With the amount of small gasoline powered equipment used in golf course maintenance you already know that gasoline is extremely flammable and dangerous, but do you know what all of OSHA’s requirements related to gasoline and safety cans are? And more importantly, are you in compliance with those requirements?
Being in compliance with all of OSHA’s regulations is essential not only to protect yourself in case of an audit, but also to protect yourself, your club, and your employees.
OSHA has strict regulations for the handling, storing and use of flammable liquids, and compliance with these regulations begins with the use of approved safety cans. The cans you use should be approved by OSHA.
Can you use those red plastic $5.00 gas cans on your golf course? If you didn’t guess the answer, the answer is NO!