Why is an accidental spill of hazardous or non-hazardous wastes so challenging to your business? Because even in small quantities, regulated or potentially polluting material, even diesel fuel, can turn into an expensive environmental incident for the unprepared generator of a spill!
Businesses, no matter how large or small, are responsible at all times for the proper handling, storing and transportation of their potentially polluting materials. Whether the material is a product or a waste, hazardous or non-hazardous, if it has the potential to pollute, its presents a risk that must be managed and, if possible, eliminated.
Three steps to eliminate your risks if a spill happens:
1) Implement a spill contingency plan. This meets your planning and preparation responsibilities.
2) Have a dedicated emergency response telephone number. This covers your requirement under the law.
3) Confirm the emergency responders you will rely upon in your moment of crisis is a 24/7/365 response number. This gives you immediate turnkey protection when a spill occurs.
We believe very passionately about eliminating the risks if a spill should occur for one of our clients. That is we provide our clients with a complimentary spill contingency plan and our 800-842-9792 as a dedicated emergency spill response number with 24/7/365 response available throughout the United States.