Spill Response Resource Links – Quick Tips
The Deep Water Horizon Gulf of Mexico oil spill in April 2010 was the largest oil spill on record at that time. This catastrophe skyrocketed the topic of spill response to the forefront of the public eye with nationwide media coverage. However, there have always been spills of varying sizes, ranging from small workplace spills to larger spills on a highway or railroad. It’s important to be aware of the requirements for response, coordination and cleanup.
Here are some resource links to help with spill response.
Environmental – Spill Kits
Probably the most beneficial component of a spill kit is that they are pre-packaged with all the materials that will be needed in the spill clean-up procedure. Once a spill occurs time is of the essence and being able to quickly grab the kit will ensure the spill is addressed immediately and effectively. Not only will the spill be contained and cleaned quickly, the PPE included in the spill kit will keep workers safe while they are handling the spilled materials.
Check it out here.
Spill Prevention and Control – Cryptogram
Spills present a danger to workers, the community and the environment. Fill in the missing letters to complete the puzzle.
Download the puzzle here.