How much do you know about safe storage of chemicals?

A spate of near misses where aerosols stored in toolboxes have become projectiles has highlighted the issue of storing hazardous chemicals safely on construction sites. Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

How much do you know about the safe storage of chemicals, particularly on construction sites?

A few tips on storing flammables or aerosols (spray paint, gas touchers, plumber's glue, etc.):

☑Make sure you are storing these products upright at all times

☑Store in a location where they will not be damaged from impact

☑Keep away from heat (direct sunlight, engines, motor or fan exhausts, ignition sources, etc.)

☑Ensure all lids are properly secured

☑Keep away from any corrosives that could damage the container

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