Tag Archives: Environmental Hazmat Response

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 […]

An Environmental Partner with Resolve

For many people the New Year brings resolutions to make positive changes.  Companies and nonprofits that have special waste disposal and emergency response needs can resolve to make 2015 the year that they build a relationship with Protect Environmental Services.  Protect’s staff can provide pricing tailored for your organization’s specific disposal needs and our emergency […]

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 […]

Chemical Spill Cleanup and Reporting

When a spill of a chemical product occurs, the responsible party must make sure certain actions are completed in order to meet their legal obligations.  Regardless of whether a spilled chemical is on private property, it must be reported to certain regulatory entities if the spilled amount exceeds certain limits.  These limits are referred to […]

Federal Agencies Involved in HazMat Response

There are millions of chemical products that are used for industrial and consumer applications.  These chemicals are used all across the country in processes that range from growing apples to manufacturing zippers.  These products play a crucial role in our economy but misuse or mishandling of chemicals can lead to severe consequences for human health […]

Taking Responsibility for Spills

Protect understands that when an accident involving a chemical spill occurs the individual or company in procession of the material may not fully realize the extent of their responsibility for the cleanup.  Protect Environmental steps in for clients who find themselves facing daunting cleanups and with eighteen years of experience we have the knowledge and […]

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, […]

Health and Safety during Cold Weather Activity

It is important for companies that perform work outdoors to plan for and educate their employees on safety policies regarding winter weather.  Protect Environmental conducts spill cleanup operations year-round so our employees are trained and equipped to prevent serious injury during the coldest months of the year.  When unprepared employees are exposed to cold weather […]

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 […]