ESS buildings make it easy to comply with hazmat storage rulesJanuary 27, 2016 REDWIRE is news you can use from leading suppliers. Powered by FRASERS.
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Excess Space Solutions (ESS) can provide the perfect building to meet the federal requirements for safe storage of hazardous materials. The company offers modular fibreglass buildings that are prefabricated and delivered “ready to use”. These buildings can be custom designed to suit any need.
Safe storage guidelines
The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) storage guidelines help to protect both workers and the environment. According to the guidelines, it is essential to use chemically resistant structural materials in areas where hazardous materials are stored. The fibreglass buildings from Excess Space Solutions meet this need, as fibreglass can stand up to even the most corrosive chemicals without rotting, rusting or corroding.
Another WHMIS guideline is to ensure appropriate spill containment equipment is in place. ESS buildings meet this requirement with an innovative spill containment flooring design. These buildings use a fibreglass pan to catch and hold spilled liquid. To provide a seamless seal, the pan is mounted to the building and then sealed from floor to ceiling. When required, a steel or fibreglass grated floor can be installed on top of the pan. This will allow any spillage to flow underneath and keep it away from the walking space.
WHMIS guidelines also state that hazardous material storage areas should be well ventilated. Excess Space Solutions can help customers with this requirement as well, because the company offers a variety of additional options for its fibreglass buildings. Some of the available features include ventilation systems, access ramps and explosion proof electrical equipment.
Excess Space Solutions offers a variety of prefabricated, modular and portable structures. These buildings offer flexibility and convenience, but also all of the quality and durability of a permanent construction. These structures are built to last and designed for safety. They range from demountable wall systems that meet non-combustible requirements, to structural steel mezzanines with removable access gates and checker plate stair treads for reduced slippage.
For more information, contact Excess Space Solutions.