How are sweep-off absorbents better than absorbent pads, pillows, or socks?

Compared with other absorbents that you have to touch or hold over a spill and even pick up by hand for disposal, a sweep-off absorbent needs only be sprinkled on the spill area. Mix the absorbent in, wait for it to soak up the spill, scoop or sweep it up, and dispose of it properly. Sweep-offs greatly reduce the risk of coming in direct contact with hazardous liquid spills. Still, we recommend that you wear the right PPE when cleaning up hazardous spills.

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