The Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) will be coordinating a southern First Nations Spills and Emergency Response Planning Training course on March 1, 2011 at Mnjikaning (Rama) Community Hall.

The course will start at 8:30am March 1, 2011 and will conclude at 4:30pm, March 1, 2011. This training will benefit public works managers, housing/facility managers, Tribal Council technical staff and others who are responsible for petroleum fuel storage tanks and facilities. This training has been designed for managers responsible for the management of petroleum fuel storage tanks with an emphasis on compliance with federal regulations

This training will cover the following topics: regulations, product identification, petroleum product hazards, risk assessment, spill emergency plans, spill approach, operation and maintenance basics, product transfers and a demonstration on how to use the contents of a spill kit.

Funding assistance from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada has made this training possible. The OFNTSC will be delivering the training in conjunction with Stantec, OFNTSC’s CRTP: Fuel Systems Management Program, and Environment Canada.

Accommodations for registered participants only will be provided at the Days Inn, across from Casino Rama. Registered participants will also have their travel and meals covered for the duration of their stay. Only one registered participant from each First Nation/Tribal Council will be accepted. There are only 25 spots for registered participants and they will be served on a first come first serve basis.


for more information on this training please contact Stephanie Allen at  416 651 1443 ext.243 or by email



Spills and Emergency Response Planning Training

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