Manufacturing Plant Temporarily Closed Over Concerns Workers Exposed Family Members to Lead Hazards
EMSL Analytical provides industrial hygiene and environmental testing services to identify lead exposure risks to protect workers, families, companies and the environment.
Minnneapolis, MN, January 16th , 2020 In late October, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) took action to cease operations related to the industrial production of lead products at a company the agencies claimed caused lead poisoning in workers’ children. DLI issued a temporary order that required the manufacturing plant to cease operations related to industrial production of lead products following an on-site inspection earlier that month. The Commissioners of both.......[Read More]
ATSDR Provides Information About Common Sources of Formaldehyde in Homes and Tips to Minimize Exposure Risks
EMSL Analytical offers air quality and material testing services to identify formaldehyde exposure risks and to help product manufactures comply with existing emission standards.
Cinnaminson, NJ, January 14th , 2020 In 2011, the National Toxicology Program (NTP) listed formaldehyde as “known to be a human carcinogen.” Long before the NTP’s listing, many public health advocates had been raising concerns over exposure to this chemical that is used by the industry to make so many building materials, furnishings and consumer products. To help the public understand sources of formaldehyde and potential risks in their own homes, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) has.......[Read More]
Possible Lead Hazards in Hundreds of Thousands of Memphis Homes
EMSL Analytical provides indoor and outdoor environmental testing services, sampling supplies and test kits to identify lead exposure risks from residential, commercial and institutional properties.
Atlanta, GA, January 13th , 2020 Fox 13 News recently broadcasted a report sharing numbers from the Shelby County Department of Housing that indicate more than 200,000 homes in Memphis could have lead problems. According to their news report, this number was based on research conducted in 2017. Common sources of lead could be in a home, outside of the residence or in tap water. Memphis is not alone in the challenges the city faces tackling lead exposure risks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported:.......[Read More]
EMSL Analytical, Inc.’s Las Vegas Mold Testing Lab Receives AIHA LAP, LLC. EMLAP Accreditation for Fungal Examination
EMSL's Las Vegas laboratory is now accredited for mold analysis and can perform fungal testing in air, bulk and surface samples.
Las Vegas, NV, January 7th , 2020 EMSL Analytical, Inc. is proud to announce that its Las Vegas, Nevada laboratory is now accredited for mold analysis by the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA-LAP, LLC) Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Accreditation Program (EMLAP). EMSL’s Las Vegas laboratory can perform fungal testing in air, bulk and surface samples. EMSL is in compliance with International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2017 policies and procedures along with offering high-quality testing services to its clients. The.......[Read More]
National Radon Action Month and Simple Ways to Test a Home, Office or School for This Invisible Threat
EMSL Analytical offers analytical services and test kits to identify radon exposure risks in all types of buildings as recommended by the EPA and Surgeon General.
Cinnaminson, NJ, January 3rd , 2020 January has been designated as National Radon Action Month by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The agency reports that radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among nonsmokers in the United States and claims the lives of about 21,000 Americans each year, only smoking causes more lung cancer deaths. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas released in rock, soil and water that can build up to dangerous levels inside a home or other buildings; this includes new and old.......[Read More]
Monitoring for Waste Anesthetic Gases to Protect Health Care Professionals
EMSL Analytical provides laboratory services to identify a wide range of waste anesthetic gases to safeguard medical workers from exposure risks.
Cinnaminson, NJ, December 31th , 2019 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) once estimated that more than 200,000 health care professionals were potentially being exposed to waste anesthetic gases (WAGs) on the job and were at risk of occupational illnesses. Waste anesthetic gases are described by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) as small amounts of volatile anesthetic gases that leak from a patient’s anesthetic breathing circuit into the air of operating rooms during delivery.......[Read More]