Job of the Week – Sept. 8, 2020

Hydraulic oil has spilled at a port of a top freight transportation company. Twelve gallons of hydraulic oil had spilled out of a truck and onto the ground at a Chicagoland suburban port of a large transportation company. The date was September 8, 2020. The time was...

Job of the Week -Sept. 2, 2020

Hydrochloric Acid can be problematic. If inhaled by a human, shortness of breath and irritation of the lungs can occur. Hydrochloric Acid can also build up fluid in the lungs and that can cause death. Because Hydrochloric Acid is corrosive, it can cause eye damage,...

Job of the Week – August 14, 2020

Friday, August 14, 2020. The time was 7:45 a.m. One of the largest freight transport companies in the world, with revenue over $18 billion, had a 250-gallon tote full of sulfuric acid punctured at one of its ports in Illinois. HazChem Environmental was immediately...

Disposing of Brake Fluid

There are quite a few complexities surrounding brake fluid and the disposing of it. Of course you want to avoid excessive fines, penalties and any sort of trouble with local, state or federal authorities. So let’s clear up some of those complex issues now. In the...

Job of the Week-Aug. 4, 2020

HazChem arrived at the spill site (acid) on I-294 in Illinois at 11:59 p.m. on 8-4-2020. When one of the largest freight transport companies in the world had one of its large trucks parked on the side of a highway (Interstate 294) in Illinois, HazChem Environmental...

Job of the Week – July 28, 2020

HazChem arrives and finds glue all over a truck trailer Glue was on the outside of the truck as well as inside Tuesday, July 28, at 8:05 a.m., HazChem was called to respond to an emergency about 35 miles south of our headquarters in Addison, IL. One of the largest...