Tag Archives: Environmental Hazmat Response

Hiring a Hazmat Service Company: Being Careful of an Ambush to Avoid Bad Business

Hazmat service company for hire

Many hazmat service companies today attempt to get your business by touting “new technology,” “patented equipment,” “great safety records,” “lowest rates,” “age of their business,” “no regulatory violations,” and so on.   Most are financially desperate and will say or do anything to make a sale.  After being in the environmental business for over thirty years, […]

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 […]

The Secret to HazMat Response

Protect has been in the business of responding to hazardous material spills for over twenty years.  During that time, new technologies and techniques have been introduced and marketed as a ‘cure all’ for environmental remediation needs.   These new technologies may show promise in certain circumstances, but each one comes with limitations.  Experienced safety and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ebola, Then and Now

At this time last year, several countries in Africa seemed close to being overwhelmed by Ebola.  DFW residents were on edge after the first case of Ebola in the US was confirmed in Dallas and almost every media outlet was consistently publishing stories about the disease for weeks.  The disease did not spread beyond a […]

The Protect Advantage

Numerous clients in the North Texas area and beyond rely on Protect Environmental Services to manage their chemical spills and waste disposal needs.  Large organizations such as defense contractors, manufacturers, chemical distributors, government entities and shipping companies have called Protect for almost twenty years to conduct spill containment and cleanup operations but small businesses that […]