Tag Archives: Safety

Washing Your Hands: When to Do it, How to Do it, and Why You Need to Do it

How to wash hands properly

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, washing your hands is the best way to protect yourself from getting sick. Especially now that we are in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping your hands clean is of top-most priority to help prevent the virus from spreading. Why You Need to Wash Your Hands: […]

Safety: a Workplace Priority

Safety in the workplace is one of those things that is often taken for granted. No one goes to work thinking that they’ll have an accident or injury that prevents them from going home at the end of their shift. Unfortunately, workplace accidents are very much a reality. OSHA states that 5,147 workers were killed […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Don’t Let Wastes Pile Up

Whether an organization generates hazardous waste, industrial waste or regular municipal solid waste, allowing the waste to accumulate over long periods of time without being properly disposed of can pose challenges for the generator.  Depending on the type of waste, there may also be potential fines for failing to dispose of waste within a certain […]

Contingency Planning, Business Risk Assessment and Emergency Procedures for Texas

Contingency Planning, Business Risk Assessment and Emergency Procedures for Texas What is a Contingency Plan? A contingency plan is a plan devised for a specific situation when things could go wrong. Contingency plans are often devised by governments, business organizations and schools who want to be prepared for anything that could happen. Why would my […]