With more 200 locations in North America, Clean Harbors has the manpower, equipment and technical expertise to manage any size environmental emergency on land or water.
Clean Harbors can rapidly deploy experienced, fully certified workers to meet the needs of any incident in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico.
- Over-the-road incidents
- Punctured lines
- Tank overflows
- Leaking drums
- Saddle tank spills
- Large pipeline ruptures
- Mercury spills
- Biological and infectious materials
- Ship groundings
- Tanker truck rollovers
- Chemical and hazardous material spills
- Oil spills
- Hurricane, earthquake and storm damage
- Emergency lab packs
- Homeland security and terrorist attack responses
- Releases in warehouses and distribution centers
Rapid Response and Containment
Varying by the response, spills typically can be contained within the first few hours, with minimal remediation in the next 48 hours. Clean Harbors works under all local, state and federal guidelines (EPA, OSHA, USCG, etc.) when performing containment and cleanup. Waste for off-site disposal is packaged and prepared for shipment to a waste treatment and disposal facility.
Clean Harbors Emergency Response experts can provide guidance on emergency management, operations, planning, logistics and more. Our Standby Emergency Response Coverage ensures that you have the necessary coverage and response in the event of an environmental emergency.
Oil Spill Removal Organization (OSRO)
Under the U.S. Coast Guard’s OSRO Classification Program, Clean Harbors holds Captain of the Port ratings for facilities and vessels in 56 ports throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.
Emergency Operations Center
Clean Harbors operates an Emergency Operations Center where duty operators certified in DOT and RCRA can help you 24/7. One number, one call: 800.645.8265