Library Discards Thousands of Books Due to Mold Contamination Concerns
EMSL Analytical offers mold testing services, sampling supplies, test kits, air monitoring instruments and building inspection tools to help libraries protect against mold growth.
Seattle, WA, May 20th, 2019 The Bulletin recently published an article about an Oregon library and its decision to discard thousands of donated books slated for a book sale to raise money for the library system. The decision was reportedly made after water seeped into the storage area of the library’s administration building where the books were being stored. The moisture caused a mold outbreak that damaged the books and led to the books going to the local landfill instead of a fundraising event. Housing thousands of books made.......[Read More]
EMSL Industry Leaders Present at AIHce 2019 in Minneapolis, MN
EMSL Analytical's industry leaders will be presenting at AIHce 2019 in Minneapolis, MN. AIHce will take place from Monday, May 20 - Wednesday, May 22.
Minneapolis, MN, May 17th , 2019 EMSL Analytical, Inc. has six presenters at this year's American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Expo (AIHce), which is being hosted in Minneapolis, MN. Every year, AIHce is the premiere destination for thousands of industrial hygiene (IH) and occupational hygiene (OH) professionals including industrial hygienists, EHS specialists, safety, and risk management professionals, all of whom are responsible for the safety, health, and environment of today’s workspaces. We hope you enjoy our.......[Read More]
Soil Contamination Found at Multiple Schools on the Big Island of Hawaii
EMSL Analytical offers soil testing services to protect students, teachers and the public from exposure risks to hazardous materials.
Cinnaminson, NJ, May 16th , 2019 A few months ago, the Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) announced that that a soil study of 23 schools on the Big Island of Hawaii, conducted with the support of the Hawaii Department of Health (DOH), had been completed. It has resulted in school-specific environmental hazard management plans (EHMPs) for 18 of the schools due to the presence of contaminated soil. The DOH reports that lead, arsenic and organochlorine pesticide (OCP) contamination has been found at the schools and warns.......[Read More]
Identifying Allergens and Environmental Pathogens that Can Cause or Aggravate Conjunctivitis
EMSL Analytical provides indoor environmental quality (IEQ) testing services, sampling supplies and test kits to identify some causes of pink eye due to many common airborne allergens, irritants and some microbial contaminants.
Cinnaminson, NJ, May 14th , 2019 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children in U.S. public schools miss 3 million schools days each year due to conjunctivitis, more commonly known as pink eye. While some people are under the perception that only children get conjunctivitis, many adults also come down with the condition. Pink eye is one of the most common and treatable eye conditions in the world. It is an inflammation of the thin, clear tissue that lines the inside of the eyelid and the white part.......[Read More]
Sick Employees and Failure to Protect Workers from Metalworking Fluids Results in OSHA Penalties
EMSL Analytical provides air and liquid testing services to identify fungi, bacteria and microbial toxins in metalworking fluids.
Hillside, IL, May 13th , 2019 In March, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited a Wisconsin company for exposing workers to metalworking fluids (MWFs) after three employees were diagnosed with occupational hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP), a debilitating lung disease. The company faces penalties of over $26,000 for two serious health violations. OSHA initiated an inspection at the company’s automotive aluminum castings manufacturing facility in August of last year.......[Read More]
Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month and Preventing Exposure to Airborne Triggers and Irritants
EMSL Analytical offers indoor environmental testing services to identify asthma triggers, allergens and respiratory irritants.
Cinnaminson, NJ, May 9th , 2019 The entire month of May is recognized as Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. It is a time for those impacted by asthma and for organizations dedicated to asthma control and education, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to join together to increase awareness about the disease. This is an important effort as this chronic lung disease affects over 26 million people living in the United States, including more than 6 million children according to the CDC’s National.......[Read More]