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Spill Response Due Diligence

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Format: Online 


Spill Response Due Diligence (SRDD) is an applied, one-to-two-day, field-based course focusing on coastal, inland and freshwater applications and conditions. Attain skills, knowledge and abilities to confidently and effectively prevent and manage potential spills at a job site.


  • Conduct Incident & Environmental Assessment Techniques
  • Use a Fate & Effects information sheet on the dangerous good involved in the spill incident to make an informed decision on how to proceed with a response strategy
  • Conduct an environmental assessment to identify impact(s)
  • Implement effective sampling techniques at a spill incident
  • Develop and submit an effective Progress Report
  • Meet Provincial and Federal reporting requirements
  • Meet the test of Due Diligence
  • Develop an Emergency Response Plan and/or Geographic Response Plan
  • Identify and implement an effective response plan
  • Develop a prevention & preparedness plan
  • Choose and use spill response equipment effectively
  • Practice common containment, collection and recovery systems on water courses
  • Effectively compare and choose between treatment and disposal options
  • Employ Containment techniques and procedures for land-based spills
  • Contrast and apply the applicable legal requirements when transporting dangerous goods
  • Review and utilize the applicable industry standards that apply to the BC and Federal Fire Codes
  • Implement best management practices that apply to spill prevention, spill preparedness and response at remote field projects
  • Identify the hazards associated with a dangerous goods incident
  • Implement site security, notification, and response measures
  • Identify appropriate containment, recovery, cleanup, and disposal options
  • Compare and select best options involved in developing and implementing a site restoration plan
  • Use Approved Working Water Quality Guidelines and Provincial Land Use Criteria

This Course Includes

  • Spill Response Training Certificate (valid for 3 years)
  • Free, lifetime access


You are required to supply your own equipment:

  • Boots or waders (footwear)
  • High Visibility Vest
  • Hard Hat
  • Safety Glasses
  • Gloves
  • Notebook

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Next Available Course

There are no upcoming courses for Spill Response Due Diligence at this time, please check back again in the future or view our course schedule for more options.
For inquiries on this course, please contact NRTG at: 1-877-388-2172 or

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