Tag Archives: safety hazard

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 […]

Low Hazard Spills

There are millions of products that are manufactured, transported and utilized all over the world.  Transporting and storing materials in bulk reduces costs and increases a business’s ability to meet customer demands and make profits.  Handling materials in bulk has many benefits, but it also comes with an inherit risk of having a large spill. […]

Basic Information About PCBs

There are many chemicals that can cause health and environmental problems if mishandled or accidentally released and Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) are a family of chemicals that require special consideration.  PCBs have several qualities that made them ideal for use in a multitude of products but over the years, the toxicity and other dangers of PCBs […]

Spill Cleanup in Adverse Weather Conditions

  Each season brings different challenges when it comes to emergency spill containment and cleanup.  During an emergency cleanup, the weather plays a major role in how HazMat personnel conduct operations. Heat is the most common challenge in Texas and poses significant safety risks for everyone but especially for emergency responders working in direct sunlight […]

Ignitable Wastes

Protect Environmental responds to spills and waste problems on a daily basis.  Part of our job is to recognize the inherent dangers associated with the materials that are or could be present and how to handle them safely.  The wastes classified as D001 are such wastes that require special handling and disposal. The D001 Code The […]

Spring Cleaning

April is here and it’s time for spring cleaning. Do you have a buildup of waste(s) that needs disposal? Don’t let it pile up anymore!! Call Protect to start your spring cleaning project today! Do you know that waste disposal and storage of hazardous waste have a deadline for storage? You only have 90 days […]