This Pollution Incident Response Management Plan (PIRMP) has been developed to describe Baines
Masonry’s response to a potential pollution incident and to meet the requirements of the Protection of the
Environment Operations Act (POEO Act 1997)
The PIRMP covers the property at 900 Wilton Road Appin with an Environmental Protection Licence (EPL).
The plan covers description of potential hazards, actions to be taken to prevent additional environmental harm
and details of communication required in the event of an incident. The plan is based on a risk assessment of
In the event of a pollution incident:
STEP 1: Follow Emergency Response Procedures and Notify the Chief Warden.
STEP 2: Contain the incident where possible.
STEP 3: The Chief Warden will notify the Personnel Responsible from section 8.1 in listed order.
STEP 4: The most senior of the Personnel Responsible in section 8.1 that is contacted, will complete the
notification required in section 8 if the pollution incident meets the definition in section 3.
The remainder of this document is set out to meet the requirements of the legislation.
3 Definition of Pollution Incident
A pollution incident means an incident or set of circumstances during or as a consequence of which there is or
is likely to be a leak, spill or other escape or deposit of a substance, as a result of which pollution has
occurred, is occurring or is likely to occur. It includes an incident or set of circumstances in which a substance
has been placed or disposed of on premises, but it does not include an incident or set of circumstances
involving only the emission of any noise...
See full management plan for details