Hazardous waste services EnviroServ partners with Petro SA to protect the environment

Vision Mission and Promise
Vision Mission and Promise

INTRODUCTION

EnviroServ’s Industrial Cleaning Services assists large, medium and smaller sized customers for whom safety and environmental peace of mind are a primary concern. The company’s specialist work for larger customers includes tank desludging and cleaning, cleaning of contaminated surfaces and gulleys as well as cleaning of equipment. These services may relate to crude oil tanks, chemical tanks, sumps through to the cleaning of ships, rigs and vessels that have been brought to port for maintenance.



THE CHALLENGE

EnviroServ was tasked with the cleaning of underwater storage tanks on the Petro SA Orca Oil Rig at the Port of Ngqura in the Eastern Cape. Petro SA needed a reliable, environmentally conscious waste management provider and with its reputation, EnviroServ was trusted with successful completion of the task.

THE SOLUTION

Once a permit had been obtained from Petro SA, gas tests were conducted, and the customer was supplied with a record of all tests in the applicable tanks which were to be worked on. EnviroServ issued all internal EWM permits for all activities during the project, which included vacuuming, pump transfer, confined space entry, working at heights and all set up work. EnviroServ prevented the possibility of product leaks by placing all hose and sleeve ends in drip trays. General, petroleum and hydrocarbon vacuuming was done in accordance with the law. The customer was provided with a weighbridge certificate and a waste disposal manifest as proof of disposal, as required by the waste legislation.



IN CONCLUSION

The tank was cleaned to the desired level of cleanliness, a final gas test conducted and a gas free certificate issued. As a partner in reliable waste management solutions, with an established track record, EnviroServ provided the customer with peace of mind knowing that all waste was handled according to legislation.

Pledge & Values
Pledge & Values

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