Toxic Materials Testing


Can portable air scrubbers be used to remove crystalline silica dust?

What is silica dust and where does it come from? Crystalline silica is a natural mineral that is found in rock and sand.  While this material is widely prevalent throughout the world, and generally thought of as inert, when crystalline silica becomes and airborne dust the inhalation hazards are severe.  For exposure to occur the particles must be fine enough

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Everything You Need To Know About Lead & Its Risks

Lead is a prevalent compound occurring in a number of substances. Use this guide to determine if you are at risk for lead-based illness.


Can I Test My Indoor Air Quality Myself?

Do-It-Yourself solutions can be tempting in many cases. Here are some thoughts on whether or not you can DIY your indoor air quality testing.


Health Risks of VOCs

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s) can cause a number of health consequences. Learn more about these naturally occurring compounds and how to combat their effects.


Soil Testing for Petroleum in Renton, WA

At Hawk Environmental Services, we often get asked to create a testing and sampling plan for unusual situations.  In the information below, you can see the way we designed a cost effective petroleum sampling plan for a client that needed to be sure that a bigger problem with spilled oil or gasoline wasn’t being hidden. Our other “specialty testing” services

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