Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure

This course presents an in-depth view of the federal requirements for Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) plans. It also provides 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. Thus, this course includes such information as the current SPCC regulations, contingency plans, facility response plan, and reporting requirements to help prevent oil spills that could reach navigable waters of the United States or adjoining shorelines.

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss the SPCC rule purpose and requirements
  • Determine if the SPCC rule applies to a specific facility
  • Identify the requirements of an SPCC plan
  • Determine if an oil discharge can reasonably be expected in quantities that may be harmful
  • Determine if a container meets the capacity requirements
  • Discuss the requirements of an SPCC plan review
  • Describe the required content and purpose of facility diagrams
  • Discuss the requirements and provisions for secondary containment systems
  • Identify the reporting requirements for oil spills and permitted releases
  • Discuss the purpose of and procedures for facility inspections
  • Identify the components of the facility response plan
  • Discuss the National Contingency Plan
  • Discuss the Integrated Contingency Plan requirements
  • Identify the security requirements for SPCC regulated facilities

Quiz Info:

  • Five questions at the end of each lesson
  • No mastery required

Final Exam Info:

  • 20 questions
  • 50% passing score

Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure


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