Understanding the behviour of chemicals spilled on water is mandatory to deal with incidents involving HNS (Hazardous and Noxious Substances). Anticipation and solid knowledge of transported substances will help to mitigate the consequences for humans and the environment.
Training course objectives
This online courses is intended for local authorities, seafarers on board chemical tankers, bulk and gas carriers or container ship and anyone interested in gaining a better understanding the fate of HNS spills and the consequences for the environment and human health.
Following the course, you will be able to:
- Identify relevant information and parameters affecting the behaviour of HNS spilled on water;
- Anticipate impacted areas (atmosphere, water surface, water column or seabed);
- Refer to appropriate codes and regulations;
- Reduce risks and impacts on the environment and/or human health by taking measures according to the characteristics of the HNS.