A hazardous materials spill can be classified based on it size. The size of a leak can affect how the spill is handled.
(1) volume in liters
(2) voume in gallons
(3) size of leak
Volume in liters
Volume in gallons
Size of Leak
<= 55 (208 liters)
one small leak from any size package
multiple small leaks or one large
Very large volumes may occur with:
(1) tanker or rail car
(2) entire train or a ship
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