Today, we’re going to share 7 simple ways to conduct a spill prevention and containment audit at your facility.In fact, these are some of the same strategies we use at ITU AbsorbTech as part of our Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) plan.
News and information about the services offered at ITU AbsorbTech including shop towels, floor mats, oil absorbents, facility services and first aid.
According to WebMD, each year, between 5% and 20% of Americans get the flu and miss a staggering 70 million work days as a result.
Safety + Health Magazine, the official magazine of the National Safety Council, recently featured ITU AbsorbTech’s SorbIts® reusable oil absorbents as one of the latest trends in spill containment and absorbents.
Last summer, a group of 5 roofers took their mid-morning break and shared some delicious iced tea. What they didn’t know was that as the temperature rose, so did their risk of having a heat-related emergency.
Comprehensive guide includes ANSI checklists on what to stock in your cabinets, how often to inspect them, where to place them, and more.
Understanding where washroom systems should be placed and knowing the technical requirement for these systems will assist you in complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and with the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG).
Get the facts on how to store, manage, and transport solvent-contaminated wipes at your facility.
Did you know that 70%–90% of dirt that enters a facility is tracked in on people’s shoes — that’s a quarter pound per day per 1,000 people.
This video introduces the benefits of SorbIts® reusable oil absorbents compared to disposable absorbents.
Are oil spill kits required by OSHA? The simple answer is, no. While there are many OSHA and EPA requirements on how to be prepared for spills, the regulations do not specifically require spills kits.
Know your options for how to dispose of one-time use shop rags and oil absorbents, including waste-to-energy, incineration, special waste, and landfill.
Some people think, “a towel is just a towel,” but that is simply not true. If you are in the graphics industry, check out our latest video on how to choose the best printer towel.
Wondering what the difference is between an disposable and reusable absorbent? Or how oil dry products stack up against mats and pads? Use the comparison chart below to make the best choice for your facility.
This article provides a centralized overview of spill plan compliance and best practices from several different regulatory perspectives – OSHA, EPA, and local agencies. We divided the content into six major topics.
This comprehensive guide covers all the costs associated with buying shop rags or wipes in bulk vs. a shop towel rental service.
Are you trying to compare costs for a uniform rental program? There are two ways a uniform rental company will typically quote you on their program.
Weekly maintenance checklist for eyewash stations at your facility helps ensure OSHA and ANSI compliance.
Find out how to manage your used oil absorbents and rags with this state and federal compliance guide.
Instantly calculate the cost and waste savings of reusable oil absorbents over disposables.
Should your company choose disposable wipes or a shop towel rental program for your facility? Here are some facts to help you decide.
Common questions answered about SorbIts® reusable absorbents.
Market Measurement, Inc., an unbiased market research firm, asked companies renting uniforms from local and national textile rental suppliers, who they felt would provide fairer billing, better product quality, higher quality service personnel and offer better value for the cost.
Environmental regulations to control the management of solvent related waste are on the rise and are aimed primarily at the printing industry.
The primary objectives of cleaning are to create a condition of well-being for humans (good hygiene), reduce exposure levels and risks, and remove unwanted substances from the environment.
Studies show that Cotton Roll Towels remove more than twice the bacteria from your hands than paper, and forced air dryers can actually add bacteria.
Instructions for end users of the SorbIts® absorbent program.
A Uniform Rental Program is a great employee benefit. Your employees get the convenience of having their work-wear washed, repaired and delivered to work each week.
The ANSI Standard for First Aid kits changed in June 2015. The revised assortment and quantity of supplies included in a first aid kit were chosen based upon a review of increased workplace incidents requiring first aid treatment, similar international standards, and current practices in treating injuries.
Because SorbIts ®are 3-5 times more absorbent than disposables, they don’t have to be changed as often. However, changing them in a timely manner is important for creating a cleaner, safer workplace.
Step by step instructional video shows how to change out a cotton roll towel.
The 2015 edition of NFPA 70E reflects a major shift in how stakeholders evaluate electrical risk. These global changes ensure consistent use of these terms throughout the document and provide consistency between NFPA 70E and other standards that address hazards and risk.
If everyone in Indiana used a paper towel just one time per week that equals 3,359 tons of paper towels
discarded each year in Indiana. That is just one paper towel a week! 2 tons (or 4000 lbs) equals the
weight of an average family sedan.
An independent research study provides conclusive evidence that laundered shop towels are the safe choice for industrial wiping.
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