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REGULATION:
APPLICABLE
PRODUCTS:
29 CFR 1910.120(J)(1)(viii)
where major spills may occur, a spill containment program, which is part of the employer’s safety and health program required
in paragraph (b) of this section, shall be implemented to contain and isolate the entire volume of the hazardous substance being
Transferred.
SORBENTS, SPILL KITS
29 CFR 1910.22(A)(2)
floors in your workplace should be “...Maintained in a clean and, so far as possible, a dry condition.”
SORBENTS, SPILL KITS
29 CFR 1910.107(B)(3)
if floors in a spray booth or work area are combustible, they “...Shall be covered with non-combustible material of such
Character as to facilitate the safe cleaning and removal of residues.”
SORBENTS, SPILL KITS
29 CFR 1910.120(J)(1)(vii)
U.S. Department of transportation specified salvage drums or containers and suitable quantities of proper absorbent shall be
kept available and used in areas where spills, leaks, or ruptures may occur.
SPILL KITS
40 CFR 112.7(C)(1)(vii)
facilities that have the potential to pollute waterways must have “...Appropriate containment and/or diversionary structures or
equipment to prevent discharge oil from reaching a navigable water course.”
OIL-ONLY SORBENTS,
OIL-ONLY BOOMS
40 CFR 112.7(C)(1)(iv)
booms and other barriers are considered an “...Appropriate containment and/or diversionary structures or equipment to
Prevent a discharge.”
40 CFR 263.30(A)
in the event of a spill, transporters must “...Take appropriate immediate action to protect human health and the environment.”
GRAB & GO
VEHICLE SPILL KITS
40 CFR 263.31 Summary:
transporters must clean up any hazardous waste discharge that occurs during transportation …so that the hazardous waste
discharge no longer presents a hazard to human health or the environment.
29 CFR 1910.107(G)(2)
OSHA requires all spraying areas to be “...Kept as free from the accumulation of deposits of combustible residues as
Practical.”
SORBENT PADS & ROLLS
OSHA 1910.120(Q)(3)(ii)
the individual in charge of the ICS (incident control system) shall identify, to the extent possible, all hazardous substances
or conditions present and shall address as appropriate site analysis, use of engineering controls, maximum exposure limits, hazardous substance
handling procedures, and use of any new technologies.
CHEMICAL &
WASTEWATER CLASSIFIERS
1910.178(G)(2)
states that facilities using batteries containing electrolyte/battery acid must provide a contingency plan in case a spill occurs.
BATTERY ACID SPILL KIT
1910.1048(J)(2)
“in work areas where spillage may occur, the employer shall make provisions to contain the spill, to decontaminate the work area, and to
dispose of the waste.”
FORMALDEHYDE
SPILL CONTROL
1910.1048(J)(3)
“the employer shall assure that all leaks are repaired and spills are cleaned promptly by employees wearing suitable protective equip-
ment and trained in proper methods for cleanup and decontamination.”
Mercury spill control OSHA hospital recommendations:
“...Use mercury spill kits to help clean up small spills of 25ml or less. Kits should contain gloves,
protective glasses, hg absorb powder, mercury sponges, and a disposal bag.”
MERCURY SPILL
CONTROL PRODUCTS
1910.120 1910.120(K)(2)(i)
a decontamination procedure shall be developed, communicated to employees and implemented before any employees or
equipment may enter areas on site where potential for exposure to hazardous substances exists.
DECONTAMINATION
PRODUCTS
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