Do My Employees Need To Be Trained?

YES. Employees handling oil products must be trained at least once a year. In addition, the employees must be trained on the proper operation and maintenance of the bulk oil facility to prevent spills and the proper response to control, contain, and clean up a spill.

SPCC plans also help save you time. By properly implementing your SPCC plan, you can train employees effectively and organize inspection checklists and records. However, writing an SPCC plan is not enough— employees must follow procedures to comply with SPCC regulations. EPA inspectors are looking for implementation through proper spill prevention, spill response, training, documentation, recordkeeping, and spill containment measures when they visit a facility.