The Universal Absorbent Sock’s super-absorbent cellulose soak up more than one gallon for every four feet! A single 4′ Sock can absorb more than a gallon of oils, coolants, solvents or water, making it a true top performer. Eight foot Universal Absorbent Socks can absorb over 2 gallons, great for usage wherever spills and overflows occur most.
Universal Absorbent Socks are ideal for surrounding spilled fluids or wrapping around leaky machines. Universal Absorbent Socks are easy and convenient to put into place. Universal Absorbent Socks contain spills to keep fluids from spreading into larger areas and becoming slippery hazards. Universal Absorbent Socks are very flexible to conform around machine bases and offer a snug fit with no seepage.
Absorbent Socks are color coded to help you visually identify the right sorbent for your needs. Grey socks are for absorbing any type of liquid. White designates Oil-Only sorbency and makes it easy to identify when saturated. Yellow denotes hazardous material absorption.
Universal Absorbent Socks helps you comply with OSHA regulations:
29 CFR 1910.120(j)(1) – Under an OSHA requirement, “DOT-specified salvage drums or containers and suitable quantities of proper absorbents shall be kept available and used in areas where spills, leaks, or ruptures may occur.”
40 CFR 112.7(c)(1) – Facilities must have “appropriate containment and/or diversionary structures to prevent discharge oil from reaching a navigable water course.”
40 CFR 263.30(a) – In the event of a spill, transporters must, “take appropriate immediate action to protect human health and the environment.”
40 CFR 263.31 – Transporters, “must clean up any hazardous waste discharge that occurs during transportation…so that the hazardous waste discharge no longer presents a hazard to human health or the environment.”
49 CFR 173.3(c)(2) – The area between a container and a salvage drum used for overpacking must have “sufficient cushioning and absorption material to prevent excessive movement of the damaged package and to eliminate the presence of any free liquid at the time the salvage drum is closed.”