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421 Phone: 1-800-HOT-HOGS (468-4647) Fax: 1-800-621-PIGS (621-7447) Web: newpig.com PIG Expert Advice Universal Spill Preparedness PA P E R 5STEPS SPILL RESPONSE TO EFFECTIVE EXPERT ADVICE Top products that can help you comply: 40 CFR 264.32(c) requires facilities to be equipped with spill control and decontamination equipment. 40 CFR 262.34(d)(5)(iv)(B) states that, in the event of a spill, facilities must contain and clean up hazardous waste and any contaminated materials or soil. 40 CFR 263.30(a) states that transporters must take immediate and appropriate action to protect human health and the environment in the event of a hazardous waste spill. EPA regulation summary PLR267 PIG SpillBlocker Dikes .............................. 179 PLR403 PIG DrainBlocker Drain Covers ................ 171 PIG Spill Kits .............................................. 87 Spill Preparedness Follow these five steps for effective spill response: 1. Get ready: Investigate what materials you have onsite, train employees on proper handling and stock up on the right absorbents and PPE. 2. Size up the situation: Assess whether it's safe to go near the spill. Try to identify the source and listen for any unusual sounds. Be prepared to pull an alarm or mobilize a response team. 3. Suit up: Determine what PPE spill responders should wear based on what has spilled. 4. Clean up and decontaminate: Create a barrier around the spill, stop the source and collect waste for proper disposal. Then decontaminate the area, tools and PPE. 5. File your reports: Send reports about the spill and response to the appropriate federal, state and local agencies. Spills happen. Do you know what to do? With the right plan and equipment, you'll be prepared to deal with the inevitable. Our white paper tells you everything you need to know. DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE WHITE PAPER: newpig.com/ spillresponse KIT202 PIG Spill Response Tactics Training (TRN100) Train workers on best practices for handling incidental spills - from assessment to cleanup and reporting. See page 252 WATCH THE VIDEO Worried about spills on the road? Check out our spill kits just for trucks: newpig.com/truckkitsvideo Find more answers at newpig.com/expertadvice

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