Don’t Let Your Chemicals Leak!
It’s common knowledge that many industries use chemicals and other toxic substances to carry out their daily business operations. However, given the health and safety risks associated with such activities, chemical resistant flooring panels are vital to ensuring that effective measures are engaged to safely deal with the storage and containment of hazardous materials.
Specific rules and regulations are enforced by government and local councils to ensure that businesses are using the appropriate practices and safety precautions as required. This means that pertinent organisations must fit their facilities with the necessary means to achieve this purpose, such as chemical resistant flooring panels.
Why is this kind of flooring so important? The use of these, and other valuable preventative measures can help to avoid serious problems in the future.
Avoid Unnecessary Costs
Non-natural hazards can pose serious health and environmental risks if they are allowed to escape their appropriate confinement. As well as causing damage to machinery, equipment, and buildings, leaching chemicals can pollute waterways and soil – thus adversely affecting a large number of people. The installation of chemical resistant flooring panels and storage systems is an investment to safeguard against such scenarios.
Chemical Resistant Flooring Panels for Environmental Compliance
If your organisation is responsible for environmental pollution, you can face serious penalties, including legal ramifications and fines. If an environmental incident occurs, you will be tasked with response and recovery. Whereby the impact of the incident must be mitigated as best as possible, and the site then returned the original / agreed upon condition.
This can involve significant costs to a business. In addition to the purely financial aspect, future business activities may be restricted as a consequence of failing to meet environmental compliance standards. Not to mention the impact to your reputation from the resulting negative publicity, which can subsequently harm profitability.
Sometimes an environmental incident will occur in spite of protection measures such as chemical resistant flooring panels. When this is the case, the fact that you had taken steps to prevent the situation will count in your favour – as opposed to a complete failure to preemptively address the matter.
Storage Solutions for Your Commercial Wash Bay
If your business uses a commercial wash bay for vehicle and equipment cleaning, you need chemical resistant flooring panels. ECOseals Oceania provides quality and durable modular industrial flooring that is fit for purpose. We also offer heavy duty chemical and wastewater storage solutions, custom-fitted to your wash bay. Contact us today to find out how we can best assist your business.