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OSC 201
Offered by U.S. EPA
Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation

OSC 201 is an intermediatelevel training course that expands on the Removal Process course to prepare On-Scene Coordinators (OSC) for the rigors of everyday removal action site activities. The instructional methodology will include a response case study to provide participants an opportunity to apply the skills learned during the course. By taking the course, participants will achieve the following objectives:

  • Understand how to apply a Removal Site Strategy Model to a project. The course reviews this effective conceptual tool in managing the factors that influence the cleanup at a removal site.
  • Learn project management skills, including organization of a project, forecasting resources and personnel, planning meetings, documenting site activities and tracking schedules and costs. The course prepares OSCs for the daily challenges they will encounter during a removal action and an emergency response.
  • Learn to navigate through the daily tasks of the removal process and adapt to changing site circumstances. The course includes a response case study to provide participants an opportunity to apply the skills learned during the course.
  • Understand the keys to conducting a removal action that is consistent with the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP). The course takes a hands-on practitioner's approach to removal and emergency response management, based on the perspective of field operations, and focuses on attaining the response action goals.

OSC 201 is a 2 ½-day training course designed for OSCs with at least two to three years of experience, particularly in the field at removal actions and who may have assisted other OSCs with removal actions or are now preparing to take the lead in conducting a large-scale removal action. Other environmental professionals, such as Remedial Project Managers (RPM) with removal experience, site assessment managers (SAM), federal, state, tribal and local emergency response personnel also may benefit from the course. THIS COURSE IS NOT OPEN TO CONTRACTORS. The Removal Process course is a prerequisite for EPA employees who would like to attend OSC 201.

*This course is offered free of charge to all registrants who are confirmed to attend.*

Contact information for this course: Austin Oelschlager (ICF International) by telephone at 703.251.0350 or via e-mail at austin.oelschlager@icfi.com

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Bullet  Philadelphia, PA
  December 08, 2014 - December 10, 2014
Bullet  San Francisco, CA
  December 09, 2013 - December 11, 2013
Bullet  Boston, MA
  June 17, 2013 - June 19, 2013
Bullet  Kansas City, MO
  December 10, 2012 - December 12, 2012
Bullet  Edison, NJ
  September 17, 2012 - September 19, 2012
Bullet  New Orleans, LA
  October 17, 2011 - October 19, 2011
Bullet  Arlington, VA
  October 04, 2010 - October 06, 2010
Bullet  Baltimore, MD
  April 12, 2010 - April 14, 2010
Bullet  Denver, CO
  October 05, 2009 - October 07, 2009
Bullet  Chicago, IL
  October 20, 2008 - October 22, 2008
Bullet  Lenexa, KS
  December 03, 2007 - December 05, 2007
Bullet  Las Vegas, NV
  June 04, 2007 - June 06, 2007
Bullet  Philadelphia, PA
  December 11, 2006 - December 13, 2006
Bullet  Dallas, TX
  March 06, 2006 - March 08, 2006
Bullet  San Francisco, CA
  October 17, 2005 - October 19, 2005
Bullet  Chicago, IL
  March 07, 2005 - March 09, 2005
Bullet  Atlanta, GA
  June 14, 2004 - June 16, 2004
Bullet  Dallas, TX
  April 26, 2004 - April 28, 2004
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