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CHEMICAL

What controls are available to mitigate risk?

  •  Establish and maintain chemical storage areas; do not store chemicals that may react with each other in the same place

  •  Use chemical containers appropriate for the chemical. For example, do not store corrosives in metal drums

  •  Have proper containment in chemical storage areas

  •  Maintain spill containment and clean-up kits; inform personnel where they are located and how to use them

  •  Provide and maintain firefighting equipment; inspect and test firefighting equipment

  •  Construct fire-safe habitats