Under the Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) regulations, owners & operators of facilities that process, store, handle, use or consume any oil or oil product (over a certain volume) must train their employees on the correct operation and maintenance of oil handling and spill prevention equipment and on the prevention of oil spills and releases.
SPCC for General Industry "By The Numbers"
The SPCC employee training program focuses on the following subjects: EPA regulations, Spill Clean Up & Response, Operations & Maintenance, Oil Transfers, Used Oil and Discharge Procedure Protocols. The SPCC training program includes the 29 minute full length version & the 19 minute condensed version of the videos. Also included are customizable PowerPoint templates for site-specific training allowing the trainer to edit, modify, reposition, or to delete material that may not be relevant.
SPCC for "Municipalities"
The 27-minute video program details the SPCC regulation for municipal employees. Subjects include: Regulations and the SPCC Plan, Operations & Maintenance, Oil Transfers, Used Oil and Discharge Procedure Protocols. The Training Kit includes video programs, Trainer's Guide, Employee quiz, (5) Quick Reference Booklets, and a PowerPoint template for site-specific training.
SPCC "Oil & Water - Do Not Mix"
This 19 minute training video instructs employees on SPCC Plans, oil pollution regulations, effective oil storage and oil transfer procedures. It also instructs employees on “discharge procedure protocols”: first response measures to take when a discharge is discovered. The program is designed to help regulated facilities comply with the final SPCC rule (40 CFR 112) last amended November 2009 that became fully effective 11/10/11 nationwide.
SPCC for Electric Utilities
This employee training kit is designed to help train employees and contractors who work at electric utilities on Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure, "SPCC" (40 CFR 112). This program addresses oil-filled electrical equipment such as transformers and circuit breakers as well as bulk tanks and portable storage containers. It shows employees what is expected of them when working at sub-stations, repair shops or other generation, transmission and distribution operations where oils and fuels are present. Created in cooperation with the Utilities Solid Waste Activities Group (USWAG) of the Edison Electric Institute. (23 minutes)
SPCC for California Facilities
The federal rule is called the Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) rule (40 CFR 112). The California rule is called the Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act (APSA). Both rules apply and are enforced in California. This 19½ minute video instructs employees on SPCC Plans, oil pollution regulations, effective oil storage and oil transfer procedures. It also instructs employees on “discharge procedure protocols”, first response measures to take when a discharge is discovered.
SPCC SOV (Small Oil Volume) "Controlling Oil"
Federal regulations require that employees at facilities that have the capacity to store or handle in excess of 1,320 gallons of any oil or oil product (gasoline, heating oil, lubricants, residual fuels, vegetable and animal oils and other “oils”) be trained on effective spill prevention measures. This 16 minute video instructs employees on first response measures to take when a discharge is discovered. The video also addresses site security: measures to take to protect oil handling facilities against vandalism and terrorism. This 'SOV' version is specifically tailored for facilities that store modest amounts of oil in smaller containers. (16 minutes)