Spill 911 recently added the Ammonia Eater spill kits, manufactured by Clift Industries, to it’s line of specialty spill kits. This is the perfect kit for any spill involving ammonia, anhydrous ammonia or ammonium hydroxide.
Below is a list of step-by-step instructions on how to use the Ammonia Eater spill kit should you encounter one of these spills.
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) announced last month that it will continue it’s partnership with Health Canada to align regulatory approaches regarding the labeling and classification requirements for workplace chemicals in the United States and Canada.
The goal of this continued partnership is to implement a system that would have one label and one safety data sheet that is accepted for use in both countries. In 2013, both OSHA and Health Canada signed a memorandum of understanding to promote the ongoing collaborative efforts of implementing a “globally harmonized system of classification and labeling”.
OSHA aligned it’s Hazard Communication Standard with this harmonized system back in March of 2012 to provide a common and understandable approach to classifying chemicals and communicating hazard information on labels and safety data sheets. Canada published a similar regulation in February of this year.
OSHA’s Hazard Communication webpage, which you can access by clicking here, includes links to the revised Hazard Communication Standard as well as guidance materials, such as frequently asked questions and fact sheets. You can read the full version of this OSHA news release by clicking here.
Spill 911 carries a large line of safety storage cabinets for a variety of needs. To view our line of flammable storage cabinets, click here. To view our line of corrosive storage cabinets for hazardous chemical storage, click here. For other kinds of storage cabinets, including non-flammable and pesticide storage, click here.
Spill 911 is excited to announce the addition of several new specialty spill kits to our website that will assist with the cleanup of a number of different chemicals.
We have added these new spill kits from Clift Industries, an innovative and environmentally-friendly company that supplies various solutions to help protect your facility. Clift Industries has supplied the majority of the specialty spill kits that we’ve carried for a number of years on our website.
Below are some of the new spill kits that have been added, along with a brief description on how it can be used to help you clean up and contain a specific kind of spill.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented the President’s Environmental Youth Award yesterday to Sahil Veeramoney, a 10th-grade student at Oregon Episcopal School in Portland, Oregon. Veeramoney was presented this award for his development of a novel and efficient method to clean up marine oil spills.
Veeramoney was able to come up with his idea after studying the environmental impact of 2010 Deepwater Horizion oil spill that occurred in the Gulf of Mexico, as well as subsequent oil spills. His main focus was researching the different cleanup methods that were used. Veeramoney’s goal was to develop a universal method that is efficient and can be used in the United States and worldwide.