Handex Insights

Chemical Handling Safety Tips

July 9, 2019 | Maureen Davis Topics: Health & Safety

In 2016, twelve airmen from the Homestead Air Reserve Base were taken to the hospital after possible exposure to the highly toxic chemical Hydrazine. Read More

Safety Tips for Working in Extreme Heat

May 30, 2019 | Maureen Davis Topics: Health & Safety, Field Work

As we enter the summer season in Florida, temperatures begin to peak and reach potentially dangerous heights for outdoor workers. If you are one of those sweating your way through the work week, you should be aware of the numerous health risks associated with extreme heat and how to avoid them. Read More

The High Stakes of Construction Dewatering in the Sunshine State

May 21, 2019 | Chris Murray Topics: Environmental Engineering, Dewatering, Project Management

Handex perfoms construction dewatering for many clients. Dewatering of construction sites is a commonly used practice in the State of Florida due to our shallow groundwater table. Contractors providing subsurface installation of utilities or structures deploy dewatering systems in order to provide ... Read More

What is Soil Vapor Extraction?

April 16, 2019 | Edward (Ted) Keffer, III, CPG, LSRP Topics: Environmental Engineering, Project Management

Soil vapor extraction (SVE) is a physical process used to remove chemicals from the soil’s vadose zone of a subsurface environment. This in-situ remediation method can be an extremely effective weapon in the environmental remediation specialist’s arsenal. SVEs selection for use is particularly ... Read More

Private vs. Public Sector Bidding Process

January 8, 2019 | Handex Communications Topics: Request for Proposal (RFP), Marketing

In the environmental industry, procurement processes can vary depending on if you are pursuing private or public sector work. There are many differences between the private and public sector request for proposals (RFPs) that we bid on. Typically, the biggest difference is that public procurement is ... Read More

Handex is Pleased to Announce Our 2018 EMR Rate

December 20, 2018 | Maureen Davis Topics: EMR Rating, Health & Safety, Quality

As contractors continue to be judged by an Experience Modification Rate (EMR) rating, we need to understand why it is so important in the environmental industry. The EMR is a term used in the insurance business – specifically in workers’ compensation insurance – to describe the adjustment of an ... Read More

Tips to Prepare for an Eco-Friendly Holiday

December 11, 2018 | Handex Communications Topics: Sustainability

During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, we often don’t realize that a successful and festive holiday season can also be an eco-friendly one. There are so many ways to have a fun holiday while also being environmentally sound. We would like to offer a few eco-friendly tips to keep your ... Read More

Handex Is An Exhibitor At This Year’s Florida Remediation Conference

November 16, 2018 | Handex Communications Topics: News, Marketing, Quality

  Handex is exciting to announce that we will be exhibiting at the 24th Annual Florida Remediation Conference. The Florida Remediation Conference will be held on December 5 and 6, 2018, at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, FL. The Florida Remediation Conference is a two day event that focuses on ... Read More

Handex Wins Seminole County Rolling Hills Soil Remediation Contract

October 11, 2018 | Handex Communications Topics: News, Quality, Contract Management

  Handex is excited to announce that Seminole County has awarded us the Rolling Hills Soil Remediation Contract. The project is expected to commence late October/early November with a completion date around mid-December. Handex will provide the community of Rolling Hills Golf Course a ... Read More

Handex's Corporate Office Has Moved!

October 4, 2018 | Handex Communications Topics: News

  Handex is excited to announce that our corporate office has moved to a new location.  We are now located at 2211 Lee Road, Suite 110, Winter Park, FL 32789. All of our contact information is still the same, just our address has changed. This office move brings about welcomed change, for example, ... Read More