SafeWork issues chemical safety alert

Dangerous chemicals can be found almost anywhere, even in kitchens. Many of the cleaning chemicals are highly caustic and harmful as two men found out in separate incidents.

Both men suffered severe burns to their feet whilst cleaning up a spill of caustic liquid.

SafeWork identified several contributing factors to the injuries sustained including:

  • Poor or non-existant spill containment for caustic chemicals.
  • Absence of spill management and reporting procedures.

Spill station have a range of smaller chemical storage trays suitable for cleaning chemicals.

The Multi Purpose Indoor Absorbent is ideal for all substances in kitchens including hot oil.