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Covid-19 Risk to Workers

Covid-19 Risk to Workers Covid-19 is a respiratory virus, largely spread through breathing in infected respiratory droplets.The risk of exposure to it in industrial facilities may depend on the type of industry and the need for workers to be within 6 feet of each other. The CDC says that even though COVID-19 spreads primarily from…

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Blackwell’s Inc. is Still Open for Business Servicing the Industrial Cleaning and Flooring Needs

While many businesses across our country are closed due to the coronavirus shutdown, Blackwell’s, Inc. is still open and servicing the industrial cleaning and flooring needs at large manufacturing industries. Thankfully, many manufacturing industries are still producing goods vital to our country. For those manufacturers that are forced to close due to the coronavirus, hopefully…

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Blackwell’s Against the Backdrop of the Coronavirus

Blackwell’s Inc has a contingency plan in place designed to prevent any service disruptions due to coronavirus impacts. Blackwell’s will continue to monitor CDC and EPA guide lines, product recommendations and implementation processes, required to maintain a front-line position in the battle against COVID-19. Much of Blackwell’s day to day work involves the cleaning and…

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Vacuuming Rooftop Ballast Rock

So why do roofing contractors put rock on a flat roof? There are several reasons. The ballast (rock or gravel ) protects the waterproof membrane underneath from the blistering and cracking damage from the sun. The ballast helps weigh down the membrane to keep it in place. And, it makes the roof more energy-efficient. Some…

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Emergency Cleaning

Emergencies can happen anytime. And when they do, a quick response is critical. Blackwell’s Inc. received a 5:05 PM call yesterday to respond to an immediate need at a large industrial site . The facility had accidently filled the oil fire suppression and effluent tank to capacity with runoff water, leaving no room for any…

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Repair of a HazMat Storage Area

A hazardous material is any thing which has the potential to cause harm to humans, animals, or the environment. It could be in the garage, the bathroom, even the kitchen, but without a doubt, most homes, if not all homes in America have some type of hazardous material stored . . . somewhere.  And it’s…

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