Spill Response Training and Exercises
Industry members dedicate significant time and resources to training and exercise activities. Industry regularly participates in and leads activities in order to coordinate and refine response efforts for a variety of spill scenarios. Training and exercises are critical to a successful preparedness and response effort and are included in National and Area Contingency Plans as well as Facility Response Plans.
Training and exercise activities include a variety of participants, including spill management teams, field responders, regulators, and local community members. These efforts enable participants to work together in conducting simulated responses to hypothetical incidents in order to demonstrate proficiency and validity of response plans.