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Spill prevention preventing spills of petroleum and other hazardous substances in Puget Sound.

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Published by Puget Sound Water Quality Authority in [Seattle, Wash.] (217 Pine Street, Suite 1100, Seattle 98101) .
Written in English


  • Oil spills -- Washington (State) -- Puget Sound -- Prevention.,
  • Water quality management -- Washington (State) -- Puget Sound.,
  • Oil pollution of rivers, harbors, etc. -- Washington (State) -- Puget Sound.,
  • Hazardous substances -- Washington (State) -- Puget Sound.

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Edition Notes

SeriesIssue brief / Puget Sound Water Quality Authority, Issue brief (Washington (State). Puget Sound Water Quality Authority)
ContributionsWashington (State). Puget Sound Water Quality Authority.
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16844764M

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Oil Spills Prevention and Preparedness Regulations One of EPA’s top priorities is to prevent, prepare for, and respond to oil spills that occur in and around inland waters of the United States. EPA is the lead federal response agency for oil spills occurring in inland waters. Spill Prevention, Containment, and Control Plan. 2 The Spill Coordinator is responsible fo r completing a Spill R eport Form (Appendix B) within hours of the occurrence of a spill, regardless of the size of the spill. Environmental Inspector The Environmental . Describe the spill prevention and control plan to include ways to reduce the chance of spills, stop the source of spills, contain and clean up spills, dispose of materials contaminated by spills, and train personnel responsible for spill prevention and control. (For more information, see SWPPP Guide, Chapter 5, P2 Principle 6.). Spill Prevention and Control Safety Policy Rev. 07/01/11 Page 4 Spill Kits The potential spill operations or areas you identified in section will determine what you need for spill kits based on what materials can be spilled and how much. • Identify what materials are needed in each kit (socks, booms, pads, absorbents.

Spill Prevention and Response Plan Waste Management South D Street MS , Tacoma WA Rev. 1/18 () Appendix C – Spill Log Date of Spill Location of Spill Size of Spill (~ gal) Prevention Measures Taken? Spill Kit Materials Reordered? Was the Spill Kit Adequate? (List any deficiencies, i.e. missing equipment, etc.). The analysis focuses on information from facilities that reported practicing spill and leak prevention in Spill and leak prevention is one of the seven common P2 techniques. It involves using measures to prevent accidental and chronic releases, such as leaks of a substance.   OSHA spill kits can have any number of types of sorbents. Most will have larger pads to put over the spill, pillows to contain and absorb the spill and smaller sorbent socks. Handbook – Having the information you need to stay safe during a spill is also important. Most good spill kits will contain a book that helps you determine the potential. Available oil spill response technologies: limiting factors. Other limiting factors: lack of integration of science and engineering, coordination in planning and training. The need and the solution. Prevention through people - the human element. Oil spill response: "Best Response". Best response - the US model for oil spill response.