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SHOP OPERATIONS

shop
spills
Spills are inevitable, but with proper training and preparation,
cleaning them up doesn't have to be a daunting task.
By Emily Markham

[ SAFETY & HEALTH ]

S
ยป React to spills quickly and efficiently
to minimize the mess and keep the
environment and fellow coworkers safe.
Photo courtesy of SpillTech

36 Fleet Maintenance | December 2019

pills happen. There's no way around it. Oil,
coolant, or even just water will at some
point spill and make a mess that needs to
be cleaned before anyone slips and falls, or
the environment is contaminated. In these
situations, training and preparation are
key. Fleets must be aware of how to prevent
spills, the training needed for thorough
and efficient cleanup, how to determine
the severity of the spill, where to store spill
kits, and how to dispose of the used spill
cleanup materials.

Spill prevention

Though technically there is no way to fully
prevent spills from happening, fleets can mitigate spills through preparation and practice.
According to Dan Silver, vice president of
product development, and Chris Iuzzolino,
product operations manager, both of New Pig,
each fleet needs to create a spill plan specific to
their facility and the hazards present.
New Pig specializes in workplace safety and
spill containment products.
Silver and Iuzzolino explain that a spill

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How to prevent,
contain, and clean up



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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Fleet Maintenance

Uptime: Top Industry Trends in 2020 and Beyond
How Active Safety Systems Pave the Way to Vehicle Autonomy
Vehicles: Steps to Understand and Prevent Corrosion
In the Bay: Remote Vehicle Management Enters a New Phase
Shop Operations: How to Prevent, Contain, and Clean Up Shop Spills
Management: A Guide to World-Class Maintenance
Training: What is a Bistable Relay?
Reman, Rebuild, Replace: What's the Difference Between a Supplier and a Supply Partner?
Diagnostics: Four Steps of an Effective Maintenance Program
Fleet Parts & Components
Tools & Equipment
Classifieds
Guest Editorial: Trends in Asset Telematics
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Fleet Maintenance - Uptime: Top Industry Trends in 2020 and Beyond
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Fleet Maintenance - How Active Safety Systems Pave the Way to Vehicle Autonomy
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Fleet Maintenance - Management: A Guide to World-Class Maintenance
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Fleet Maintenance - Training: What is a Bistable Relay?
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Fleet Maintenance - Reman, Rebuild, Replace: What's the Difference Between a Supplier and a Supply Partner?
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