Documents & Downloads
An excellent non-technical rreference for the public on what to expect with an oil spill and how to deal with it.
Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council
These are folks who coped with the Exxon Valdez disaster. This is an excerpt from their web site with links to four excellent publications for the public.
"Gulf of Mexico oil spill - The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council would like to express our deepest empathy for the folks killed and injured by the rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico and those impacted, and soon to be impacted, by this oil spill.
For those affected by this spill, we have a wealth of information on the effects of major oil spills and many lessons learned from the Exxon Valdez oil spill, both environmental and psychological. Please visit the following pages on this website for more information.
- Coping with Techological Disasters - Free download of our guidebook for communities dealing with the effects of spilled oil
- Glossary - A glossary of terms for help in understanding technical reports
- Resources - A collection of resources available from the council.
- Community Based Response"
“Keeping Workers Safe During Oil Spill Response and Cleanup Operations.”
OSHA web site at http://www.osha.gov/oilspills/index.html. A comprehensive library of information dealing with oil spill hazards. Of primary interest is the section titled "Oil Spill Training Materials."