NEW! Spill kit solution for oil and fuel spillages on site
The dangers of spills on construction sites can have extreme consequences to people and the environment.
3rd November 2020
An oil spill on site can have a harmful impact on the environment if it enters a drainage system or contaminates the land, it is therefore essential to contain and clean the spill immediately. If undetected and treated, oil and fuel spills on construction sites can have far reaching implications for people, animals and the environment.
In the event of an oil spill - slips, trips, burns and a fire risk pose a threat to the people nearby. This includes your employees, visitors or contractors. If overlooked, spills can get into waterways and soak into groundwater, this can contaminate animal and human drinking water, threaten plant and water life, wildlife and human health in the local area and further.
A full clean-up operation can cost hundreds of thousands of pounds – and there is also a risk of a fine from the HSE or Environment Agency. That is why it’s important to have effective spill control procedures in place – to swiftly and effectively deal with a spill, should you need to.
RVT’s spill kit
RVT’s Climex Spill Kit contains 20 flat spill pads which are designed to absorb oil spillages. They can be placed underneath a heater or other diesel machinery during refuelling to catch any spillage. Alternatively, they can be used to mop up or wipe down spillages. This kit also contains 2 socks which can be used as a buffer to reduce the spread of large spills. Finally, you can easily dispose of the pads and docks using the waste bags and ties.
The Climex Spill Kit is for the absorption of oil-based liquids on land or water, including; vegetable oil, mineral oil and most hydrocarbon derivatives. This means it is suitable for diesel and HVO fuel.
It comes in a vinyl holdall so that users can carry the spill kit straight to an oil spills on site. Have peace of mind that you’re able to respond quickly to an oil spill should you need to.