The UAB Department of Occupational Health & Safety's mission is to ensure that our customers have a safe workplace by providing them with the service and knowledge necessary to protect themselves, the UAB community, and the environment.

Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures (SPCC)

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) closely monitors what is and is not allowed into the sewers and surface waters. any UAB employee working with oil is required to complete training on Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC). The ES001: Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures (SPCC) course is designed to teach those working with petroleum products and waste, how to:
  • Properly handle and store petroleum products
  • Properly dispose of waste in compliance with ADEM regulations
  • Respond to spills
  • Report spills to the appropriate entity

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