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Response Time is Critical. Who do you call when an environmental emergency occurs onsite?

E nvironmental Specialists for the Construction Industry

GEMS is the ONE CALL Environmental Solutions Provider who manages all the environmental components of your construction project. Whether planned or in the event of an emergency, GEMS oversees the environmental team of specialists required to meet ALL the project components. Providing the client with ONE POINT OF CONTACT, GEMS manages the team to ensure timelines, budgets & environmental legislation are met.

Did you get onsite to find this after a rain event?

Often GEMS gets the emergency call because:  A permit wasn’t obtained  There was a changed condition (i.e. unexpected site

condition) Project site flooding due to a storm event Erosion & Sediment Control (ESC) measures failed Dirty discharge water entered a creek A sewer break occurred next to a watercourse Spills containment, clean-up and remediation is required  A fish rescue is needed  Work is being performed outside the fisheries window     

How could you have avoided this?

In the event of an environmental emergency, GEMS:  Is onsite immediately and can assume the role of

Could you have prevented project shutdown?

Did you need to perform a fish rescue?

Environmental Manager  Performs a site assessment and determines course of action  Becomes liaison with the regulatory agencies  Obtains appropriate permits (many times under accelerated timelines)  Implements mitigation GEMS is called upon in and remediation emergency situations because measures we are set-up to respond quickly, understanding the  Performs contractors’ requirements, monitoring and contractual obligations, inspection to permitting requirements and ensure regulations. measures are effectiveGEMS Contact


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