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H2O Environmental Makes Participates in Annual Southwest Safety Congress

H2O Environmental participated in this year’s Southwest Safety Congress and Expo hosted by the Arizona Chapter of the National Safety Council.  Held in Mesa, AZ this event is the largest annual “must attend” event in the southwest

How to Prevent Expensive Disposal Cost or Emergency Response in the event of a Natural Disaster

  Avoid Stockpiling Sometimes companies try to save money by purchasing materials in large quantities.  Unfortunately this can backfire.  In our business we see many products being disposed of because they are outdated, unused, and/or no longer

Beware of FAKE Environmental Hazardous Waste Companies!

Read This Guide To Protect Yourself In the recent months we have encountered several companies that portray they are an environmental hazardous waste company, but in fact they are not.  They do not have any permits, insurance

A Helpful Reminder to Those That Work with Hazardous Materials

Just a reminder that the 2015 Biennial Report is due March 1, 2016. Below is a link to the U.S. EPA 2015 Hazardous Waste Report Instructions and Forms (EPA Form 8700-13 A/B), which includes a link on

Video of First Aid Training at H2O Environmental

  In the world of hazardous materials clean-up there are many unpredictable and dangerous surprises that can happen when on the job. This is why H2O Environmental makes sure that the employees who visit these dangerous clean-up

Some Hazardous Waste Terms to Remember

The world of hazardous materials and hazardous waste disposal uses many terms that can be complicated.  This is a glossary of many of the most common organizations and terms to help make sense of things. Organizations CDC:

Video of a Confined Space Tank Cleaning

In this video H2O Environmental is completing a confined space tank cleaning job for bulk material tanks at WR Grace in Ogden UT. The tanks are 8.5 ft diameter and 20 ft high with a cut 24

Video of H2O Enviromental Pumping Sludge and Water to Clear Space for New Drainage Pipe

In this video H20 is pumping 60 feet of sludge and water into our tanker. We are performing the confined space task while a directional driller 300 yards away hits the bottom of the containment to add

A Lesson on the Importance of Proper Hazardous Waste Management

  When Hazardous Waste Management Goes Wrong Recently in Tianjin, China there were a series of massive explosions. These explosions reminded us not only of the consequences of poor hazardous materials management, but the explosions also remind

Video of a Confined Space Repair of a Sand Oil Separator

  This video features a confined space entry into a sand oil separator in order to do a small repair. The air quality needed to be monitored closely before and during the repair. Sand-Oil Separators are used