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Our Environment and You

By |2019-03-02T00:58:17+11:00May 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 [...]

Environmental Compliance: Do you have spill kits or spill absorbents on your site?

By |2019-03-02T00:58:17+11:00May 8th, 2018|Categories: akuna services, environmental compliance, environmental responsibility, Spill kits, Spill response|Tags: , , , , , |

If you do, then consider who is responsible for their upkeep.  Who actually opens the lid and takes a look inside the spill kits to check if they are full of the right absorbents? Or are they instead full of trash – the natural enemy of a wheelie bin spill kit? If your site is like [...]

Keeping Our Drains & Waterways CLEAN

By |2018-04-29T00:19:11+11:00April 29th, 2018|Categories: akuna services, construction near waterways, environmental compliance, environmental responsibility, Silt Curtains|Tags: , , |

Keeping Our Drains & Waterways CLEAN CONSTRUCTION Controlling the movement of silt and sediment during any construction is a key part of the environmental compliance for the developer or contractor. Whether a major infrastructure project, commercial development or a home renovation, if you dig a hole or disturb the surface then there is a risk of [...]

Site Spill Kits and Response Training for Site Compliance

By |2018-04-09T22:56:55+11:00April 9th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Let’s start with a relevant question.  Do all your staff know the contents of - and how to use a spill kit? It may sound quite simple, and possibly something you have never even thought of, however the fact is that different types of spill kits may be better suited for specific site risks. Accidents will [...]

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 [...]