J.R. Webb & Son (1932) Ltd will endeavour to comply with all the legislative requirements under the Resource Management Act 1991. J.R. Webb & Son (1932) Ltd will take all practicable steps to ensure our employees do not harm the environment whilst completing works on the site and disposing of materials.
The following are the Environmental Aspects that could create a potential risk to the state of the environment and J.R. Webb & Son (1932) Ltd methods for controlling any environmental incidents that could result.
Under no circumstances should anyone wash or rinse into stormwater drains. All employees are to follow correct washout procedure using the facilities available on-site to avoid any risk of accidental discharge to the water. If this is unavailable then all washout is to be performed back at the yard of J.R. Webb & Son (1932) Ltd All employees are to ensure that all objects, including paint tins, are secured in the Swinging Stage for external works to avoid any materials spilling out and contaminating the water quality.
Methods for Controlling Environmental Incidents
- Ensure that chemicals and materials are stored away from potential entries to stormwater and watercourses
- In the event of a discharge to a waterway or to stormwater inform relevant personnel immediately: Main Contractor Site Supervisor and J.R. Webb & Son (1932) Ltd Management
- Use and maintain spill kit (bags of Perlite) to absorb and control the spilled substance
- Inform Spill Response if required
- Inform territorial authority:
- Ensure water is cleared by authorities and restored to original condition
- Record all the details
- Fill out an Environmental Incident Report