Responder training and exercises are essential pre-conditions for effective marine spill response, which requires personnel who understand and can perform a variety of emergency response and incident management functions. When a marine spill occurs, the issue of health and safety, both for the public and marine spill responders, is a serious consideration and identifying the principal issues, their degree of severity, and the practical steps that can be taken to minimize the impact of the spill is critical.

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