Emergency spill kit keeps workplace safe

Castrol Heavy Duty Lubricants North America is offering the Castrol Emergency Spill Kit and oil recovery contact list to help keep workplaces and employees safe. This kit provides the materials to take immediate action in case of a minor spill (15 gallons or less). The spill kit features universal absorbents that can handle many types of spills including oils, alkalis, acids, fuel, chemicals, and contaminated water.

This kit has simple instructions and color-coded contents, and it all comes in an easy-to-carry bag. The kit contains:

  • Drum plug compound, which in many cases makes it possible to seal the source of the leak

  • Booms that help to contain the spill and protect drains, gutters, and waterways

  • Absorbent pads to soak up the fluid

  • Disposable bags and ties

  • Flame-retardant sawdust to soak up residues

  • Absorbent material

  • Special disposal bags with 15-gallon capacity to safely contain waste material

  • A list of used-oil recovery companies

Castrol has reviewed the used-oil recovery companies on this list to ensure that each company has the appropriate licenses and procedures in place to handle used oil responsibly. However, the firm will not be responsible for evaluation and initiation of these business relationships.

Interested parties can obtain the list by contacting Castrol, 9300 Pulaski Hwy, Baltimore MD 21220.

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