Environment Agency Pollution Prevention Guidance Notes (PPG's)

PPG26 Storage and Handling of Drums & Intermediate Bulk Containers - February 2004

These notes are intended to assist all who deal with the storage and handling of drums and Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs).

Point 7, Dealing with spillages, is of particular interest.

Point 7 states: "Spill kits containing materials such as leak-sealing putty, overdrums, drain seals, oil or chemical absorbents and personal protective equipment (PPE) should be located both within or near the storage area and also remote from it. - It is also recommended that vehicles transporting drums and IBCs carry a spill kit."

PPG26 Storage and handling of drums and intermediate bulk containers. (in HTML format)

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