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OSHA Regulations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulates worker safety in the United States and its territories. Health and safety standards are contained in Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations (29 CFR)

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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. Absorbents, 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.” Absorbents, 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." Absorbents, 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 Absorbents, Oil-Only Booms
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. Grab & Go Vehicle Spill Kits
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." Absorbent 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 Asid Spill Kits
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 equipment and trained in proper methods for cleanup and decontamination." Formaldehyde Spill Control
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