A spill at a tank terminal is most likely to be discovered by an employee, and if they are properly trained, the spill response can be much faster
TIME is a priceless commodity. It seems that this precious resource is being stretched further and further these days. Between natural disasters, labour shortages and worldwide pandemics, most people are finding the need to do more with less. One ill-timed, unplanned interruption can derail the workload for weeks – especially something like a petroleum spill from one of the outdoor storage tanks.
Chances are good that a frontline worker is going to be the first person to discover that spill, not a professional first responder. And, since spill response and environmental protection may not be their primary, everyday focus; response could be delayed if they haven’t been trained or if they don’t have the tools they need to get started.
IDENTIFYING FRONTLINE PERSONNEL
Generally, frontline personnel ...