Pollution Control

Absorbents

Waste Management Total Solutions can help provide your staff with specific procedures and training on how to deal with spills of many hazardous materials that you may store on your premises.

Part of this process should include instructions -

  • on what to do in the event of a spill
  • adequate training to apply absorbents
  • the type of personal protection equipment required
  • and how to correctly dispose of contaminated clean-up materials
Spill Kit
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Water Pollution

Almost any solid, liquid or gaseous substance entering surface waters or groundwater could be a pollutant. This includes chemicals, salt, wash waters, waste products, trade effluents, and fuels. Rainwater that runs across your site can also be classed as a pollutant if substances from your site contaminate it.

Almost all substances used and disposed of by businesses are unsuitable for discharge to surface waters or groundwater without prior treatment and consent. Even hot water can be classified as a pollutant.

This guideline applies to you if:-

 

Accidental Spills

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Accidental releases of oils and or chemicals make up a large number of pollution incidents within the rail industry and do occur each year.

Many spillages can be prevented. It is important that everyone on depot or site knows how to control and contain a spill to minimize its impact.

If Spill Occurs

 

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