Why do you need a Vehicle Spill Kit?
DID YOU KNOW... Under section 142 of the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997, it is an offence to pollute. Additionally, section 116 of the POEO Act makes it an offence to wilfully or negligently cause any substance to leak, spill or otherwise escape in a manner that harms or is likely to harm the environment.
Other environment protection legislation states that "a person must not undertake an activity that pollutes, or might pollute, the environment unless the person takes all reasonable and practicable measures to prevent or minimise any resulting environmental harm".
The thought of prosecution is frightening offences can carry "maximum penalties of $5 million for corporations and $1 million and/or 7 years imprisonment for individuals" (POEO Act).
This means that you need a spill kit...so that you can respond to an incident that could occur at any time.
Argyle Commercial offers a whole range of vehicle spill kits which come in soft pack bags and plastic containers as follows:
About Us: Since 1997, Argyle Commercial has been a leading supplier of spill response equipment, storage solutions for hazardous liquids and engineered silt curtain solutions. We helpcustomers comply with environmental and OH&S regulations, while making work environments safer and more risk free.
This blog post is intended as a guide only, and should not be relied upon as professional and/or legal advice. Argyle Commercial will not be held liable for any damages or losses caused by using information provided in this post as a basis for any decision where any such damages or losses may result.
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