Using sorbents as part of your spill containment and safety measures can help protect your employees, assets and the environment.
When choosing the appropriate sorbent for your business or application, consider factors such as the type of liquids you handle, the size of potential spills, environmental considerations and any regulatory requirements specific to your industry. The proper selection and use of sorbents is essential for effective spill containment and safety in the workplace.
Spill Containment in your workplace
Benefits of sorbents
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I have large drums of liquids in my facility. What can I use for spill containment?
Use spill containment pallets to safely store and contain hazardous materials, chemicals or liquids to prevent spills and leaks. If a spill occurs, spill containment pallets have a built-in secondary containment basin or sump that can hold spilled or leaked liquids. Using these pallets can minimize the risk of costly cleanup efforts, regulatory fines and environmental damage caused by spills and leaks.
What are some of Wesco’s most popular spill containment and clean up products?
Be ready for an emergency clean-up with this 5-gallon reusable pail. This kit includes socks and pads to absorb non-aggressive liquid drips, leaks and spills. The included pail is small enough to be transported or taken anywhere.
These earth-friendly sorbents are not only made from 100% recycled material, but they also perform just as well or better than other leading products. Oil-Only Sorbents absorb all oil-based liquids and repel water. These sorbents will actually float on water and absorb only the oil. Use these sorbents to absorb oils such as lubricants, fuels, mineral oil and vegetable oils.
Secure a spill with Spilfyter Socks by surrounding and containing spills. These earth-friendly sorbents are not only made from 100% recycled material, but they also perform just as well or better than other leading products. Simply shape or mold socks to fit into tight areas where spills may occur. If you encounter a large petroleum-based spill, use Oil-Only Socks. These sorbents will actually float on water and absorb only the oil.
Take the guesswork out of spill response with Kolor-Safe Neutralizers. Many aggressive liquid spills involve hazardous bases that require a way to render them safe for final clean-up and disposal in accordance with local, state and federal regulations. The color change process lets you know when bases are safe to handle.
Provide off-floor storage of drums. Modular Platforms interconnect to provide many customized layouts.
The Eagle 4 Drum Spill Containment Pallet is constructed of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) for excellent durability and chemical resistance. Features a sump capacity of 132 gallons and black HDPE flat top grating which removes easily for cleaning. The drum has a forkliftable design with drain plug. Meets EPA requirements for secondary spill containment of hazardous materials.
Feel free to contact our Safety Support Team to help you select the best spill containment sorbents and pallets for your workplace. We can offer a wide variety of options that fit your budget and specific needs.