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Environment Agency Pollution Prevention Guidance Notes (PPG's)

PPG05 Works in near or liable to affect watercourses

Guidelines to assist all those who may have cause to work in or near watercourses.

Point 6c, Oil and chemicals - refuelling, is of particular interest.

Point 6c states: "Keep a spill kit available and use a bunded bowser......  Diesel pumps and similar equipment should be placed on drip trays to collect minor spillages or leaks."

In addition Point 9, Emergencies, states: ".... then it is recommended that a suitable spill kit or absorbent materials are held in the vicinity....... spilt materials should be contained (using absorbents such as.... commercially available booms or pads)..."

PPG05 Works in near or liable to affect watercourses. (in HTML format)

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PPG05 in PDF format

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