STORAGE OF RADIOACTIVE/HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
Containment of Material
Containment generally means using vessels, trays, diaper
paper, bench tops, etc. to contain contamination.
Segregation and Storage
Segregate incompatibles and store by hazard class.
Recommended general hazard classes for storage are:
1. Caustics (bases).
2. Acids (mineral).
3. Flammables (including organic acids).
4. Poisons (toxics).
6. Water reactives.
1. Keep flammables by themselves in Underwriters
Laboratory (UL) or Factory Mutual (FM) approved safety
cans or cabinets.
Keep acids away from bases.
Separate organics from inorganics.
Store oxidizers away from flammables.
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