Two Day Course: Management and Practice

This is a two-day course combining classroom studies and hands-on experience in burning oil on water. The course is suitable for responders, managers and government regulators. It covers the basics of in situ burning, burning operations, fate and effects of burn emissions and residues, health and safety and regulatory control. Material is presented using lectures and problem-solving exercises, and includes hands-on experience with burning oil on water at the SL Ross laboratory. Presentations contain sufficient technical detail and product information to allow responders to plan effectively. New developments are presented and discussed in an operational context.

Course Outline

Fundamentals of In Situ Burning

Hands-On Experience

Burning Operations

Risks, Decision-Making and Monitoring

Recent Advances in Spill Response

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Last updated: June 7, 2011
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