National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week and Ways to Test Your Home
EMSL Analytical offers lead testing services, sampling supplies and easy-to-use test kits to help identify and prevent exposures to this toxic heavy metal.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 23rd, 2017
October 22nd through the 28th is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. The theme for this year, “Lead Free Kids for a Healthy Future" underscores the importance of the many ways individuals, organizations, and state and local governments can work together to reduce childhood exposures to lead.
The annual event is not just recognized in the United States, it is observed across the globe. The World Health Organization (WHO) is promoting awareness of this important issue with.......[Read More]
Hurricane Season Brings Storm Surge, Property Damage and Mold to so Many
EMSL Analytical provides testing services, sampling supplies and easy-to-use test kits to identify mold and other indoor environmental exposure hazards.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 19th, 2017
The hurricane season of 2017 witnessed Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate make landfall with the United States and its territories. All four of these storms left paths of destruction and widespread property damage due to strong winds, heavy rains, flooding and storm surge to the Gulf Coast, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Along the coast, the National Hurricane Center reports that storm surge is often the greatest threat to life and property from a hurricane. Storm surge is an.......[Read More]
Indiana Mold and Air Quality Testing Laboratory Offers Free Preventing Construction Defects, Moisture and Mold Workshop
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is hosting a comprehensive day-long course that takes place in Indianapolis, Indiana on November 16th.
Indianapolis, IN, October 18th, 2017
Professionals involved with preventing construction defects, water damage, mold and indoor air quality (IAQ) issues are invited to take part in a one-day workshop being offered by EMSL Analytical, Inc. The workshop, Preventing Construction Defects, Moisture Intrusion & Mold, is being held on November 16th in Indianapolis, Indiana.
EMSL is pleased to be offering this free course being taught by Wynn L. White, P.E., President of Wynn L. White Consulting Engineers, Inc. based in Baton Rouge,.......[Read More]
Pet Store Puppies Linked to Multi-drug Resistant Campylobacter Outbreak in a Dozen States
EMSL Analytical provides environmental testing services to identify Campylobacter and other microbial pathogens to help prevent infections and outbreaks.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 17, 2017
Over the past several months, there have been a series of news reports about an outbreak of a multi-drug resistant bacteria infections linked to puppies purchased from a pet store chain. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) and several state agencies are investigating the outbreak.
At least 55 cases of Campylobacter infections in 12 states have already been identified and are believed to.......[Read More]
Vapor Intrusion Concerns at Elementary School Delays Start of School Year
EMSL Analytical provides vapor intrusion testing services to identify a wide range of potentially hazardous chemicals in buildings of all types.
Minneapolis, MN, October 16, 2017
Last month, the Star Tribune published a report about air tests that were recently taken at an elementary school in St. Paul, Minnesota. According to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), indoor air quality (IAQ) tests for several hazardous chemicals produced negligible results. None the less, concerns over the school’s air quality resulted in a delay of the start of the new school year.
The school in question was reportedly built in the 1990s on land that was previously used for.......[Read More]
Free Indoor Air Quality, Industrial Hygiene and Fire & Smoke Investigations Workshop in Calgary
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to host this comprehensive day-long training course that will take place in Calgary, Alberta on October 26th.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, October 13, 2017
Industrial hygienists, building science consultants, facility managers, fire restoration contractors, and environmental, health and safety (EHS) professionals involved with indoor air quality (IAQ), industrial hygiene (IH), and fire and smoke damage services are invited to take part in a one-day workshop being offered by EMSL Analytical, Inc. The workshop is scheduled to take place in Calgary, Alberta and is expected to attract industry professionals from across Canada and the United.......[Read More]