Potential Impacts of a spill

An area wherein potential risks of a spill which can be magnified by specific situations should be managed and attended.

The following factors may impact a spill incident and require emergency response:

  • entry to building's ventilation system of hazardous vapors
  • possibility of spill overflowing to other areas which may expand threat of harm
  • presence of incompatible chemicals which may trigger explosion, etc.
  • proximity of spill to offices containing people
  • the type, location and amount of substance spilled
  • hazardous characteristics of the spilled substance
  • method of cleaning up the spill