2202

Course Description

This course provides an in-depth review of the federal requirements for SPCC plans and a complete analysis of the development of SPCC rules and regulations. Development of SPCC plans requires detailed knowledge of the facility and the potential effects of any oil spill. This course provides information about the current SPCC regulations, contingency plans, facility response plans, and reporting requirements to help prevent oil spills that could reach navigable waters of the United States or adjoining shorelines.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the most updated SPCC regulations
  • Prepare, review, and design SPCC Plans
  • Describe the importance of Emergency Management at facilities
  • Identify the substantial harm criteria
  • Design and implement Facility Response Plan and Integrated Contingency Plan

Topics Covered

Lesson 1: Spill Prevention and Release Reporting

  • Pollution Prevention
  • SPCC Amendments
  • SPCC Rule
  • The SPCC Plan
  • Secondary Containment Requirements
  • Oil Spills

Lesson 2: CWA: Compliance and Monitoring

  • Facility Inspections
  • Security Requirements
  • Emergency Management
  • Discharge Response