According to the Institute of Hazardous Material Management, a hazardous material is “any item that has the potential to cause harm to humans, animals, or the environment, either by itself or through interaction with other factors.” Unless you are trained and have proper safety equipment, you should never try to dispose of hazardous material yourself.
Hazardous waste is any material that is harmful to our health or the environment such as paints, oils, batteries, corrosives, and pesticides. These materials should not be thrown into landfill like other trash. Instead, you should contact a professional to dispose of the waste properly. When improperly disposed, hazardous waste can cause physical harm to [...]
A safe workplace starts with the use of protection equipment. Taking necessary precautions to avoid dangerous toxins from entering your eyes and mouth optimizes the health of the workers.
Emergency Response and Clean-up “Thank you for the excellent emergency response and clean-up efforts on Lake Sinclair! Both of your teams worked extremely hard in hot, humid conditions and displayed a professional attitude when dealing with Lake Sinclair residents and our personnel. Response time was quick and each resident’s call was fully addressed. The Management [...]
Combustible dust is found in elevated areas like ceilings and roof structures in manufacturing plants. Because of the explosive nature of dust, this creates huge health and safety concerns. In order to maintain a clean and safe environment, it’s vital to remove the dust from these areas in the plant that are not cleaned often.
In many industrial workplaces, ladder use may seem like common sense. However, with 300 workers dying each year from ladder-related injuries, it’s extremely important to discuss simple safety measures that can prevent these accidents.
What's It Like To Work In Industrial Cleaning? Careers in industrial cleaning are fast-paced and exciting. Everyday brings a new challenge that will force you and your team to find creative ways to tackle the toughest cleaning projects. From 2008 to 2012, there were more than 50 serious accidents involving the buildup of combustible dust [...]