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Course Title:
Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) Training

Course Description:
Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) is a 60-minute session presented by the Environmental Compliance Officer. The training program is conducted to ensure personnel understand and are properly instructed to perform their responsibilities under the SPCC Plan, and includes but is not limited to:

  • Overview of the contents of the SPCC Plan
  • Overview of applicable pollution control laws, rules and regulations
  • Proper operation and maintenance of equipment to prevent discharges
  • Inspections
  • Fueling Procedures
  • Familiarization with applicable environmental, health, and safety hazards associated with oil
  • Spill response procedures and equipment and possible spill scenarios

Who Must Attend?
Brown University personnel whose job duties involve the handling or management of oil are required to complete the SPCC training program.

When Must Initial Training be Completed?
New personnel with job duties that involve the handling or management of oil receive SPCC training prior to working unsupervised.

How Often Must I Attend a Refresher Course?
SPCC Training is required annually.

Trainer Contact Information:
Environmental Compliance Officer at 401-863-3850

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Last updated on 08/24/2006