Job of the Month – Oct. 31, 2022

Carbon Black, when spilled, can cause problems. According to Continental Carbon Company in Houston, a major manufacturer of Carbon Black, “occupational exposure to Carbon Black may result in a loss in one aspect of lung function.” That’s enough of an issue for a large...

Job of the Month – September, 2022

On September 15, a large company in Nevada, specializing in truck rentals, contacted HazChem Environmental with a problem. This client had 21 truckloads of expired hand sanitizer. “This was a major issue to them,” explained HazChem Co-Owner Alan Shapiro. “Keeping 21...

Job of the Month -July 26, 2022

Hydrofluoric acid is a dangerous, potentially deadly, chemical compound. On July 26, 2022, at 5:40 a.m., one of the largest freight carriers in the world discovered hydrofluoric acid had spilled inside a trailer at one of its terminals in Illinois. “We were called at...

Job of the Month – June 26, 2022

On June 26, 2022, at 10:25 p.m., a truck was involved in an accident on U.S. Highway 41 in Indiana, spilling approximately 135 gallons of fuel. The Indiana Department of Transportation (IDOT) responded immediately. At 10:30 p.m., HazChem Environmental was called to...

Job of the Month 5-25-22

An international transportation company with annual revenue of $2 billion had a problem on April 28. One of its trucks had suffered a spill of resin on its trailer and outside of the trailer in Bensenville, IL. The spill site was less than 12 miles from HazChem’s home...