Is Your Spill Training Up to Date?

Tragedy struck on April 20, 2010 with the infamous Gulf Coast oil spill. Since then, BP has had to respond with recovery efforts to clean up our environment, our gulf communities and our coastal economies at a cost of over $8 billion to date on claims and clean up. This doesn’t even count the lost man hours and unrecoverable damages to our waters and wildlife which may be incalculable!

Spotlight on ECATTS courses to help prevent disasters like this:

Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) — Covers spill prevention and planning, ways to prevent the potential for spills, basic spill response, reporting, storage tank requirements and storage tank discharge.

Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) — Supports OSHA’s HCS 29 CFR 1910.1200 which requires employers to inform employees of the hazards of workplace chemicals to which they are exposed. Also designed to protect against chemical source illnesses and injuries by ensuring that everyone is provided sufficient information to recognize chemical hazards and take appropriate protective measures.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) — Complements all training in keeping personnel safe while doing their job.

Prevention and education are key. ECATTS strives to provide the best learning tools to keep you knowledgeable on the proper regulations and procedures to keep you and your environment safe.

 

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