Proper chemical handling

SAFE HANDLING OF CHEMICALS

  • ALWAYS WEAR GLOVES and SAFETY GLASSES OR GOGGLES WHEN CARRYING OR ADDING CHEMICALS.

  • NEVER ADD WATER TO CHEMICAL, ALWAYS ADD THE CHEMICAL TO WATER.

  • WEAR MASK WHEN ADDING CHLORINE TABLETS TO CHLORINATOR.

  • WEAR PROTECTIVE APRON WHEN ADDING LIQUID CHEMICALS TO POOL.

  • WHEN ADDING A LIQUID OR POWDER CHEMICAL TO SWIMMING POOL WATER, BE AWARE OF THE DIRECTION OF THE WIND, AND WEAR PROTECTIVE EYE WEAR (along with the gloves and apron); AND KEEP THE CONTAINER AS CLOSE TO THE WATER AS POSSIBLE.      

 

NEVER use fire extinguishers on chemical fires

ALWAYS use water on chlorine spills or fires

Hose off ANY chemical spills from pool deck, driveway, etc.    

RESPIRATOR PROTECTION

DUST AND WELDING FUME RESPIRATOR –

          With approved protection from metal fumes, and chemical fumes.  Used in applications such as welding, soldering, metal cutting, where a metal fume hazard may exist.  Provides fume fever relief when welding on galvanized or stainless steel.  Also approved for lead dusts and chemical fumes.  Exhalation valve improves worker comfort and acceptance.

CHEMICAL AND DUST GOGGLE 

FEATURES – Impact resistant polycarbonate lens, snug and comfortable fit, liquid splash protection, dust protection, flying chip and particle protection, ventilation via perforations, good optical and field of vision.

PVC GLOVES 

Multi-purpose chemical, abrasion and temperature resistant – liquid proof hand protection.  Durable and flexible; resists cuts and snags. 10″ sleeve to avoid spillage down the inside of the glove.  Milling of the glove handles wet slippery items safely, and adds greater chemical resistance.

RUBBER APRON 

27″ x 42″ Rubber Apron – Vapor-proof material repels chemical splashing, protecting clothing and skin form chemical contact.  Material is cut resistant and lightweight enough so as not to make too hot and uncomfortable.