Tag Archives: Emergency Procedures

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 […]

Training and Preparedness: Be Ready with a Qualified Emergency Responder-The Eight Points

Vehicle wrecks can happen at any hour of any day of the year.  You need to act fast if a truck in your fleet has an accident.  If the truck releases cargo, liquids or fuels, the urgency increases.  When spills occur on roadways, state and local authorities demand quick action in order to get the […]

Protect’s Hazardous Waste Disposal Services

At Protect Environmental we believe that knowledge is critical to waste management and spill response.  If your company generates hazardous waste, universal waste or other regulated waste you must comply with stringent EPA and DOT guidelines when disposing of these wastes.  Generators in the state of Texas must also comply with regulations established under Title […]

Standing by for You

Almost any company can have a chemical spill and while some very large companies may have their own internal HazMat response teams, it is not cost effective for smaller or medium sized firms to have trained personnel and equipment on standby in case of an accidental fuel or chemical spill.  Protect Environmental was founded in […]

Customer Service in a Crisis

An important part of doing business is building relationships with partners that you can trust.  These relationships allow businesses to adapt to new regulations, expand into new markets and persevere during times of disaster.  When a disaster or accident affects a company’s operations, certain resources need to be deployed quickly to manage the incident so […]

Make Protect Environmental a part of you Contingency Planning

There are many types of disasters that can affect the businesses that operate in the North Texas Area.  Fires, floods, tornadoes, roof collapses, vehicle accidents, theft, chemical spills and other industrial accidents can put a sudden halt to operations and cost a company serious money.  In order to minimize losses and protect employees and resources, […]

Wait or Call for an Emergency Response?

Spills occur across Texas every day.  The causes of these spills can range from a semi-trailer jackknifing on the highway to a forklift puncturing a drum in a warehouse.  If your company uses or transports chemical products, it’s not a matter of ‘if’ a spill will occur but when.  In the event of a chemical […]

Emergency Response and Spill Reporting

At Protect Environmental, we know that when a spill of regulated material occurs, it is important to take the proper reporting actions immediately to ensure compliance with state and federal laws.  The person or company that is deemed the responsible party is not only liable for cleanup costs but can also have hefty fines levied […]

Overview of Spill Regulations in the state of Texas

No matter what companies try to do to avoid chemical spills, unforeseen factors will lead to accidental releases of chemicals or materials into the environment.  The Federal and state governments have many rules regarding how spills of hazardous and non-hazardous materials should be handled.  In the state of Texas, the regulations for spills and required […]