Spill Response Checklist

Step 1 – Identify basic information on the spill: Material involved Time of spill Volume and location of spill, and whether migration likely Whether injury occurred  Step 2 – Emergency evacuation may be required. If so: Sound alarms, make announcements Prevent others from entering spill area Step 3 – Immediate action may be necessary, consulting […]


Step 1 – Identify basic information on the spill:

Step 2 – Emergency evacuation may be required. If so:

Step 3 – Immediate action may be necessary, consulting Safety Data Sheet:

Step 4 – Notification of governmental authorities and others may be required or prudent:

Step 5 – Notification of facility managers and other company officials as appropriate

Step 6 – Respond and clean up as required by law

Step 7 – Document events, notification, and response actions as soon as practicable.

Step 8 – Make written follow-up reports to government agencies and others as required by law.

Step 9 – Review spill to determine root cause and opportunities for prevention of similar spills.

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