10 Quick Tips for Tackling Cleanroom Wet Spills

by Kathy S. on July 29, 2015

10 Quick Tips for Tackling Cleanroom Wet SpillsWet spills are often embarrassing. Lingering mystery smudges? They’re just plain tacky. Depending on your environment, these are the least of your concerns.

Chemical spills in your cleanroom can be costly and dangerous. Consider the following guidelines for wiping contaminants and spills quickly, effectively and safely:

  1. Always identify spilled liquids as soon as possible.
  2. Follow the liquid’s Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).
  3. Select durable wipers for the task at hand.
  4. Select gloves that will not deteriorate with use.
  5. For hazardous spills, wear two pairs of gloves.
  6. If possible, keep gloves dry during cleanup of hazardous spills.
  7. Wear all essential protective gear during cleanup of hazardous spills.
  8. Use dry wipers to absorb liquid immediately.
  9. Clean all affected surfaces according to your site’s protocols.
  10. Dispose of wipers according to your site’s established procedures.

Don’t be caught unawares. Comply with your facility’s SOPs, and stock plenty of cleaning and protective supplies in case of minor or major chemical spills in your cleanroom. With All-Spec’s selection of wipers, gloves and other PPE garments, you’ll make quick work of all of your cleanroom spills. As for those other wet spills? Can we recommend a good drycleaner?

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