When a petroleum spill happens time is of the essence in recovery, cleanup and remediation. VM Environmental Consulting has teamed up with RichMark Solutions to be available 24/7 to respond to your oil spill and emergency response needs with highly qualified HAZMAT/HAZWOPER trained staff capable of providing the following services:
- Federal and State initial notification
- On scene assistance in spill cleanup and spill waste management
- Soil and water sampling for TPH and BTEX
- 30 day follow-up report to regulatory agencies
Reportable spills include the following:
- 16 gallons or more of gasoline
- 25 gallons or more of diesel
- 5 barrels (210 gallons) or more of crude oil
Emergency Action Plan Development and Implementation
An EAP can be utilized by a “non-responding” facility where only defensive responses are in play. Generally, these responses equate to evacuation and communication with responders.
The EPA has adopted a policy for non-responding facilities similar to that adopted by OSHA in its Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Standard (29 CFR 1910.120), which allows certain facilities to develop an emergency action plan to ensure employee safety, rather than a full-fledged emergency response plan.
The OSHA regulation (29 CFR 1910.38), states that employers with 10 or fewer employees do not have to create a written emergency action plan. However, employers are still required by OSHA to communicate an EAP to staff.
For emergency response services not listed please contact VM Environmental Consulting LLC and we will be happy to assist you.