Spill Control

  • Why Choose Environment-Friendly Spill Control Products

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    Use Earth-friendly absorbent pillows to clean up tight spaces and cramped corners. Americans produced almost 251 million tons of garbage in 2012, according to the latest data of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. That’s 8 million tons more than the trash yielded in 2000, which was about 243 million tons. With the increase in solid waste production, every business in America, including Read More

  • Spill Control Equipment: Two Important Considerations

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    Most industrial facilities use some form of liquid in their processes. Whether these be cutting fluid, oil and other petroleum products, coolants or plain water, one thing is for certain: if your facility uses these, a spill can and will occur. As a workplace hazard, spills can be considered one of the more complex types to deal with. Spills can cause slips and falls which, according to Read More

  • The Hidden Hazard: Slips, Trips, and Falls

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    Slips, trips, and falls don’t seem like a big issue. Someone trips, scrapes a knee or falls on their behind and it’s nothing to worry about, right? Well, unfortunately that is not the case. These accidents are actually responsible for 8.9 million visits to the hospital or doctor’s office annually.  It also causes 15% of all accidental deaths and 25% of reported claims in a fiscal year. These statistics Read More

  • Choosing the Right Spill Kit

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    Choosing the right sorbent is essential to proper spill clean up. Spills are inevitable at almost any job site, but how important is your company’s spill response procedure? Well, it’s actually incredibly important, especially if you work with hazardous chemicals and greasy substances. Controlling and preventing the spread of spills could mean life or death. Hazardous chemicals could potentially release pollutants into the atmosphere and Read More

  • Camo: It's Not Just For Hunting

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    So the hunters out there know that when you go out, getting ready for the big kill, its a no brainer that you suit up head-to-toe in your camo outfit. Why? So you blend in of course. The sneak attack you need to achieve when hunting,  is  easier  when you blend in with the surrounding environment, most likely the woods. Also, if you move around a lot, the Read More

  • Don't Cry Over Spilled Milk!

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    So when you think of milk you tend to think of a delicious satisfying cool-down drink that nicely compliments a very rich piece of cake or a handful of cookies right? Yeah me too. But not the EPA. Yes, I said the EPA. I know your wondering how do milk and EPA fall into the same sentence? I'll tell you how. While this oil spill in the gulf is Read More

  • Want to Help with the BP Oil Spill? Okay - Get a Haircut!

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    Think you misread, no you didn't. A hair salon in New Jersey is stepping up and helping out anyway they can by collecting and recycling hair clippings from their customers. Don't think its true? It is, read more here. The website that this salon owner found online, Matter of Trust, is an ecological organization that collects Read More

  • Why Buy the Whole Spill Kit When Refills Are Cheaper?

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    Spill kits can be costly, but are very important. Not only do many facilities require them to be accessible by law, but they can prove to be very handy. Ever wonder why a kit is so expensive? Its because you are  buying the container and the spill sorbents.  Containers for spill kits can range from the inexpensive such as a nylon bag or a Read More

  • Personal Safety During Spill Response Cleanup

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    When cleaning up a spill, many are concerned with the potential hazards they are preventing to the environment, but what about the hazards to personnel? Keeping yourself safe when responding to a spill is crucial to the spill clean up process and employee health and safety. Of course the hazards that one might face during the spill cleanup process, vary greatly depending on what job is being performed. Slips, Read More

  • A Spill Can Save You Money...Really

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    Wondering how? Are you thinking this can't be true? We'll it is. I know, I know -  the time cleaning up, the cost of the sorbents, the disposal fees, its all so expensive, but it really is the little things that add up and can save you money in the long run. Lets take sorbents. Did you know that there are perforated sorbents? Yes! Much like the new Bounty® paper Read More

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