Companies accredited under this Category are capable of responding to spillages involving Hazardous Materials (HazMats). The hazardous nature and properties of the spilled material will determine the risks posed to responders, so specialist product knowledge and PPE requirements will be key to safe response.
Not all HazMat spill responders will be able to deal with every situation due to the varying risks that HazMats can pose. An indication will be given to the types of substance Classes that an accredited company can respond to. Response will typically involve emergency containment, product recovery and clean-up of the affected area.
Each company and each response location within that company will have varying capabilities. Capabilities at each response location are verified by our ISAS Assessor, looking at staff training, experience and equipment available.
Core spill response capabilities must be delivered by in-house resource, where support services such as tankering and jetting are required the company will need to demonstrate it either has in-house capability or arrangements in place for the sourcing of these services.