Confined space is one of the most commonly overlooked hazards in any industrial environment. But even though it is commonly overlooked, it is still a common situation that facility painters and floor installers get thrown into.
So here’s a recent confined space project that we recently completed, and the safety steps we took to ensure the safety of our installers.
Waste oil is very difficult to hold and contain. Firstly, whatever is containing the oil, needs to be coated with a product that offers a lot of chemical resistance. But not only does it need to have a lot of chemical resistance, it also needs to have excellent adhesion because the holding container is going to be so saturated with the oil, that nearly nothing will want to stick to it. So, as is with any coating project, the prep work will be vital to the performance of the coating.