day millions of gallons of gasoline and diesel
are pumped into vehicles by the untrained public.
The majority of people have no idea of the
potential hazards of petroleum products. It
is almost standard practice to latch the nozzle
on while the customer checks the oil, washes
the windshield, and sits in the vehicle out
of the weather. Even worse they leave the vehicle
completely unattended while they go into the
C-store. While this practice is a convenience
for the customer, it leaves the potential for
overfilling the vehicles fuel tank and having
Even a small release at a fuel island can become a catastrophic event. As stated
before most of the public doesn't understand the potential dangers of petroleum
products, making it vital to contain and clean the release in a timely manner.
Service stations are full of ignition sources and have parking lots that ultimately
run to a sewer and/or the environment. The Boomerang Spill Response System
can be easily placed at any fuel island where it will be readily available
to respond to a release the instant it occurs. A quick response to the release
will significantly reduce the potential of a fire and/or environmental impact.
The Boomerang Spill Response System is so easily used that service station
employees can be trained in minutes. With a small set of simple illustrated
instructions, the general public could even deploy the system if necessary.
With the growing emphasis on environment and safety the Boomerang Spill Response
System should become as standard as the fire extinguisher on fuel islands.
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