Managing Risk at Your Business

Every business faces natural and man-made events that could lead to potential loses of property or capital.  These negative incidents and their probability are known as risk.  The risks an individual organization will face will vary depending on geographic location and the types of services or products they provide.  Every business has to analyze and […]

Protect Environmental has Celebrated its 20 Year Anniversary

  Protect has now been providing unequaled emergency response and environmental services for over twenty years.  We have conducted thousands of spill cleanups involving hazardous materials, fuels, chemicals, bio-hazardous wastes, regulated materials, and the notorious Ebola outbreak in Dallas, Texas. Over these past two decades we have developed procedures and protocols that protect lives and […]

Petroleum Spills Today

Crude oil, also known as petroleum, is one of the most utilized natural resources today.  Crude oil is naturally found in underground formations and is comprised of various hydrocarbons and organic molecules.  Once extracted, it is refined into many different products, including the diesel and gasoline that fuel over 250 million vehicles operating in the […]

GHS Hazard Pictograms

The Globally Harmonized System for Hazard Communication (GHS) is a set of standards for the labeling of chemical products and identifying the hazards associated with them.  GHS was adopted by the United Nations as a universal system to promote the safe transportation, use and storage of hazardous materials.  In 2009, the Occupational Health and Safety […]

Emergency Planning for Small Businesses

Safety in the workplace is a top priority for most employers, especially for organizations that manufacture, transport, or store chemical products.  Large corporations typically have personnel whose jobs are dedicated to safety issues such as preparing for chemical spills and other accidents in the workplace.  Small employers; however, may not have the budget to hire […]

Medical Waste: Storage and Disposal

Healthcare facilities are a common sight across the landscape and are essential to the health and well-being of the public.  These facilities produce many types of waste during the process of treating patients.  These facilities will commonly generate municipal solid waste, hazardous waste and radioactive waste, along with a type of waste specific to healthcare […]

Two decades of Spill Response Experience is a Phone Call Away

This spring Protect Environmental Services will be entering its twenty-first year in business serving the emergency spill response needs of the North Texas area.  Unlike other companies, Protect has operated from the beginning specifically dealing with chemical and bio-hazardous materials.  Our goal has been to provide timely, cost effective cleanup solutions for companies and government entities and […]

Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators

With the prevalence of various chemical products in use in the world today, it’s inevitable that some of them will become wastes that require disposal.  Since not all chemical wastes pose the same amount of danger to public health and the environment, the Environmental Protection Agency has established standards that distinguish which chemical wastes are […]

Reliability and Transparency; the Cornerstones of Protect’s Services

If you are in the transportation and delivery business, you need to be prepared for a fuel spill or pollution event.  Hopefully it will never occur; however, if it does you need to protect yourself from predatory practices from dishonest spill providers. Protect Environmental has been asked to review invoices from these types of companies […]