Job of the Week – 3/29/21

Fifty gallons of glue has spilled. HazChem is called for the emergency response. Interstate Highway 94, best known simply as I-94, runs through seven states. From Montana to Michigan, I-94 is one of the busiest highways in America. Almost all the top freight-transport...

Job of The Week – 3/10/21

HazChem crew arrives at spill site. Sunday morning, March 7, 2021. One of the most prestigious and successful fast-food chains in the history of the world had a huge problem at one of its restaurants. In a small town, 130 miles west of HazChem’s headquarters in...

Do I wear a safety helmet while working at home?

SHOULD I WEAR A SAFETY HELMET WHILE WORKING IN MY HOME?   When in doubt, don’t go without. Let that be your guiding rule. Wearing a safety helmet could help prevent a life-altering injury, and perhaps save your life.If you are working at a construction site, you have...

Job of the Week-Feb. 9, 2021

Emergency spill is called in at 9:15 a.m., Feb. 9, 2021 February 9, 2021 was a cold day in Chicago. And at 9:15 a.m., HazChem Environmental received an emergency phone call from the top freight transport company (volume) in Illinois. The temperature was 6 degrees, and...

Job of the Week-Jan. 22, 2021

Never underestimate the value of an excellent Overpack drum. On January 22, 2021, one of the largest freight-transport companies in the world called HazChem Environmental at 4:57 a.m. with a major problem. “Resin had spilled on a trailer at one of their Chicagoland...

Job of the Week/12-24-20

There is something very special about a high-quality skid-steer machine. On Dec. 24, at 11:26 a.m., one of the largest petroleum-service companies in the world suffered a 70-gallon fuel spill at one of its Chicagoland stores. The spilled fuel covered 159 yards in...