Spill Prevention Awareness

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Spill Prevention Awareness

  1. 1. If you have any questions regarding this program please contact Fort Buchanan Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division at (787) 707-3522/3575 All spill events are to be reported to the Environmental Division, call 787-354-1861 / 787-707-3575 Fort Buchanan Slideshare® Site Scan it! •The procedures spelled out in your facility Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures Plan are your official guide to response to spills, these are general guidelines. * — Notify your supervisor, co-workers and others in the area. — Do not try to rescue or help injured people unless you are sure You will be safe, keep people out of the area. — Otherwise, use absorbent materials on small spills and leaks rather than washing down or burying the spill. — Lay enough absorbent material to prevent the spilled material reach gutters, storm drains and/or watercourses. — Contaminated absorbent materials should be promptly removed and disposed of properly. — Leave the area if the spill cannot be readily contained, or if it presents an immediate danger to life or health. In general, evacuate upwind. In case of large uncontrolled spills, fire or explosions; activate emergency procedures and contact the Fire Department, call 787-707-5911 / 4911. Compliance steps into Spill Prevention Respond Report Prevent Prepare Drills, response exercises and training help all to be prepared for different scenarios so that everyone knows how to use emergency systems, equipment and tools properly, efficiently and safely. If you are not trained, do not try to clean up a spill yourself. Leave the cleanup to trained personnel, such as the Fire Department Hazardous Materials Response Team .

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