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In recent years there has been a rising trend in oil-related water pollution incidents in England. In 1999, there were more than five thousand oil-related water pollution incidents in England, which accounted for around 17% of all water incidents. These incidents were mainly due to leaks from un-bunded tanks; caused by inadequate storage facilities and equipment, vandalism, poor management or human error.

Regulations have been laid in Parliament which have introduced new controls on water pollution from oil stores in England.

Spill Protection, Oil & Chemical Storage Equipment

FA-ST Ltd supply the complete range of Ecospill Spill Prevention equipment to meet your environmental and safety requirements. The product range covers everything from basic spill kits to purpose built container size stores, for internal and external use.

Request a Site Visit

Get in touch with us and request us to visit your premises to perform a Spill Control & Prevention Review.

Free Premises Inspection

We'll check that your premises complies with the Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regulations 2001

Advice & Recommendations

We'll provide advice and recommendations for any products you require to correct any failures to comply.

Supply of Products

With no obligation to purchase, we can supply you with everything you need to meet regulations.

Spill Control & Prevention Products

The full Ecospill® product range is supplied by FA-ST Ltd, to help implement your Spill Control strategy, including:

  • Polyethylene, Steel & Stainless Steel Sumps & Bunds,

  • Spill Kits, Drain Covers, Emergency Absorption Kits, Recycling Bins,

  • Walk In & Bulk Storage Systems for Oils and Chemicals,

  • Fork Truck, Pallet Truck Bunds, Polyethylene Spill Guard Bendy Bunds,

  • Small Bunds, Barriers, Warning Signs, Drum Mixers, Dispensing Cans.

Other products include:

Containment Shelving, IBC Stations, Trolleys, Fire Resistant Safety Products, Personal Safety Equipment, Workshop Matting, Safety Showers, Eye and Face Showers, Eye Wash Kits, Sealants & Wipes and much more.

Spill control products

The Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regulations 2001

The regulations come into force in three stages:

  1. New oil stores are required to comply with the Regulations by 1 March 2002;

  2. Existing oil stores 'at significant risk' must comply by 1 September 2003;

  3. All remaining existing oil stores must comply by 1 September 2005

(Extracted from DEFRA). For further information on guidelines and the regulations please visit www.environment-agency.gov.uk)

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