Spills of toxic chemicals and oils can happen in the workplace, even with preventative measures in place. Should a spill take place, spill reporting is essential for various reasons, including preventing it from recurring.
Oil spills have a devastating effect on the environment. With large oil companies operating around the world, the risk of oil spills is greater than ever. Oil spills in the last several decades have disrupted reef ecosystems, wildlife breeding grounds and coastal environments. Food chains become unbalanced and reduced growth of species occurs in the local ecosystem.
Oil is one of the most important resources in the modern era. However, oil spills impact the environment and local ecosystems which can lead to irreversible effects. With today’s technology, there are lots of options to help prevent and clean up oil spills. Here at Ecospill, we have a dedicated team to ensure our spill kits are of the highest quality and are compliant with industry regulations. In this article, we take a closer look at 10 of the largest oil spills in history.
Most popular posts
Effective Workplace Spill Response in 4 Steps
Chemicals are present in many workplaces, from laboratories to office environments. Chemicals are hazardous and can be deadly when misused or in the case of an incident. Chemical use ranges from one workplace to the next. Some chemicals are for production. Others are for cleaning purposes. They can also be to lubricate equipment or to […]
Chemical Spill Kit
Eco Spill provides a range of Chemical Spill Kit solutions. These spill kits cover hydrocarbon (fuel), chemical and marine kits. We offer a range of fuel and oil spill kits, general purpose spill kits, hazchem spill kits, premium spill kits, marine spill kits, spill trailers and spill kit accessories.
6 Steps to Dealing With Diesel Spills
Diesel and other petroleum-based substances are particularly dangerous. They are also among the most widely used and transported hazardous substances. Reducing the possibility of diesel spills in the workplace by taking preventative measures is key. However, accidents, leaks and other unforeseen events can still occur. So, it’s important to have an effective spill response plan […]
Spill Kits and Legislation | What Are You Responsible For?
The merits of keeping up to date with your spill kits goes well beyond a personal sense of pride for keeping your local environment clean and protected. You are helping to ease the burden borne by the environment, leaving it as pristine – or more so – than you found it. As we learn more […]