Monday 11/12/07 Schedule – EPA’s Volunteer Training

The Kill the Spill Crew (KTS) would like to alert you to the following training. 

Check back here or http://www.zunasurf.com for other updates.

The KTS position on the EPA program:  “We highly encourage as many folks to attend, as we trust the EPA process to enable us to attain official status.  We need folks to report back.  If the first half is not successful or doesn’t meet our expectations,  we’ll continue forward to organize a Monday sunset cleanup at Ocean Beach.    If it is well-run, we’ll continue facilitate more EPA-run training sessions.  Our EPA contacts have advised us that this training has been condensed down from their normal 24 hours training program.

Monday November 12, 2007 at 8:00AM – the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will offer a four hour course to interested volunteers who want to be involved in the cleaning of San Francisco beaches.

Location:

United Irish Cultural Center
2700 45th Avenue (Near Sloat Blvd and the Zoo)  San Francisco, CA
Training: 8:00AM to 12:00PM
Training will consist of instruction on how to handle hazardous waste, the use of the personal protective equipment and protocols for disposal. At the end of the training, participants will be provided a record of their certification to work in supervised crews to clean up oil from the beaches and other coastal areas in San Francisco. The certification will only be for this oil spill.

Lunch: 12:00 to 1:00PM
Clean-up Deployment: 1:00PM to 4:30PM
Teams will be organized and deployed to Ocean Beach under the supervision of Hazwopper trained city employees. They will be provided appropriate personal protective equipment and deployed in teams of seven to one. There will be buses available to shuttle teams to other areas along Ocean Beach. The Contractor will provide the PPE and disposal systems.
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One Response

  1. KTS is working with the EPA on confirming a class for Wednesday November 12 @ 6pm.

    Please stay tuned, this is tentative.

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