Oil spills around the home and workspace can quickly cause serious problems, the main problems being safety and the damage to the environment. One of the quickest and easiest ways to quickly mop up those oil spill is with the use of oil spill kits. In some countries it is actually law that you have these kits available in the workplace if you work with oil and chemicals that can cause damage to the employees and the environment. These kits come in a variety of different sizes, so it would be a wise idea to do a little research into exactly what you are going to need.

Oil Spill KitsFirst of all you are going to need to work out what the maximum size of a potential spill is going to be, if its only going to be potentially a small spill, then there are plenty of small bagged spill kits out there to do the job. If it could possibly be a larger spill then you might need to buy a kit that is mobile and moved around on wheels. The bottom line is to do your research and buy kits that will do the job that you require from them and that is to quickly, safely and easily mop up spilled fluids.

One of the best places to buy oil spill kits is the Internet, this is because not only is the price usually a lot cheaper, but you can read online customer reviews to find out if the kits that you are interested in buying are good or bad. Let's take a quick look at just three models that are out there in the marketplace today.

The first spill kit that we are going to look at is the 5 Gallon Oil Dri L90435 Oil Spill Kit. This is a self contained kit which includes socks and universal pads to quickly absorb all type of oils, fluids and chemicals. This kit is designed to absorb up to 3 gallons of spilled fluid.

The second kit that we are going to take a closer look at is the 5 Gallon Pail Spill Kit. This is an excellent kit at an excellent price and can be used for many different applications. When you buy this kit you will get eleven 6 oz pads, 2 pair of nitrile gloves, three 3 inch by 48 inch absorbing socks, 2 gallons of zimmerlite granular absorbent, one instruction sheet, one plastic tie wrap and two material containment bags.

The third and final kit on the list is the Sorbent Products Oil Spill Kit. This 20 piece kit is designed to be used on oil only, so if there is a possibly of chemical spillages then this is not the kit for you. Contained in the wonderful kit is 10 pads, instruction sheet, disposal bag, one pair of nitrile gloves and two SOCs. This kit has a volume capacity of 4 gallons, which makes it ideal for most small oil spillage jobs around the home and workplace.