silt socks in erosion control

Silt socks are a type of sack container filled with sediments and placed along with areas prone to soil erosion. Silt socks are used frequently because of their substantial benefits in minimising erosion control and stabilising banks. They are straightforward to use and cost-effective too.

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How do Coir Logs Help With Erosion Control?

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coir eosion logs

Coir is a natural fibre that comes from coconut husk, and it’s one of the core materials in ship ropes because of its strength, durability and resistance to water damage. It is now commonly used for erosion control by placing coir logs on the banks of water bodies. Coir logs are an excellent tool for restricting erosion while allowing the environment to flourish and stabilise the ground.

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How Should Cleaning Chemicals Be Stored?

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how should cleaning chemicals be stored

The hazards of cleaning chemicals are easy to overlook and mismanage due to their commonplace use in our personal and professional lives. You don’t have to be in the cleaning industry to be impacted by hazardous cleaning chemicals in your workplace. Their handling and storage must be planned for and organised to ensure the safety of your staff and work environment.

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Best Practices for Silt Fence Maintenance

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Silt Fence Maintenance

Silt fences provide a barrier on construction sites to stop the movement of sediments when the land and soil is disturbed. These fences must remain in place until the activities disturbing the ground are complete. This means they require maintenance to keep them performing effectively. Ecospill provides quality materials to establish and easily maintain silt fences on your site. In this article, we explain the steps for regular silt fence maintenance and tips to ensure your fence remains operational for a long time.

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Where You Should Store a Spill Kit

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Where you should store a spill kit

Spill kits are a comprehensive set of materials to contain and quickly clean a spillage in your workplace. If you work with hazardous chemicals, spills can cause severe harm to people, equipment, and the environment. Correctly storing your spill kits in a secure and accessible location is vital to minimize the danger of spillages. 

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how to use cleaning chemicals safelyPeople often forget the hazards of cleaning chemicals because they don’t use them in the same way as other hazardous chemicals. Chemicals used for cleaning can come with various potential dangers that threaten the health and safety of workers and workplaces. The risk is heightened for workers who use them daily, like cleaning machinery or equipment.

Ecospill exists to support Australian workplaces manage hazardous chemicals. In this article, we explain how to use cleaning chemicals safely and the materials to help achieve this safety.

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What are the Main Types of Spill Kits?

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main types of spill kits

Spill kits are the one-stop tool to manage liquid spills in your workplace. Spills are detrimental to the safety of your workplace, your staff and the environment. As the liquids and chemicals that Australian workplaces use range widely, different materials and techniques are needed to clean up different types. Ensuring that you have the appropriate spill kits on-site before a spill occurs is imperative to mitigate the risk of spills.

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Why You Should Use a Degreaser

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why you should use a degreaser

Cleaning isn’t much fun, especially when you don’t have the right products. If you need to clean grease, oil and grime then a degreaser should be your go-to. Degreasers are there to minimise wiping and scrubbing to do the job quickly. Many degreasers are water-based solvents that break apart the contaminants with ease. Degreasers are used for both industrial and commercial applications. 

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What is the Purpose of a Spill Kit?

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the purpose of a spill kit

A spill kit is an essential part of any Australian workplace that uses hazardous chemicals and hydrocarbons. Working with such materials carries a risk of spills. These spills can be harmful to you, your staff and the environment. So, it’s important to have a plan in place in case this happens. It’s also a legal requirement to have a spill kit. At Ecospill we lead the way in industrial spill kit supply and training. We are passionate about safety in the workplace. 

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