You can effectively protect your spill pallet from overflow, leaks and spills especially during this rainy winter weather by knowing why it's important and what to look for in a spill pallet cover.
Rain (in moderation) is great for our farms, agriculture, nature and overall ecosystem, however not so great when it comes to spill pallet overflow. If rainwater or other liquids find their way into your bund’s (spill pallet’s) sump, it could severely compromise the bund’s capacity. This can lead to overflow, pushing out leaks and spills of stored substances, and lead to a costly, time-consuming clean-up. This is especially relevant when storing liquids outdoors in winter or in wet environments.
So what should I be looking for in a Spill pallet cover?
An ideal spill pallet cover includes tie-down straps, sturdy zips, water resistance, and is manufactured from UV-stable material.
It is widely regarded as best practice that a sump should be able to hold at least 110% of the largest container stored on the bund. For example, if you are storing 205L drums, you require a sump capacity of at least 225.5L.
Spill pallet covers also assist with a neater workplace, saving time and money whilst helping you reduce the possibility of potentially dangerous spills.