Preparing Your Workshop To Deal With Spills

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We tend to think of spills as major events with broad media coverage. But the fact is, worksites with their everyday equipment, products and activities are at risk of spills too. 

Whether you’re a large, multi-employee warehouse, or a one-man workshop, if your business involves the storing, transporting or handling of liquids, you need to be ready to deal with spills. 

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Emergency Spill Kit Planning Tips

Businesses have an obligation to clean up spills as per the regulations set out by the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and Safe Work Australia.

Spill response is something that requires fast action. Spills don’t hang around waiting for you to nip to the shops to get something to clean them up with. So, being prepared with the correct spill kits on site is key. 

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If your workplace deals with hazardous chemicals, you need to have a comprehensive plan in place to manage chemical spill emergencies.

The most important part of your workplace spill response is in the planning phases. Your workplace response procedures need to be both organised and rehearsed.

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Effective spill containment makes for an easy clean-up process with minimal damage. Spill containment kits are essential for protecting the environment and your employees.
 
At Ecospill, we specialise in equipping businesses for effective, compliant spill response. In this blog, we explain the types of spill containment systems and why they’re important. 
 

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choosing a spill kit

A lot more goes into purchasing spill kits than the transaction itself. Choosing a spill kit that is right for your business is key to running a safe workplace.

In this article, we help you work out your business’s specific spill kit needs. Additionally, you’ll find information on maintaining a spill kit. Keeping up with the maintenance of your spill kits will save you time and money in the long run!

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Chemical Spills & Your Environmental Obligations

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If a chemical spill takes place at your workplace, chemicals can enter the environment. Therefore, businesses have an obligation to carry out various preventative measures. This is to avoid contamination of the air, soil or groundwater.

We understand that it can be complex to find out about these environmental obligations. And also, to understand what they mean for your business. In this article, we’ll be sharing some background info on this with you.

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