Tag: Safe Handling

Biofuel Considerations: Safe Handling of Ethanol—For Your Tank

Ethanol is a renewable, domestically produced fuel that can be made from grains, such as corn or wheat, or from cellulose sources, such as prairie grass or agricultural, forestry, or municipal wastes. In the United States, ethanol is primarily made from corn. EPA’s Office of Underground Storage Tanks regulates tanks storing petroleum and biofuels. Under […]

Training Tips for Safe Solvent Storage and Handling

Safe Storage Keep storage areas free of combustible materials such as chips, leaves, rags, pallets, paper, and so on. Avoid stacking containers to prevent a tip-over and spill. OSHA allows a maximum of two drums stacked with a pallet between to prevent excess stress on the walls of the drums. Don’t store solvents with incompatible […]