Tag Archives: Emergency Response

Who’s Responsible for This Mess?

Finding the responsible party after a spill The cost of a chemical spill cleanup depends on many factors. The type of material involved, where it spilled, and how much was released all come into play when removing contamination. Heavy equipment and extensive labor could be necessary, and large amounts of waste may need to be […]

Dress for Success: The Importance of PPE

Not every workplace is the same.  For many employees, functionality supersedes style when it comes to the garments they wear on the job.  Clothing that is durable and comfortable is a must for employees whose work is vigorous or dirty.  In some industries, the outerwear we use doesn’t just make our jobs easier; it saves […]

Spill Response; a Complicated Business

As anyone who’s handled a chemical spill response from beginning to end can attest, it’s complicated.  Depending on where a spill occurs, there can be many players involved in the response.  A small spill in a warehouse will be completely different from a spill in a public or natural area.  Local police, fire and environmental officials […]

Protect Environmental: Inclusive Emergency Response and Waste Management Services

Most companies, to one degree or another, transport, handle or store chemical products.  The presence of these chemical products means that the possibility of a spill exists as well.  Managers at small businesses with a handful of employees may not face the same level of risk that large industrial companies do, but they can still […]

Spill Waste Management

Businesses that store and use chemical products during their operations are at risk of having a spill but even companies that don’t use traditional chemical products may still be at risk.  Vehicles, forklifts and other power equipment contain fluids such as oils, battery acid and fuels that can pose varying levels of hazard when spilled […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Being Ready for Emergencies

Emergencies are commonly defined as unexpected, potentially dangerous situations that requires immediate action.  The spectrum of emergencies for organizations is very broad and can range from an employee cutting their hand to a catastrophic explosion or chemical spill.  Many companies are involved in round-the-clock operations so logistics hubs, manufacturing plants and air, sea and land transporters […]

Chemical Spill Frequently Asked Questions

Dealing with a chemical spill is no easy matter.  The legal and environmental considerations can seem overwhelming for a company that suddenly finds itself dealing with them during a spill.  At Protect Environmental, we want to help our clients cope with chemical spills and understand what their responsibilities are so we’ve answered some of the […]