In Part 1, we looked at the “hold while using” method of preventing small spills. You can easily hold a small solvent can in your hand while using it and easily place it on a cart when not. Try that with even a one gallon paint can, however, and you will quickly fatigue. Another tip for small container use is to seal the container lid if you plan to set the container down for a while.
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Staying Safe from Spills, Part 2
Don't use a large container as your working container.