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The Success Of Workplace Training

By |2019-03-02T00:58:14+10:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: akuna services, Environmental, environmental compliance, Spill kits, Spill response|

When you think of training, what’s the first thing that comes to mind?  Is it the hard earned sweat in a gym?  Or perhaps enduring the tedium of formal courses designed to build skills and make you a better version of yourself? It’s a personal thing.  Everyone will have a different reaction to the word ‘training’ [...]

Environmental Altruism

By |2019-03-02T00:58:15+10:00July 5th, 2018|Categories: akuna services, Environmental, environmental compliance, environmental responsibility|Tags: , |

What does the word ‘Altruism’ mean to you? It is a personal term.  An individual attribute that lends itself to personal pride. And rightly so.  But let’s explore a little, do some vocabulary pioneering.  What about when you place the word ‘Environmental’ before the word ‘Altruism’.  Then try to apply the new term to our own [...]

Our Environment and You

By |2019-03-02T00:58:17+10:00May 25th, 2018|Categories: Environmental, environmental compliance, environmental responsibility|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Before you read this article, we would like you to consider a philosophical question.  OR it may be an ethical one – depending upon your view. How important to you, personally, is protection of the environment? Rate it in importance from 1 (who cares) to 5 (very important to you). If you rated a ‘5’, now [...]

Akuna Sludge Dewatering System

By |2019-03-02T00:58:17+10:00March 9th, 2018|Categories: akuna services, Dewatering Sludge Tank, Environmental, Sludge Dewatering System|Tags: , , , , , , |

Water treatment plants will, subject to use and frequency, create a significant amount of waste for disposal.  The waste is often in the form of sludge that accumulates through the systematic filtration of the water and is channelled into dedicated sludge tanks. The removal of sludge from these sludge tanks creates an environmental challenge for the [...]

Spill Response & Storm Water Protection for Construction projects

By |2019-03-02T00:58:17+10:00February 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+10:00February 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+10:00January 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+10:00November 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 [...]