Extend shelf life.
Regenerate spent material.
Downgrade and reuse spent material.
Reuse for other purposes.
Hazardous materials required for testing petroleum products can be some of the most dangerous substances
in use. Most of the hazardous materials used to perform the various tests in the petroleum lab are not
substitutable. Therefore, supervisors have to focus the hazardous materials management efforts on
minimization and conservative use of these materials.
PART K - UNIT RECYCLING PROGRAM
Ensure that subordinates are familiar with and participate in the recycling program. You can verify support
among your unit by ensuring that all recyclable materials are being recycled, such as:
High-grade white paper.
Make sure that recyclable material is separated at the source. Contaminated or otherwise unrecyclable
material should be removed, cleaned, or properly disposed of. Check with the Installation Environmental
Office to verify and get information on the material being recycled in your area.
PART L - IMPLEMENTING TECHNIQUES TO AVOID OVERUSE OR
Implementation of techniques to protect training area land can be accomplished by integrating them into the
Environmental Risk Assessment Matrices, Mission Planning, SOP, Orders, and Training/Performance
PART M - VERIFICATION OF EQUIPMENT, PERSONNEL, AND CORRECT
PROCEDURES TO CONTAIN AND CLEAN UP A HAZMAT SPILL
Equipment and material required for each work area can be found in the local unit ISCP and SPCC. Prior to
beginning any laboratory operation, conduct an inspection of the petroleum laboratory to verify the
presence/condition of the following hazardous materials spill containment and cleanup equipment/materials:
Solusorb Solvent Absorbent.
Periodically check the equipment/materials for serviceability, making sure that they are in serviceable
condition. Ensure that personnel are familiar with the local unit ISCP and SPCC.