This is the latest of a series of tips extracted from the forthcoming Green Business Bible e-book:

Bunds* are an essential part of pollution incident prevention - here are two bunding tips:

  • Check bunds are water tight; people have a nasty habit of knocking a hole in the side to let rainwater out;
  • Check that nozzles and pipes do not reach over the sides of bunds at ground level – a passing vehicle could knock them off.

* enclosed areas which contain spillages and leaks, usually found under tanks of oil or other hazardous materials