If fuel or oil causes damage to the environment then the responsibility for the damage falls upon the person or business that is in charge of them-regardless of who owns them.
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As a business owner you’re responsible for making sure that your company complies with environment agency regulations on minimising the risk of pollution. Thousands of pollution incidents occur every year from factories, warehouses, transport activities and other business facilities, these incidents could almost always have been avoided. Each pollution incident is an offence and can result in prosecution-not to mention the damaging and sometimes devastating effects that pollution can have on the environment.
If you or your staff come into contact with hazardous materials or substances, or, work in a dangerous environment then you’ll probably be aware of the PPE at Work Regulations 1992, which specifies that personal protection equipment is to be supplied and used at work wherever there are risks to health and safety that can’t be controlled in any other way.