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Top Tips in Choosing the Right Spill Response Kit

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Having spill response kits stationed at high risks areas in your warehouse, factory or plant is crucial. This will not only enable you to be environmentally responsible but also compliant to the OHS&W Requirements. As you might very well know, non-compliance to EPA and the government environmental regulations can result to thousands of dollars in fines.

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Top Tips in Choosing the Right Spill Response Kit

  1. 1. Do you know that selecting the right spill kit can be an overwhelming task?
  2. 2. WHY? WHY?WHY?
  3. 3. Because of the number of factors to considerwhen designing, resourcing and locating spill kits.
  4. 4. So here’s the TOP TIPS to keep in mind!
  5. 5. Know the basic Spill Kits
  6. 6. Know the basic Spill Kits
  7. 7. Hydrocarbon (oil and fuel only)
  8. 8. Hydrocarbon (oil and fuel only) designed to deal with water-based non-hazardousliquids such as coolants or water-based paints as well as hydrocarbons
  9. 9. General Purpose Spill Kit
  10. 10. General Purpose Spill Kithas absorbents that also deals with water-based non- hazardous liquids such as coolants or water-based paints as well as hydrocarbons
  11. 11. Chemical Spill Kit
  12. 12. Chemical Spill Kit best for most chemical liquids such as acids, bases andgeneral chemicals but can also absorb hydrocarbons and general fluids
  13. 13. Acid/Alkali Neutraliser Spill Kit
  14. 14. Acid/Alkali Neutraliser Spill Kitcontains specific purpose neutraliser absorbent powders
  15. 15. Special Fluid Spill Kit
  16. 16. Special Fluid Spill Kitrecommended for specific risk liquids such as body fluids, mercury, formaldehyde etc
  17. 17. Know your liquids and chemicals
  18. 18. Know your liquids and chemicalsKnow the liquids or chemicals you areusing in your company. From there, youwill then know which of the basic spill kitsmentioned earlier is best for you.
  19. 19. Know the maximum volume of liquid that is likely to spill in high risk areas
  20. 20. Know the maximum volume of liquid that is likely to spill in high risk areasDetermine the largest amount ofliquid that could be spilt from onecontainer or holding tank in yourhigh risk areas.
  21. 21. Know who to call
  22. 22. Know who to callSo be sure to have a backupteam to help you manage spillsand prevent further damage.
  23. 23. call one of the most notable and awarded spillspecialists in South Australia, Prenco Environmental.
  24. 24. call one of the most notable and awarded spillspecialists in South Australia, Prenco Environmental. call 08 8294 7711
  25. 25. call one of the most notable and awarded spillspecialists in South Australia, Prenco Environmental. call 08 8294 7711 or visit http://www.prenco.com.au/ for more information

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