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608 Umbilo Rd

Umbilo Rd

Durban

4000

Kwazulu-Natal

South Africa

-29.863192

31.003723

Spillage control

Spillages of fluids can be very detrimental to the lives of people in the vicinity. Safe spillage control measures are practised in plant operations to ensure everyone’s safety. It is the duty of every employee to know the emergency response and spill control procedures as the back of their hand to limit danger to people, the environment and property.

The emergency plan should be simple and straightforward. Spillage control procedures that are complex result in worst case scenarios as people do not remember every detail in panic attacks. As a result skipping a single step may cost lives and property. In case of spillages people need to wear facial masks suppose the product spilled is hazardous to one’s health if inhaled.

Common instructions following spillages are ring the alarm to signal an emergency, contain the spill, treat it and clean the area. Spills of hazardous materials are contained to prevent them from spreading all over the place. Absorbent pads and proprietary booms are used to contain spills. The spill contained it is treated for safe cleaning. Acids are treated using neutralising agents. The agents used are determined by the acidity level of the fluid spilled.

The area covered by spills is then cleaned using lots of water. Protective clothing (gloves, boots) is worn to avoid skin damage. Under no circumstance should one use bare hands to wash substances that were spilled on. To find out more about spillage control, browse our Yellow Pages listings.

Spillage control

Spillages of fluids can be very detrimental to the lives of people in the vicinity. Safe spillage control measures are practised in plant operations to ensure everyone’s safety. It is the duty of every employee to know the emergency response and spill control procedures as the back of their hand to limit danger to people, the environment and property.

The emergency plan should be simple and straightforward. Spillage control procedures that are complex result in worst case scenarios as people do not remember every detail in panic attacks. As a result skipping a single step may cost lives and property. In case of spillages people need to wear facial masks suppose the product spilled is hazardous to one’s health if inhaled.

Common instructions following spillages are ring the alarm to signal an emergency, contain the spill, treat it and clean the area. Spills of hazardous materials are contained to prevent them from spreading all over the place. Absorbent pads and proprietary booms are used to contain spills. The spill contained it is treated for safe cleaning. Acids are treated using neutralising agents. The agents used are determined by the acidity level of the fluid spilled.

The area covered by spills is then cleaned using lots of water. Protective clothing (gloves, boots) is worn to avoid skin damage. Under no circumstance should one use bare hands to wash substances that were spilled on. To find out more about spillage control, browse our Yellow Pages listings.

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