January 2010

  • Get absorbent pillows for spills

    By Will 21 January 2010

    Nowadays, you will find many different types of spill absorbents such as absorbent pads, socks, rolls and pillows. These absorbents help to absorb oil, chemicals and other waste. All spill absorbents are specifically designed in a way so that they fulfill their purpose appropriately.

    Out of all of these absorbents, pillows are popular as they are small in size. This means that they can also be used in confined spaces that other absorbents can’t reach. In addition to this, these pillows can absorb a substantial amount of fluid.

    These pillows are divided into three differ...

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    Posted in: Absorbents
  • Spill containment products will ensure safety within your business

    By nathan 21 January 2010

    If your business requires you to work with hazardous or dangerous chemicals like oil or diesel, there is always the possibility that leaks and spills may cause a great deal of damage to both your business and the environment. However, many products have now been introduced to help you to control these sorts of spills, which will ultimately result in sustained protection for your business, employees and the environment.

    If your business frequently requires you to transport dangerous chemicals, then you should be prepared because spills and leaks happen when you least expect it. ...

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    Posted in: Spill Containment
  • Advantages of spill kits to businesses

    By Dean 20 January 2010

    Spill kits are one of the most essential items for businesses to keep at the ready. They come in an extensive range of types to serve for different purposes. Often, people think that mopping up the spillage is quite easy to do, however, this is not safe, especially if the spillages are chemical or oil based solutions.

    When it comes to more complicated and hazardous spillages, specialised spill kits are often needed, like chemical spill kits, mercury spill kits or a specific oil spill kit.

    Fluids have a variety of natures and attributes that behave in an odd manner ...

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    Posted in: Spill Kits
  • Oil absorbents can help to save our environment

    By John 20 January 2010

    As humans we are often the main cause for making our beautiful planet into a dirty and impure place to live. Households and businesses all over the world contribute majorly to the pollution of the planet. Businesses should realise that letting go of their waste into water resources should be stopped. Thousands of chemical factories still dump toxic wastes into water around the world, which has led to whole ecosystems being wiped out.

    Are you wondering why oil is so harmful to water bodies? The problem is that oil and water do not mix. As oil is lighter than water, it floats on ...

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    Posted in: Absorbents
  • Importance of using spill containment pallets

    By Will 20 January 2010

    Spill containment pallets are usually made up of polyethylene or steel sump containers that are available in a variety of sizes depending on the amount of liquid you wish to safely store. Their main purpose is to maintain the safe storage by catching any drips, leaks or spillages from drums or any other type of fluid container. When the containers are filled with chemicals or flammable liquids, it is essential to protect from any type of leakages that could be a potential risk to the environment. Containment pallets are generally made from high quality density polyethylene, most models also...

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    Posted in: Spill Containment
  • BP’s Alaska pipeline affected by leakage

    By nathan 19 January 2010

    BP has recently discovered a leak in the oil pipeline from a well at the Prudhoe Bay field. This is now the third leak that has been discovered by the oil giant in the past month in Alaska’s North Slope region.

    According to BP, the oil leak did not cause any severe impact to the production unit. A mixture of oil, produced water and natural gas was found at Prudhoe Bay. BP Exploration spokesman, Steve Rinehart said that this leakage was an extremely short-term event. The problem was triggered when a safety valve shut the well off. However, the amount of liquid spilled during t...

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    Posted in: News
  • You should always keep a spill kit at the ready

    By nathan 19 January 2010

    In factories, workshops and at petrol stations fuel spills are quite common. In such cases there should always be a fuel spill kit available to clean up the spill. This spill kit can be used in case of a minor spill while pumping petrol and can also come in handy during larger leaks. General purpose spill kits are a great way to stop accidents that may happen because of the spill.

    If there has been a leak or spill, how do you use a spill kit? Spill kits contain absorbents that soak up the spilled fuel. Thus, whenever fuel spills you can sprinkle some contents from the spill kit...

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    Posted in: Spill Kits
  • Get rid of unwanted spills with spill cleaning implements

    By nathan 19 January 2010

    There is no doubt that one of the most important things to do in case of a chemical or oil spill, is to contain it as quickly and safely as possible. It is for this reason that spill containment is imperative in all kinds of liquid spills so that potential damage caused by the spill can be prevented or at least limited. Fortunately, spillages can easily be dealt with by anyone due to enhancements in the industry.

    Spill cleaning for every need

    Whether it is a small spill that has occurred in a school’s chemistry laboratory or a large one that has happened in open ...

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    Posted in: Spill Cleaning