Workplace Spills – Seven Sources and Seven Methods of Prevention and Control
WHAT’S AT STAKE
From soda pop spilled on the breakroom
floor at a local factory, to a chemical spill
from that same factory that pollutes the river
and contaminates your community’s water
supply—workplace spills can range from
minor inconveniences to major catastrophes.
WHAT’S THE DANGER?
Spills present a danger to workers, the
community and the environment. Knowing
where spills are likely to occur can help
you be on the lookout for them and ways
to prevent them. Here are seven common
sources of workplace spills: