< > D181 - Oil Spill Responder Safety Guide: IPIECA Report Series Volume 11

Author(s) /Editors Baker, J.M.
Publishing Organisation International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA), London, UK
Wildpro Website Link Website Ref - W554 - International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA)
Date most recently updated 2002
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When an oil spill occurs, the issue of Health and Safety, both for the public and oil spill responders, is of critical concern, and should form the cornerstone of all oil spill preparatory measures. This task is made especially difficult duringa spill, because of the vast array of tasks - each with their own Health and Safety issues, and often in conflict with each other - that need to be analysed and prioritized. This document provides a broad based guide which focuses on the practical and technical considerations during oil spill planning and response operations, including:

  • Management of Safety

  • Risk Assessment

  • Physical and Chemical safety issues during response operations

  • Volunteer Management
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