How to Choose a Hazardous Waste or Used Oil Contractor - A Help
Balancing costs and concerns about liability
Your choice of waste management contractor is critical to managing your
risk exposure from waste management. As the generator of hazardous waste the
liability remains with you or your company from
cradle to grave.
Balancing costs, liability, and service should be part of your selection
The lowest bidder is not always the best choice. Ask yourself, “How is one
company able to keep costs lower than another?” It could be that the cheaper
choice sacrifices essential services, cuts corners on regulatory compliance,
or exposes you to higher risk from liabilities.
Your considerations on cost and service depend on your circumstances,
expertise, budget, overhead, and other issues not anticipated here. The
simple checklist and the
comparison table are provided to help you
research and compile information about your choices and begin to consider
the hidden costs of your selection.
Only you or your company can decide how much risk and liability is
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