The Canberra & Regions Oil Industry Emergency Response Group, Incorporated
CROIERG is an incorporated organisation whose membership is drawn from petroleum distributorships, specialist petroleum product transporters, oil companies and other organisations associated with fuels distribution and storage
Product recovery, vehicle or plant salvage and site restoration are facilitated by CROIERG’s well maintained store of equipment that includes a large number of specialised spill response trailers.
There are 34 spill response trailers available in strategic locations across New South Wales, the ACT, Victoria and Queensland.
The group concept is one of ‘Mutual Aid’ for equipment & supplies.
By pooling spill control, containment and clean-up equipment a large supply of specialised equipment is available affordably for the individual member.
The CROIERG Website is an important tool in the Group’s approach to all aspects of Emergency Response, including communications.
CROIERG has developed a specialist training courses for industry responders to road tanker incidents. The course is conducted by the Transport Industries Skills Centre (TISC) a Registered Training Organisation at their first class training facility at 441 Sutton Road Canberra (just outside Queanbeyan). The training courses are nationally recognised and successful participants at the Practical Responder 3-Day Course receive the Bulk Tanker Emergency Responder Card, which is endorsed by AFAC (Australasian Fire & Emergencies Authorities Council)
This is the only nationally accredited training courses of their type in Australia