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Control Fuel Losses, minimize the risk of environmental liability: New Guidance Document

The HSA has recently published new guidelines on how to control fuel losses on petrol filling stations, called “An Operators Guide for Wetstock Reconciliation at Fuel Storage Facilities“, which is free to download at Petrol Stations – Health and Safety Authority. The guide is designed to assist petrol station operators to prevent and detect fuel leaks on their...

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Simple Guide to Pollution Prevention for Businesses

Everybody has heard of major environmental disasters and the legal, public relation and financial costs to high profile business, right!! Less well known are the easily avoidable environmental issues applicable to all types of business, be they SMEs or large Multi-National Companies, which add significant cost to businesses every year. Hands Up which businesses would...

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Discharge to Groundwater – Risk Based Assessment

The technical assessment of a discharge to groundwater activity is risk-based and receptor-focussed. The assessment  follows the source-pathway-receptor model which underpins all groundwater protection schemes in Ireland as well as the Water Framework Directive on which the Groundwater Regulations are based. Every discharge activity carries a degree of risk.  The challenge lies in differentiating between...

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