Safety Facility Equipment Identification Catalog Page 424 Absorbents & Spill Control

424 Absorbents and Spill Control 424 View full product specs on page 432. Absorbent Spill Kits Accidents do happen, so it's better to be prepared. Brady offers a complete selection of SPC spill kits in a variety of types and sizes to equip you with everything you need to clean-up accidents when they happen. Quickly and easily clean-up spills of oils, solvents, coolants and other fluids. They are ideal for fast response to critical accidents. Many of our kits are available in the following types: Universal/Maintenance Kits: All-purpose absorbents for oil, water-based and chemical liquids Oil Only Spill Kits: Water repellent absorbents for oil and petroleum-based liquids Chemical Spill Kits: Absorbents for aggressive and hazardous liquids Re-Form Spill Kits: Universal absorbents that are eco-friendly TAA Compliant Spill Kits: Complies with the Trade Agreements Act Mixed Application Spill Kits: Ideal for indoor and outdoor applications. Kits contain both all-purpose universal absorbents and water-repellent oil only absorbents for petroleum and oil-based liquids Spill Kits Increase Efficiency Worker productivity and efficiencies can be improved dramatically by placing spill kits or absorbent storage centers strategically around the facility and closer to the areas of need. For both emergency response and routine maintenance and safety, you don't want employees wandering away from their workstation to the other side of the plant or tool room to find the absorbent materials they need. 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 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! Spill Procedure Guide: What To Do When A Spill Occurs Maintenance Areas Shipping Docks Freight Vehicles Plant Floor Be prepared: make sure you have spill kits on hand throughout your facility!

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