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Chemical Spills & Safety: Secondary Containment

Posted by Empire Safety on Jan 11, 2017 11:00:00 AM

You play by the rules. You know your facility has hazards throughout; it’s necessary for production. Some of those hazards are mechanical and require Lockout/Tagout measures, so you abide by those regulations. You know you need to provide proper PPE for your workers; you got that covered too. And you have even made sure that you comply with the standards for stormwater management and spill control. You know how important it is to the health of your workers and to the environment that you keep hazardous waste from getting into the water and soil. And just in case you ever forgot, the EPA will remind you in the form of massive fines. Facility compliance is important to you.  Unfortunately, for many in the industry this is where the safety train stops. Once these certain safety measures are put in place, they are often forgotten about, until a spill or leak happens. Read More

Topics: Spill Control, Chemical Spill Control