IMO HNS – OPRC Model Training Course

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The International Maritime Organization (IMO) developed the International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation (OPRC Convention) in 1990. The governments of many countries now ratify this convention. It is the primary international instrument for implementing effective national response systems and international cooperation mechanisms in major oil spills. The OPRC Convention obliges governments to establish exercises for organizations involved in oil pollution response and relevant personnel training. It also calls on the IMO to develop a comprehensive training program in cooperation with interested governments and industry.

Imo Oprc model training courses were designed to complement the suite of existing IMO OPRC model courses for preparedness and response to marine oil spills and courses for preparedness and response to marine incidents involving hazardous and noxious substances.

Training can be included as part of a package or provided on an individual product basis.

MAVI DENIZ’s certified professionals and technical team have considerable experience for many years.

MAVI DENIZ also organizes seminars for shipping, environmental professionals, students, environmental, worker safety and health managers, volunteers from schools, technical colleges, universities, transportation, oil, terminal, port companies, and municipalities & local authorities.

In addition to high-quality oil spill response equipment, Mavi Deniz offers practical, value-added, and cost-effective training ;

The IMO HNS – OPRC Model Courses :

  • IMO Level 1 Operational Staff
    To provide operator-level personnel responsible for undertaking on-site clean-up operations with a complete overview of the various techniques available for recovering spilled oil and cleaning polluted shorelines to become effective members of an oil spill response team and be aware of other issues that are occurring during a spill.
  • IMO Level 2 Supervisors and on-scene commanders
    To provide trained and experienced personnel with significant management responsibilities under the relevant contingency plan to coordinate and supervise response operations and deliver a timely, organized and effective response.
  • IMO Level 3 Senior management personnel
    To provide an awareness of senior personnel’s roles and responsibilities in managing oil spills of national significance and the many, often competing challenges presented to them during a major spill. Senior representatives of all groups mentioned in the national contingency plan, or who could be involved in a Tier 3 response, need to be brought together to learn about issues through discussions with specialists and to develop a national coordinated/integrated response process for the management of major spills.
  • IMO Refresher Level 1-3
    Any person in an oil pollution-related role would benefit from a knowledge-building refresher with new technologies, rules, and regulations.
  • IMO HNS – First responders, supervisors, and On-Scene Commanders – Operational Level
    Consider the challenges and dangers of an HNS response and key components of response.
    Discuss the behavior of chemicals and their physical and chemical characteristics and look at different dangerous goods classes.
    The response section will look at the different aspects of the response, including emergency response organizations, how to respond to HNS incidents, the safety aspects of response, decontamination, and disposal options for HNS waste post-operational activity.
  • HNS – Administrators and Senior Managers – Manager Level
    Discuss the IMO’s role, the legislation that affects the carriage of HNS, and the compensation and liability regimes.
    We will look at the different forms of interaction that can take place with the media and highlight some does and don’ts when dealing with reporters.
    The training will also look at the purpose of contingency planning, what considerations need to be taken when writing a contingency plan, and explain the purpose of sensitivity mapping and what factors are involved.
  • HNS Refresher Level 1-3
    Any person in an oil pollution-related role would benefit from a knowledge-building refresher with new technologies, rules, and regulations.
  • Training can deliver in your facility at a date that suits all personnel./li>
  • Training enhance response role familiarity and team performance by training together.
  • Training, greater familiarity with company resources, and response materials.