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Spill Response & Storm Water Protection for Construction projects

By |2019-03-02T00:58:17+11:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: akuna services, Environmental, Spill response, storm water protection|

Construction and infrastructure projects are facing increasing pressure to provide risk mitigation against potential accidents on their sites. Whilst WHS hazards are well serviced through first aid kits, safety equipment, training, procedures and other measures where does the focus on environmental protection fit in? We are now talking compliance. WHS compliance is a given. All contractors [...]

How to clean up oil spills from the surface of water

By |2018-02-12T11:19:16+11:00February 12th, 2018|Categories: Absorbency Pads, Environmental, Floating booms, Oil Absorbency, Oil Spills|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever had the situation where some oil or fuel spills into your swimming pool, or a pond? Perhaps you are working near the water and some oil has either leaked into or run into the water? Only recently we were contacted by a Sydney home owner whose pool had been the unfortunate recipient of a [...]

Do we need a spill kit?

By |2019-03-02T00:58:17+11:00January 31st, 2018|Categories: Environmental|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Do we need a spill kit? The fact is that most industrial, commercial and manufacturing sites around Australia would need a spill kit of some sort.  Even Government operations - like council depots - need the protection of a spill kit to handle liquid spills. Accidents happen. The fact that your site has never had a [...]

Storm Water Compliance

By |2019-03-02T00:58:17+11:00November 27th, 2017|Categories: Environmental|Tags: , , , , , |

How to keep debris out of your storm water drains. Do the storm water drains on your site lead to a creek, river, canal or waterway?  Perhaps they lead directly to the storm water system in your area. Storm water drains are a very common entry point for water pollution to get into our waterways.  Anything [...]

Akuna Services Vies for Business From the Western Sydney Airport

By |2019-03-02T00:58:18+11:00June 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

June 28, 2017 Expected to open in 2026, the new Western Sydney Airport is said to generate 20,000 direct and indirect jobs while offering capacity to 10 million assengers. The government opened the doors to businesses interested in supplying the project on Tuesday. Over 500 representatives from a wide range of industries gathered in Penrith [...]

Preparing for a Hazardous Chemical Spill

By |2019-03-02T00:58:18+11:00June 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Depending on the industry you work in, it's highly likely that spills will occur from time-to-time, even with the right policies and procedures in place. But if you can identify and manage some basic risks involved with the hazardous chemicals present in your workplace, you are less likely to have these types of more toxic spills [...]

Using a Spill Kit According to Spill Management Procedures

By |2019-03-02T00:58:18+11:00May 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Having effective spill management procedures and spill kits in place is vital for industries including construction, civil engineering and manufacturing, as accidental spills can occur at any time. Even a spill of something seamingly harmless, such as milk or blood, can contaminate a waterway. Without the right procedures, any contaminating liquid can have a disastrous impact on [...]

Buying a Spill Kit – What to Look For

By |2019-03-02T00:58:18+11:00May 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Accidents in the workplace are inevitable, particularly when it comes to spills. The safest workplaces always presume there will be an accident and plan ahead accordingly for when spills happen. A spill kit is vital in the manufacturing and industrial industries, it is also a necessity in construction, civil engineering and government workplaces. When buying [...]

The Three Main Types of Spill Kits

By |2019-03-02T00:58:18+11:00May 9th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

No matter if it is an office environment, a factory, or a warehouse, accidents happen in every work place. Most organisations are armed with fire wardens, the most contemporary first aid kits and first aid trained staff. However, not all offices are armed with spill kits, and they should be. Contrary to popular belief, spill [...]