The Utilities & Energy industry faces many unique environmental challenges. Spills from generators or other hydraulic equipment may have the potential to end up in the stormwater system or other environmentally sensitive areas and cause waterway pollution.

We recommend a range of spill response, stormwater management, floor bunding for workshops and containment solutions to ensure your organisation protects its environment.

To assist your environmental efforts, we have compiled a list of potential risks facing organisations within your industry and corresponding product solutions and other related material to help you protect your environment.

Please click on a question relevant to your organisation for more information.

FAQs

Q: Do you operate portable generators or other hydraulic equipment?

Chatoyer Solution

Spills from generators or other hydraulic equipment should be contained and require immediate remediation to ensure any hazardous substances do not enter near-by stormwater drain pits or pollute environmentally sensitive areas.

Category: Spill Response

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Portable Containment Bund
For temporary storage of equipment, drums or batteries
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SpilMax Floor Sweep
The natural absorbent – encapsulates oil and hazardous liquids during a spill

SpilMax Absorbents

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SpilMax Absorbents
Absorbs and contains liquids from leaking equipment, tools and machinery or any general spill
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SpilMax Workplace Spill Kits
Enables rapid response to a spill at the workplace
Q: Is there a risk of spills entering the stormwater system?

Chatoyer Solution

Any spills that enter the stormwater system and pollute the waterways can result in immediate fines to the company and it’s staff. As a result, our stormwater solutions ensure any hazardous substances or debris is captured or contained at the source to protect your stormwater system.

Category: Stormwater Management

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SpilMax DrainSAFE
A permanent solution to stormwater management – captures waste and debris and contains hazardous liquid during a spill
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Drain Warden
Placed inside the drain pit to capture sediment, oil, litter and debris
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Weighted Containment Boom
Shaped around a drain pit or at the source of a spill to contain liquid
Q: Do you store hazardous substances in your workshop?

Chatoyer Solution

Any spills of hazardous substances (either from drums or other storage units) should be contained at the source so it can be remediated effectively and ensure the surrounding environment is protected.

Category: Spill Containment

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Floor Bunding
An ideal way to create secure bunded areas in workshops, liquid storage areas and across warehouse doorways to contain spills
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Quick Bund
For temporary storage of drums or batteries

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SpilMax Secondary Containment
For permanent storage of drums or batteries
Q: How do you safely work with PCBs in the field?

Chatoyer Solution

Common in the utilities field, Polychlorinated biphenyls or PCBs. PCBs were used as coolants and insulating fluids (transformer oil) for transformers and capacitors, such as those used in old fluorescent light ballasts. Some studies have shown exposure to PCBs can be carcinogenic and care must be taken when dealing with them. Chatoyer has a series of personal protection equipment kits designed for work with PCBs and distributed amoungst large state-owned utilites.

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