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Hazardous Waste Spill Response

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24/7 Emergency Spill Response and Hazardous Waste Disposal Management

Oil Spill, Fuel Spill and Chemical Spill Emergency Mitigation Services in NJ, PA

Hazardous waste from oil spills and chemical spills threaten life, property and the environment. HAZMAT emergencies can range from small, residential events to large-scale commercial disasters. Oil tank leaks, fires, pipeline ruptures, industrial accidents, and car and truck accidents all create the potential for soil pollution, hazardous water contamination, dangerous fumes and flammable vapors. If there is any chance that dangerous chemicals or materials have been released during an accident or natural emergency, immediate highly qualified environmental remediation by experienced professionals is critical.

Diesel Fuel Spill Response
IRS Environmental Services emergency response team contains a diesel fuel spill

The Environmental Services division of Insurance Restoration Specialists, Inc. provides comprehensive emergency spill response and hazardous waste management and disposal to commercial and residential clients in the New Jersey and Philadelphia, PA areas. Our hazardous materials team includes OSHA-40 HAZWOPER trained responders and certified Hazardous Materials Management technicians. We are available 24/7, 365 days a year.

Our Environmental Services project leaders manage all aspects of the spill response and hazardous waste disposal process to comply with all health and safety regulatory requirements and insurance claim reporting needs.

Emergency Spill Response for Hazardous Materials

The IRS Environmental Services team is fully-equipped and on call at all times to respond immediately to contain hazardous spills and stabilize the incident site.

  • Site Management and Control
    Evacuate site, secure hazard zone perimeter, establish secure staging area
  • Hazard and Risk Potential Evaluation
    Identify and control leak or spill source, assess ongoing risk of fire, explosion or additional contamination
  • Protective Clothing and Equipment Requirements
    Full coverage HAZMAT suits, personal protective gear, breathing apparatus, air and environmental quality monitors, thermal imaging and scanners
  • Emergency Response Resource Coordination
    Coordinate between response teams, first responders and authorities
  • Decontamination
    Provide emergency decontamination in advance of full site remediation and waste management

HAZMAT chemical spill response
IRS Environmental technicians response to HAZMAT spill for trucking company to perform hazardous spill assessment, containment and cleanup

Site Remediation and Remediation Verification

Once a hazardous spill event has been contained, IRS Environmental Services determine the requirements for site remediation to eliminate health threats and dangerous contaminants. We follow all federal, state and local requirements and guidelines when creating and executing site and soil remediation plans.

Hazardous Waste Management

IRS Environmental project managers and on-site technicians coordinate collection and transportation logistics for all liquid and solid hazardous materials. All materials are evaluated to determine the appropriate and/or required treatment, recycling or disposal methods.

  • Pre-screened RCRA Facilities
  • ACT-90 DOT Certified Transporters

Mercury Spill Clean Up and Disposal

Mercury exposure can cause damage to the lungs, gastrointestinal tract, kidneys nervous system. Despite these dangers, mercury has many useful properties and is used in many different industrial and household items. Many residential and commercial properties have products containing mercury: Thermometers, thermostats, mercuric oxide and button cell batteries have mercury and are typically classified as hazardous waste under state and EPA guidelines.

Mercury Spill Cleanup
IRS Environmental experts perform mercury spill cleanup from a classroom accident

IRS Environmental experts clean mercury spills and safely remove mercury for proper disposal. They take all precautions necessary to contain and minimize the toxic vapor release and remove all traces of the solid mercury material. Our technicians are equipped with specialized mercury recovery vacuums and mercury detection meters to identify and safely remove liquid mercury and mercury contaminated materials.

Hazardous Waste Spill Response Qualifications

RIA member

IICR certified

EPA Lead Safe Certified

Certified Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER 40) Technicians, OSHA

Certified Emergency Hazard First Responder, National Fire Protection Association

Certified Confined Space Entry Technicians, OSHA

Certified Right-to-Know Hazard Awareness, OSHA

Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), American Board of Industrial Hygiene

Certified Construction Safety and Health Contractor, OSHA

Registered State of New Jersey Contractor

Registered State of New Jersey Public Works Contractor

Certified EPA Lead Renovator, US EPA

New Jersey Underground Storage Tank Certification

State of NJ C115 Underground Storage Tank (UST) Closure Contractor

New Jersey Subsurface Evaluation Certification

Registered NJ Department of Environmental Protection Medical Waste Generator

Certified Bloodborne Pathogens Response Technicians, OSHA