For Supply With Every  Custom-filled  Emergency Spill Kits Project Sales Corp Visakhapatnam 530020 Andhra Pradesh +91-891-...
Emergency Spill Response Guide 1. Take action   When a spill occurs - it is imperative to take immediate action. Make sure...
3. Minimize damage & stop further contamination  After finding out where the origin of the spill is - try to prevent  furt...
5. Begin clean up   Using materials at hand, the clean up job can begin. Materials used could include sorbents in forms of...
<ul><li>    7. Dispose of used clean up materials according to local  regulations.  When using absorbent materials to clea...
9. Review contingency plans and procedures If one does not already have a contingency plan in place, one should seriously ...
Always keep in mind the following on spill kits: 1. When you do not know the material that is spilled, expect the worst. 2...
This is an emergency response handbook for spills designed to be included with all Custom Spill Kits. For further informat...
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Project Sales Corp - Emergency Response Guide

  1. 1. For Supply With Every Custom-filled Emergency Spill Kits Project Sales Corp Visakhapatnam 530020 Andhra Pradesh +91-891-2564393 +91-98851-49412
  2. 2. Emergency Spill Response Guide 1. Take action When a spill occurs - it is imperative to take immediate action. Make sure that the area is immediately secured and that only authorized people are at the scene of the accident. Determine what has happened- what liquid has leaked out, approximately how much and call for help if required.      2. In case of hazardous spills, make sure to wear protective clothing! The most important thing during a spill or any accident is to make sure that one is protected in a way so that one does not cause harm to one self or others. Start by wearing protective clothing in ways of gloves, goggles, body suits, and eventual breathing apparatus if so required.         
  3. 3. 3. Minimize damage & stop further contamination After finding out where the origin of the spill is - try to prevent  further contamination. In other words - if a drum has tipped over or a tank has a rupture - take preventative methods to minimize further spillage. One can either plug the hole or move the leaking container in a way so that it no longer leaks or at least minimizes the problem. Use Socs to contain the spill from spreading.   4. Seal drains, contain the situation In order to achieve this, one must first make sure that sufficient effective materials are available to do this. Mini-booms (SOC's) and drain-covers (SPC)  and SPC Drain Plugs are very effective to contain a spill. If the spill is in  the water - containment booms combined with sorbent booms are an effective way of preventing further spreading of the liquid at hand. Socs are the most ideal for spill containment where secondary containment is not available for immediate response. The clean up can be done by pads, rolls, pillows as available in the spill kits.
  4. 4. 5. Begin clean up Using materials at hand, the clean up job can begin. Materials used could include sorbents in forms of pads, rolls, mini-booms, pillows, booms and sweeps. Other materials frequently used include skimmers when the spill is on water. For some spills, a loose weight granular absorbent could also considered as useable. See if your kit has these, else use the pads, rolls and pillows available in the kit for cleanup. 6. Contact authorities Especially when dealing with environmentally hazardous liquids such as chemicals, acids and petroleum-based liquids, authorities have to be contacted. This way, any resources that the authorities may have - such as Fire Brigades, Ambulances etc. can be deployed. The authorities will also be able to give good advice as to how to deal with the spill. It might also be a good idea to contact insurance companies if such policies are in place. Your HSE Manager would have a copy of the Emergency Response Guidebook for Hazardous Materials and should be immediately contacted if you have any questions when handling a spill emergency.  
  5. 5. <ul><li>  7. Dispose of used clean up materials according to local  regulations. When using absorbent materials to clean up a spill - make sure that the local regulations are followed when it comes to disposing of materials. Note that the sorbents take on the characteristics of the absorbed material and should be disposed thereafter as per local regulations. </li></ul><ul><li>     8. Re-stock clean up materials. It may not seem important at the time, but it will become very important if another spill occurs and there is insufficient stock off materials for containment and clean up. It is comparable to having a fire and not having a fire extinguisher at hand. After reviewing point 9, it is suggested to return here and make sure all preparations are done and all materials are in place. Contact your local distributor, Project Sales Corp for further help on this point. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  6. 6. 9. Review contingency plans and procedures If one does not already have a contingency plan in place, one should seriously consider preparing one. It is very important to be prepared for &quot;the worst&quot;. If one is prepared and has the proper procedures it is much easier to handle this type of situation. With proper preparation and adequate procedures it is much easier to handle this type of a situation. Consultants can assist in developing procedures and selecting materials. What happened during the spill has to be reviewed and several question have to be asked: Do we have a plan to handle this kind of a situation? Is this plan complete? Do we have sufficient equipment and materials to handle the situation? What corrective methods have to be taken?
  7. 7. Always keep in mind the following on spill kits: 1. When you do not know the material that is spilled, expect the worst. 2. Oil Only sorbents works with oils mostly and do not absorb water. They can be used with oils spills on land and water. 3. For containing a spill from spreading use the socs provided in the spill kit. 4. For cleaning up spills, use the pads in the kit where available, else use the oil only pillows provided in the kits. 5. For any chemical spills, use the Hazmat absorbents included in the kit. Check the spill kit drum labels to make sure the kit is intended for use on chemical spills. 6. Oil only sorbents do not work on chemical spills so ensure you have chemical sorbents when working with chemical spills. 7. Hazmat Socs are to be used for containment and pads for quick clean up. 8. When in doubt, ask. Consult your HSE Department for more information. WORK SAFELY, NOT BECAUSE YOU ARE TOLD TO.. WORK SAFELY BECAUSE YOU WANT TO !
  8. 8. This is an emergency response handbook for spills designed to be included with all Custom Spill Kits. For further information, please feel free to write to us or consult your HSE Department Manager. All our spill management products customers receive a separate complete Guide Book for Emergency Procedures by courier and would be happy to assist you further on your training needs to handle spill management and detailed information relating to chemicals in workplace. Brady SPC, Spilltech and Solents Sorbents are marketed in Andhra Pradesh by Project Sales Corp. For any immediate assistance for stocks replenishments or any questions relating to this kit, please contact Satish Agrawal on +91-98851-49412.

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