Evans follows strict safety guidelines and upholds environmental requirements to maintain safe and proper hazmat storage. This includes built-in facility safety features, special material handling equipment, and in-depth employee training.
Responsible & Optimized Storage
Evans Distribution Systems has a dedicated hazardous material warehouse in Detroit, Mich. The facility holds paints, primers, glues, and aluminum powders, among other products. The space is outfitted with a specialized foam suppression system to handle all hazmat classes.
Safety & Security
Strick protocols immediately identify and contain any risk, should it occur. This reduces the likelihood of producing a dangerous hazard.
Fire Suppression Systems
Foam and water sprinkler systems are highly important in the event that an accident occurs. Evans has a dedicated zone where the most flammable products are stored and have stringent suppression systems.
Personnel Safety & Security Training
Hazard communication standards and labeling protocols are understood and followed by onsite personnel.
Evans' hazmat warehouse is covered by additional insurances to protect against high-risk products that are dangerous or accident prone. This protects both the 3PL and the hazmat customers.
Storage and Segregation
Evans uses safety data sheets to identify ideal storage conditions for products including temperature controls, environmental conditions, and segregation from other reactionary chemicals.
Evans is involved in the National Association of Chemical Distributors’ (NACD) Responsible Distribution program to demonstrate our commitment to continuous performance improvement in every phase of chemical storage, handling, transportation, and disposal. The Chemical Handler Affiliate certification is anticipated in 2021.
ISO 9001: 2015 Certification
This quality standard requires an annual third-party audit to ensure operations, safety, continuous improvement standards and standard operating procedures are updated and enforced. It also requires Evans to uphold a corrective action reporting system to document performance issues and take action toward correction.
our hazmat facility
Evans has 60,000 square feet of hazmat warehouse space in Detroit, Mich.
- Hazmat compliant, including red-label
- Foam fire suppression system
- Temperature-controlled hot room
- ISO 9001:2015 certified
- C-TPAT Compliant
- Close proximity to major expressways (I-75 & I-94)
- Completely monitored & guarded security systems
- State-of-the-art technology, including RF and real-time inventory tracking capabilities