Wednesday, January 8, 2014

R. Baker & Son: EPA’s Website Simplifies Compliance

Demolition, dismantling and decommissioning have the potential to expose our environment to significant dangers.  Failure to control pollution can damage waterways and wetlands, contaminate groundwater, kill wildlife, and release hazardous substances into the air.  Materials such asbestos and lead are known cause significant health problems and deadly diseases.  Contractors must comply with regulations and follow practices that eliminate risks to health and the environment when handling hazardous materials.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) enacts and enforces the numerous regulations related to the construction and demolition sector.  In order to streamline and simplify compliance, the EPA provides regulatory information, documents, and guidelines on their website,  Topics include asbestos, lead, demolition waste, and storm water runoff.  EPA construction and demolition sector regulatory information can be found at

R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services operates in strict compliance of all federal, state, and local environmental and safety regulations, and our personnel are we are expert in environmental remediation and decontamination.  All demolition debris and hazardous materials are properly designated, recycled, and disposed of, and 100% LEED compliance is guaranteed. 

About R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services

R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) in business since 1935, is a premier specialized contractor operating in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, with over one hundred employees and an exemplary safety record (we have been directly involved in four sites that received VPP OSHA Safety Awards). R. Baker & Son is financially strong, with bonding capabilities over $10 million. Capabilities include industrial and commercial demolition, rigging, machinery- and plant-moving, dismantling, decommissioning, plant and equipment relocation, interior demolition, selective demolition, warehousing, wrecking and razing, millwright, plant reconfigurations, heavy rigging, salvage, environmental services, remediation, decontamination, abatement, and investment and asset recovery.

R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services
1 Globe Court
Red Bank, NJ 07701
Phone: 732-222-3553
Fax: 732-450-0311