Legal Regulations and information regarding spill control products and procedures
Spill control concerns the emergency containment and then clean up of spilt polluting substances. Ranging from sinking oil tankers to overturned barrels and leaking machinery and pipes. In the work place spill control equipment is used to contain and clean up any spillage and protect the environment.
Working in accordance with your safety management systems and plans our wide range of products allow you to prevent, limit or reduce damage to the environment and risk to public health from a spill.
Current Oil Storage Regulations for Business from the Environment Agency (6/5/15), state that for drums the secondary containment for a drum (usually a drip tray) must have a capacity equal to or more than 25% of the drum it’s holding, and for Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs) and other single containers, the secondary containment must have capacity to hold 110% of the capacity of the container.