Water Damage and Mold Often Follow in the Wake of Tornadoes
EMSL Analytical offers mold and other indoor environmental quality testing, sampling supplies and easy-to-use test kits to identify exposure concerns.
Kernersville, NC July 18th, 2018 Several months ago, a major tornado hit parts of Greensboro, North Carolina. According to a news report by WFMY, approximately 200 homes were so damaged they would need to be torn down. Fortunately, many other homes survived the tornado with varying degrees of damage.
WFMY’s published coverage of the aftermath was called, “Mold the Next Battle for Homeowners Affected by Tornado.” The title shares the challenges area residents with damaged homes now face due to roof and other exterior.......[Read More]
Brooklyn Condominiums Facing Lawsuit After Infant Contracts Legionnaires’ Disease
EMSL Analytical offers PCR and traditional culturing methods to quickly and accurately identify the pathogen that causes Legionnaires’ disease.
New York, NY, July 17th, 2018 Earlier this month, the New York Daily News published an article regarding a family that was forced to relocate down south after their infant son contracted Legionnaires’ disease from their New York apartment. The infant’s mother was also diagnosed with the disease, while the infant’s 3-year-old brother caught pneumonia at the same time. It was found that the cause of the family’s illness was due to the buildings cooling tower testing positive for the Legionella bacteria, for at least.......[Read More]
Rochester Asbestos Testing Lab Receives NYSDOH ELAP Accreditation
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is recognizing it's Rochester Lab for its NYSDOH ELAP accreditation.
Rochester, NY, July 16th, 2018
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Rochester, New York laboratory has been accredited to test asbestos in potable water, solid and hazardous waste as well as air and emissions by the New York State Department of Health Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NYSDOH ELAP).
Through the NYSDOH ELAP program, laboratories are accredited in accordance with Section 502 of the Public Health Law to ensure accuracy and reliability of analyses. According to NYSDOH ELAP, the accreditation.......[Read More]
EMSL Analytical, Inc. Opens New Mold and Asbestos Testing Laboratory in West Palm Beach, Florida
EMSL Analytical, Inc. has opened a new mold testing laboratory in West Palm Beach, which marks the company’s fifth facility in the state of Florida.
West Palm Beach, FL, July 13th, 2018
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is excited to announce the opening of our newest laboratory in West Palm Beach. The addition of this new location will become the fifth laboratory in Florida as well as the 45th laboratory nationwide. EMSL’s West Palm Beach laboratory will be offering extensive testing services for mold and asbestos.
Anytime there is a flooding event, water leak, broken plumbing or humidity issues it can lead to the growth of mold indoors. At elevated levels, mold spores can be a.......[Read More]
EMSL’s Mold Testing Labs Offer FREE Workshop to Industry Professionals
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to host these comprehensive day-long coursed that are scheduled to take place in Atlanta, Georgia and Columbia, South Carolina.
Cinnaminson, NJ, July 13th, 2018
EMSL Analytical, Inc. would like to invite water damage, mold and indoor air quality (IAQ) issue professionals to our upcoming FREE Mold Workshops in Georgia and South Carolina. The workshop, Mold and the Building Enclosure, is being held on August 30th, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia and on September 13th, 2018 in Columbia, South Carolina. Both of these training events will run from 8:30 AM until 4:00 PM.
Mold is caused by moisture. A properly designed, constructed, and maintained building enclosure protects.......[Read More]
Hearing Prevention and Identifying Occupational Exposure Risks to Ototoxic Chemicals
EMSL Analytical, Inc. provides industrial hygiene and environmental testing services to identify numerous ototoxicants in the workplace.
Cinnaminson, NJ, July 11th, 2018 In March of this year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) published the advisory bulletin, Preventing Hearing Loss Caused by Chemical (Ototoxicity) and Noise Exposure.
The bulletin was produced to provide information about exposure risks to ototoxicants, chemicals that may cause hearing loss or balance problems, regardless of noise exposure. Substances, including certain pesticides, solvents and pharmaceuticals.......[Read More]