Many workplaces need to store corrosive substances on site. This is particularly common in the mining, industrial cleaning and refrigeration industries. Corrosive substances can cause serious harm to people and the environment if they are not stored correctly.
Diesel and other petroleum-based substances are particularly dangerous. They are also among the most widely used and transported hazardous substances.
Reducing the possibility of diesel spills in the workplace by taking preventative measures is key. However, accidents, leaks and other unforeseen events can still occur. So, it’s important to have an effective spill response plan in place along with the appropriate fuel spill kits.
Aerosol cans are a convenient way of storing and dispensing hazardous substances. So, they’re commonly used and stored in workplaces around Australia and the world. Aerosol cans, however, are a Class 2 on the Dangerous Goods list and can be hazardous to your workplace if stored improperly.
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