Absorbent And Spill Control Catalog Page 96 Spill Kits & Containment

96 Spill Kits & Containment 1. Risk Assessment Evaluate the type of material spilled and identify the source. If you are NOT familiar with the liquid and its chemical properties, vacate the area and contact proper authorities. 2. Protective Clothing Wear the appropriate protective gear for the situation. If the source or the material is not identifiable, assume the worst. 3. Containment Contain the liquid and seal drains. 4. Stop the Source Close valves, rotate punctured drums and plug leaks where it is possible and safe to do so. 5. Begin Clean Up Use Brady SPC absorbents to absorb spilled liquids. 6. Contact Authorities Report the spill to proper legal authorities in your community. Be sure to fill out all necessary reports in accordance with local laws. 7. Disposal of Used Material Absorbent materials take on the characteristics of whatever they absorb. Be sure to dispose of used absorbents and spilled liquids in accordance with local laws. 8. Decontaminate Clean all tools and reusable materials properly before reuse. 9. Restock Materials Replace absorbent materials and safety equipment used in any clean-up operation. 10. Review Contingency Plans and Procedures! When a spill happens, time is of the essence to make sure quick and safe clean-up occurs. Here are some helpful hints to make sure you, your employees and the environment are protected. PLEASE NOTE: THE SPC SPILL KIT IS A STOP-GAP MEASURE FOR MINOR SPILL CLEAN-UP. IF A SERIOUS SPILL OCCURS, CONTACT LOCAL AUTHORITIES FOR DIRECTION AND ASSISTANCE FOR THE PROBLEM. DUE TO THE POSSIBLE TOXIC AND HAZARDOUS FLUID ABSORBED, BRADY DOES NOT RECOMMEND DISPOSAL PROCEDURES. Spill Procedure Guide: What To Do When A Spill Occurs

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