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WALGA has established a Preferred Supplier Panel for the provision of Hazardous & Emergency Event Clean-Up Services.
This arrangement will provide services to assist Members in the assessment, management and clean-up of both small scale hazards and larger scale emergency events.
Each Supplier has contracted to provide services across 2 (two) categories;
Category 1 - Hazardous Material Clean-Up Services – Eg. clean-up of hazardous material that has been dumped illegally.
Category 2 - Emergency Event Clean-Up Services – Eg. clean-up after a bush fire or major flood damage.
Services that can be provided include;
Emergency Waste Management:
Identification of hazardous waste;
Emergency containment/confinement of waste;
Removal of material;
Transportation of hazardous waste;
Transport of non-hazardous waste in emergency circumstances;
Monitoring, treatment and recovery of recyclable materials;
Monitoring, treatment and disposal of non-recyclable material;
Emergency collection, storage and disposal of waste;
Collection, storage and disposal of hazardous wastes, such as asbestos, contaminated sites (including contaminated soils) etc.;
Stabilisation of contaminated sites or areas; and
Resource recovery in emergency situations or hazardous environments.
Hazardous Waste Management:
Squalor and hoarding;
Remediation of clandestine laboratories (after they are made safe by relevant authorities);
Illegally dumped hazardous waste;
Hazardous wastes during emergencies;
Chemical spills; and
Hazardous material received at transfer stations.
Identification of hazardous materials;
Emergency and/or routine response to incidents and emergencies in Western Australia where hazardous and non-hazardous wastes are involved;
Confinement and containment of hazardous wastes to prevent the spread of the waste;
Clean up of hazardous wastes, including impacted soils, water, buildings and equipment;
Temporary storage of hazardous wastes, including the construction of temporary storage facilities if required;
Removal of hazardous waste from the incident site;
Transport of the waste to a storage, treatment, recycling or disposal facility in accordance with regulatory requirements;
Analysis of materials to identify chemicals present, and their concentrations;
Treatment, recycling or disposal of removed materials;
Decontamination of site, buildings, infrastructure and equipment;
Sampling and testing, using competent personnel of soil, water and surfaces to determine the levels of residual contamination after clean up and decontamination; and
Traffic control and security personnel and equipment to prevent vehicles and members of the public accessing contaminated areas.