Hazardous & Dangerous Goods Containers

Shipping containers can easily be converted to store hazardous or dangerous goods. Our expert engineers have all of the technical know-how to convert a standard dry cargo shipping container to meet the health and safety requirements for the safe storage of hazardous chemicals and dangerous goods.

Available from 1st Containers in all sizes from 10ft to 40ft in length, we can supply you with a fully safety checked storage solution for any hazardous or dangerous material anywhere in the United Kingdom.

Materials such as paint, fuel and pesticides can be kept in storage containers once converted, but the container must meet the requirements of health and safety. The storage container for hazardous goods must be resistant to fire, capable of retaining any leaks or spillage, be dry and frost free, also adequately ventilated and secure.

In addition to the storage of hazardous goods, the 1st Containers hazardous and dangerous goods containers are also a first class solution for the storage of any item where spillage could result in slips making a hazardous environment for the client, regardless of whether the liquid itself is dangerous.

Some specifications for a converted hazardous goods container:

  • Anti-slip, anti-spark tread plate floor
  • A sub-floor sump to retain leaks and spillage
  • Side hatch to allow a fuel line and/or power cable feed
  • High security lock box
  • Ventilation to enable cross air flow, minimising toxic fumes
  • Emergency internal escape
  • Optional shelving