Crystalline silica is a carcinogenic material found in all conventional mineral absorbents such as diatomaceous earth. Repeated exposure to crystalline silica dust can lead to silicosis, an occupational disease that can be fatal.
Flocculants are polymers that are mainly used in the treatment of wastewater containing suspended particles. During a spill, the ground surface soiled by flocculants becomes extremely slippery. If cleaning is not carried out perfectly, mere contact with water can cause a serious fall hazard. In this article, discover the nature of flocculants, where they are used and our spill management advice.
Hydrofluoric acid (HF) is a chemical that is deadly when inhaled and when in contact with the skin. First aid, accidental spills, decontamination of equipment – Find out our advice for managing this acid in order to limit the exposure of your employees.