Emergency Response

Knowing that anywhere, at any time something could go terribly wrong, can be overwhelming. Releases and exposures from spills happen putting people and property at significant risk. The challenge is making sure you are prepared to address them effectively by having the right partnership and plans in place.

24-Hour Emergency Response Program

Clean Harbors is the trusted leader in Emergency Response. Over the past 35 years we have responded to thousands of spills, exposures and releases across North America. These range from small clinics to hospitals and large industrial plants, to taking the lead on some of the biggest cleanups in United States history.

Our Emergency Operations Center is fully operational 24/7/365 and duty operators certified in DOT and RCRA are ready to help and can provide guidance on emergency management, operations, planning, logistics and more. Clean Harbors works under all local, state and federal guidelines (EPA, OSHA, USCG, etc.), and we can rapidly deploy experienced, fully certified workers to meet the needs of any incident in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico.

One Number, One Call: 800.645.8265

Clean Harbors also offers Standby Emergency Response Coverage where we can perform a range of preparation activities that will expedite our ability to respond when it matters most. These can include conducting site familiarization visits, insurance and credit checks, and performing tabletop and deployment drills. Our mission is to maximize speed and accuracy in order to protect lives and greatly reduce the damage that can be caused by any incident.

The bottom line is this … no matter big or small, we can provide you with the world-class response you need when things go wrong. For true protection and peace of mind, Clean Harbors is the only option for Emergency Response services.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Chemical and laboratory spills
  • Biological and infectious materials
  • Unknown substance handling
  • Fuel spills
  • Container leaks
  • Mercury spills
  • Hazardous material incidents
  • Punctured lines
  • Tank overflows
  • Emergency lab packs
  • Over-the-road incidents
  • Hurricane, earthquake and storm damage
  • Homeland security and terrorist attack responses