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Drum storage units

Making safe storage to comply to H&S standards

Author: Dee Jones/20 May 2017/Categories: PREVIOUS BESPOKE PROJECTS, Storage & Shelving

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When an Essex-based Power Station was in need of a safe storage facility for steel drums which contained hazardous substances, they contacted Action Handling to discuss and design a bespoke solution for their requirements. The Drum Storage unit was manufactured with a custom finish and specialised paint to comply with health & safety regulations. It was designed to help compliance with environmental pollution regulations.


  • Fully secure structure - totally enclosed with sliding lockable doors with hasp and staple fitted for padlock usage.
  • Size of unit: L x W x H: 3.0 x 1.5 x 2.8m.
  • No. of drums stored on/off pallets: 16/18.
  • Sump capacity: 1000 litres.

The drum storage unit is designed to control accidental spillage.

  • Its sump holds over 25% of total liquid stored.
  • The unit is fabricated as a mild steel construction with galvanised grid mesh shelf and floor panels.
  • Comes complete with oil-tight welds and sump drain plugs.
  • Ideal for storage of paints, oils, solvents, detergents etc but not acids.

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