Modifying and reusing empty drums: A health and safety solution

How to reduce or eliminate the health and safety risks of modifying and reusing empty drums.


What it contains

Empty drums modified and reused to store, lift and transport heavy material can present serious workplace health and safety risks. This document outlines how workplaces can find alternatives to using drums to reduce risks. It explains:

  • safer alternatives to modified drums
  • how to reduce or eliminate these risks through safer work systems
  • how to find safer storage systems