Minimizing the Risk of Occupational Exposure to Ototoxic Chemicals to Protect Workers From Hearing Loss
EMSL Analytical provides industrial hygiene and environmental testing services and sampling supplies to identify ototoxicants in the workplace.
Cinnaminson, NJ, February 19th , 2020 Ototoxicants are chemicals that may cause hearing loss or balance problems, regardless of noise exposure. However, the potential for hearing loss can increase when workers are exposed to these chemicals while also working around elevated noise levels. In the December issue of the The Synergist, an article about ototoxicants examined the challenge faced by occupational health professionals when it comes to worker exposures. The piece discusses various metals and solvents that alone, or in.......[Read More]
National Cancer Prevention Month and Identifying Carcinogens Found in Occupational and Residential Environments
EMSL Analytical provides industrial hygiene and indoor environmental quality (IEQ) testing services to identify smoke, dusts, residues, chemicals, radon, heavy metals and particulate matter to safeguard workers and the public from exposure risks.
Cinnaminson, NJ, February 18th , 2020 According to the National Foundation for Cancer Research, there are approximately 1,700,000 new diagnosed cancer cases each year in the United States alone. A large percentage of these cancers, some researchers believe the figure is as high as 50%, can be attributed to preventable causes. To help raise awareness of the fight against cancer, the month of February is designated as National Cancer Prevention Month. It is an annual opportunity to educate the public about the many ways they can lower.......[Read More]
EMSL’s Orlando Testing Laboratory Offers Workshop With 7 CEU’s Approved by Florida DBPR
Join EMSL Orlando's Assessing the Built Environment for Water Damage and Fungal Growth Workshop Approved for 7.0 DBPR MRS Credits on March 20th.
Orlando, FL, February 17th , 2020 EMSL Analytical, Inc. is hosting an “Assessing the Built Environment for Water Damage and Fungal Growth Workshop” on March 20th in Orlando, Florida. Registration will begin at 8:00AM followed by the training which will run from 8:30AM to 4:30PM. This workshop is approved for 7.0 DBPR MRS Credits, which can be applied toward renewal of Mold Remediator and Mold Assessor Licenses. This training is also ABIH and ACAC compliant. Enviro Team North America’s Jason Popovic, CIE, and Patrick.......[Read More]
Apartment Fire Displaces Dozens of Residents and Creates Indoor Environmental Quality Concerns
EMSL Analytical provides testing services, sampling supplies, test kits and inspection tools to identify water and smoke damage, microbial growth and the possible presence of lead, asbestos and other potential hazards.
Seattle, WA, February 13th , 2020 The Kent Reporter recently published an article about a two-alarm fire that took place at a large apartment complex outside of Seattle. The fire is reported to have been contained to just several units, but the smoke and water damage it created has displaced residents from approximately 90 apartments until the building can be properly repaired. This case is a reminder that even a relatively small fire in a multi-tenant building can have a far-reaching impact on all of the people that live or work in.......[Read More]
Shooting Range in Florida Reaches Costly Settlement With OSHA Over Lead Exposure Issues
EMSL Analytical provides environmental testing services, sampling supplies and test kits to identify lead exposure risks in all types of occupational and residential settings to safeguard workers and the public.
Orlando, FL, February 11th , 2020 It was recently announced by several media outlets that the owners of an indoor gun range in Florida have reached a settlement with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after an employee claimed his children’s lead poisoning was the result of his working at the facility. The agency conducted an inspection and issued three citations for lead levels above the permissible amount. The shooting range owners have reportedly agreed to pay $30,000 to the former employee and post.......[Read More]
EMSL’s Chicago Laboratory Offers Legionella Testing Services and Sampling Supplies
EMSL Analytical offers traditional culturing and rapid PCR test methods to quickly and accurately identify the pathogen that causes Legionnaires’ disease.
Chicago, IL, February 7th , 2020 In January, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced that three elderly residents contracted Legionnaires’ disease from two separate Chicago nursing homes. The two nursing homes are now part of an investigation for the source of the disease due to those residents being diagnosed with Legionnaires’ shortly after they had been staying at the locations; the two facilities don’t appear to be related. According to health.......[Read More]