Containment of hazardous materials is required for the protection of the
environment from contamination as well as for the protection of employees
who work in areas where hazardous materials are stored and used.
DOT 49 CFR 173.3:
(c) Salvage Drums. Packages of hazardous materials that are damaged or found leaking and
hazardous materials that have been spilled or leaked may be placed in a metal removable head
salvage drum that is compatible with the lading and shipped for repackaging or disposal under
the following conditions. (Meet 3 psi test)
EAGLE Salvage Drums Model 1602 Model 1695
DOT 49 CFR 173.25:
Authorized Packages & Overpacks
(a) Authorized packages containing hazardous materials may be offered for transportation in an
overpack as defined in 171.8 of this subchapter, if all of the conditions are met.
EAGLE Overpack Drums Model 1690 Model 1650
EPA 40 CFR 264.175:
Containment. (a) Container storage areas must have a containment system that is designed and
operated in accordance with paragraph (b) of this section.
(b) A containment system must be designed and operated as follows:
(3) The containment system must have sufficient capacity to contain 10% of the volume of
containers or the volume of the largest container, whichever is greater. Containers that do not
contain free liquids need not be considered in this determination.
EAGLE Spill Containment Pallets, Platforms & Work Stations
Do you have a secure waste collection or dispensing center?
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.106 (e)(2)(iii):
Separation and protection. Areas in which flammable or combustible liquids are transferred
from one tank or container to another container shall be separated from other operations in the
building by adequate distance or by construction having adequate fire resistance. Drainage
or other means shall be provided to control spills.
EAGLE Single Drum Containment Unit, Drum Funnel, Drip Pan & 4-Drum Building
Do you have drip pans under all drum faucets or leaks?
Do you have large diameter funnels to transfer liquids into drums?
Do you have drum covers or outside storage building to protect the integrity
of drums stored outside as per 40 CFR 265.173?
Uniform Fire Code - Division IV, Section 80.402 (b)(2)(F):
Dispensing and Use - Spill Control, Drainage Control and Secondary Containment.
"Rooms or areas where hazardous material liquids are dispensed into containers
exceeding a 1-gallon capacity or used in open containers or systems exceeding a
5-gallon capacity shall be provided with a means to control spills. Secondary
containment shall be provided when the capacity of an individual container exceeds
55 gallons or the aggregate capacity of multiple containers exceeds 100 gallons."