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FAQ’s

Why do I need “expensive” absorbents to clean up my oil spills when I can use sawdust?
According to the Community Fire Safety Bi-law – Section 28.1 and 2 – (Dust): 28. (1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in any other law, only approved water-based solutions or detergents, floor sweeping compounds and grease absorbents must be used for cleaning purposes. (2) The use of sawdust or similar combustible materials to soak up combustible or flammable substances spilled or dropped in the course of a process, is prohibited.

What are the South African regulations regarding emergency showers and showers?
OSH Act – General Safety Regulations (GSR) and Section 3 (First aid, emergency equipment and procedures), clause 8 & 9 clearly state the requirement for eye wash and showers: (8) Where an employee is exposed or can be exposed to a potential hazard of injury to the eye through contact with a biological or chemical substance, the employer concerned shall make sure that there is an eyewash fountain or any similar facilities, in the immediate vicinity of the workplace of such employee and that the employee is trained in the use thereof. (9) Where an employee at a workplace is exposed or can be exposed to a potential hazard of injury to or absorption through the skin as a result of sudden contact with a large amount of toxic, corrosive, high risk or similar hazardous substance, the employer concerned shall make sure that there is a fast-reacting deluge-shower with clean water or a similar facility in the immediate vicinity of the workplace of such employee and that the employee is trained in the use thereof.

What standards do your flammable cabinets and safety cans comply with?
All the Justrite safety products are FM approved and comply with NFPA codes.

What are the benefits of using the FM Approved safety can over a Jerry Can that I can buy from the hardware store for a lot less?
Our FM approved safety cans are 100% leak proof, with a spring loaded lid and built-in flame arrester to prevent dissipate heat and prevent flashback. There is a positive pressure relief cap which automatically vents between 3 and 5 p.s.i. making our safety can virtually explosion proof.

What size sumps do your bunded pallets have?
All our bunded pallets conform to 110% of the single largest item or 25% of the combined total of items

What are the benefits of a bunded pallet?
The bunded pallet prevents environmental damage caused by accidental spillage and allows you to assess and manage the spill in a controlled manner (not in an emergency situation) as the spill has been contained within the open view sump. They can be moved around the premises as required.

What is Bio-Remediation?
Bioremediation is the process of using naturally occurring, safe and beneficial micro-organisms to degrade environmentally harmful contaminants and turn them into non-toxic compounds. In particular, these organisms will break down most petroleum hydrocarbons and transform them into harmless gases & water. Further, this natural process will produce valuable bio-nutrients that can be utilised by both plant and aquatic life. The process of bioremediation is listed as one of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) innovative technologies.

Why should I replace my current degreaser with SpillAway?
Today, SpillAway International Ltd are the leading manufacturer of diverse bio-remedial and bio-based products for hydrocarbon and organic waste solutions to the industrial, food processing, marine and land remediation sectors. Having harnessed the innovative technology of bioremediation, SpillAway are able to offer comprehensive solutions to all hydrocarbon and organic contaminated land on site and with the minimum of interruption. All products within the SpillAway range are: non-chemical based pH neutral non-toxic non-hazardous non-caustic non-corrosive non-flammable safe to use readily biodegradable made from 100% naturally occurring and renewable sources The microbes used within the products will literally “eat” hydrocarbon and organic waste, allowing for the total degradation of hydrocarbons in soil and groundwater within 60 days.

What guarantees does Spill Doctor offer?
The Justrite range of products generally has a 10 year limited warranty. The Romold range offers a 5 year guarantee and our Steel Stores offer a 20 year structural guarantee. Please contact us for more details