If you have a business that produces waste liquids, then it is best that you treat this issue with great care. In order to have everything safe, you should make sure you have a drum, tank, or IBC to store your liquid wastes, and that they are regularly inspected so no leaks take place and immediately repair any fissures you may find. Also, it is important that you check the storing, loading and unloading area, so they are clean and tidy.
The reason it is so important to be careful with your liquid wastes is that the Environmental Protection Agency has very strict regulations and ignoring them can be really costly. The penalties and fees you could receive for not taking proper care of the residues you produce are pretty high. The material risks, although great, should not be your only concern. Along with the destruction that a fire starting from unkempt liquid wastes can produce, you also need to consider the pollution of air, soil and water that incident will imply. You may have material loses of your own and you’ll also need to repair the ecological damage you’ve done with your careless behavior.
Beside all this you may find yourself in the unfortunate situation where one of your workers or clients has an accident because you managed your waste liquids poorly. It could only be a slippery surface and someone falling because of it, or a much worse scenario. Either way, paying for the hospital bills, the compensation settlement or moral prejudice, won’t be a very light burden for your financial balance.
Avoiding these situations can be very easy, as long as you create a special place to deposit your waste and employ someone to come and collect it regularly. There are several companies on the market that can give you professional help for getting the residues out of your hair and also clean any related mess that could possible appear.