Small Spill Prevention
Many of the materials you work with may be classified as hazardous. They
may be dangerous and even deadly. That's why all spills, no matter how small, must be taken
What is a hazardous material? It’s a
material that may endanger your life or health, the life or health of others or cause damage to your facility or
the environment. Examples include chlorine, methane, acids and other chemicals and gases you work with or may
come in contact with, at work or in your home.
In addition, hazardous materials include
everyday items like pesticides, cleaners, gasoline and paint thinner. It is important to understand your
responsibilities and knowing how to react in a safe manner.
This program educates your employees in
how to handle hazardous material spills, procedures to control spills and what to do in an emergency. It also
helps your staff understand their responsibilities and to know how to react. By acting quickly, you can protect
yourself and others.
This program is about how to react to a
spill and not letting it get out of hand with emphasis on safety and how to prevent the substances from
reaching the public drinking water supply.