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4 of the Most Common Places to Find Asbestos

In decades past, it was very popular for asbestos to be used in construction materials since it was affordable, durable and known to be fire-resistant. However, we now know that this material is hazardous and has harmful effects on those who are in close contact with it. In fact, the fibers that come from it (especially when it starts to deteriorate over time) can cause cancer and even death if left untreated.

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What is PCB Remediation?

At Matrix Environmental, our goal is to provide a safe learning, living and working environment with every type of project we do. For those in need of PCB remediation, we understand that this service might sound a bit confusing for some. That’s why we’re unpacking the term and the process that goes into a PCB remediation. Continue reading to learn more!

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Matrix Environmental’s Guide to Safety Training

Safety has always been – and will continue to be – our top priority at Matrix Environmental. We deal with dangerous working conditions and hazardous materials on a daily basis. Because of this we have chosen not only to train our employees according to OSHA standards, we have developed our own Safety Training requirements that set the standard in the demolition and hazardous remediation industry.

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What is Contaminated Soil Remediation?

What is Contaminated Soil Remediation?

When excavating at any project, one of the biggest concerns is that the soil you are digging up is contaminated with toxins. When a volatile organic compound (VOC) or another toxic waste is suspected, specific health and safety protocols must take place. Otherwise, you are risking serious health concerns for your workers and the public, potential fines and other harsh penalties, or exporting soil to a site that later finds this soil to be unsuitable.

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What is Asbestos Abatement?

What is Asbestos Abatement?

Ever since our opening in 1994, we at Matrix Environmental pride ourselves on being a top asbestos abatement company in Southern California. In fact, our founder, Larry Larkin, was one of the pioneers in the asbestos abatement industry in the 1980s and this experience has been crucial to our company’s growth in this specialized field.

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What is Lead Abatement?

What is Lead Abatement?

For those unfamiliar with lead abatement, it is the safe removal of lead-based paint hazards. Unfortunately, lead was a popular ingredient in paint for many years, before it was known that this material is linked to a wide range of health problems. Today, it’s common for buildings and infrastructures to remove the lead via lead abatement.

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