Carolina Schools Cautioned to be Aware of Potential Water Damage and Flood-Related Health Risks
EMSL Analytical provides microbial and chemical testing services for schools, daycares, colleges and universities impacted by historic floods.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 7th, 2015
Last week’s historic rains in the Carolinas caused widespread flooding and water damage that closed many schools for several days earlier this week. As these schools begin to reopen, many are finding that even buildings not directly touched by floodwaters have sustained varying degrees of water damage due to the deluge that brought up to two feet of rain that leaked through many roofs and windows.Once moisture has entered a school or other building it can support the growth of mold on many.......[Read More]
EMSL’s Materials Science Lab Accredited by A2LA for Combustion By-Products
EMSL Analytical provides testing services to identify properties damaged by smoke residues due to wildfires and structural fires.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 7th, 2015
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Materials Science Laboratory in Cinnaminson, New Jersey has received accreditation from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) Program for combustion by-products testing services. Under A2LA, EMSL is in compliance with the International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005.EMSL’s accreditation (Certificate Number: 2845.01) approves testing of black carbon/soot, char, and ash based on the ASTM D6602 method.“EMSL has been.......[Read More]
Carolina Businesses Damaged by Floodwaters Now Must Protect Employees from Potential Hazards
EMSL Analytical provides microbial and chemical testing services for businesses and institutions damaged by historic deluge.
Charleston, SC, October 6th, 2015
With up to two feet of rain in some parts of South Carolina, many businesses across the region have been severely damaged by floodwaters and due to leaking roofs. As the rains subside and floodwaters recede, business owners and employees are beginning to assess the damages and take steps to make repairs and reopen for business.
Employers also need to take precautions to prevent exposing workers to potential hazards that may now exist in their businesses. Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act.......[Read More]
Historic Flooding in South Carolina Results in Extensive Property Damage and Now Health Concerns
EMSL Analytical provides testing services and sampling supplies to identify chemical and microbial hazards following 1,000 year floods.
Charleston, SC, October 5th, 2015
President Barack Obama has signed a statewide emergency declaration for South Carolina as some areas have already received up to two feet of rain in the last several days. The moisture is being pulled into the region from Hurricane Joaquin and a low pressure system over the Southeast.
In many areas roads are impassable and with conditions already waterlogged, the rain has nowhere to go. Flash flood warnings were issued over the weekend in many parts of the state. The severe flooding and the heavy.......[Read More]
Residents along the Mid-Atlantic and East Coast Brace for Hurricane Joaquin
EMSL Analytical provides tips and advice for preventing and dealing with hurricane damage and avoiding indoor environmental hazards.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 2nd, 2015
Three years ago, Hurricane Sandy left a path of destruction along the coast of both New Jersey and New York. Many of the homes and businesses damaged by the historic hurricane have been rebuilt, but some still remain damaged.
Now residents from the Mid-Atlantic up through New England are bracing themselves for the possible landfall of Hurricane Joaquin, which was recently upgraded to a Category 4 hurricane. In preparation, many people along the coast have begun activities to protect their homes.......[Read More]
EMSL Becomes the First & Only CDC ELITE Legionella Testing Lab in Massachusetts
EMSL Analytical operates 8 CDC ELITE certified laboratories in the United States and Canada.
Woburn, MA, September 29th, 2015
WOBURN, MA – As part of a strategic expansion effort to provide Legionella testing services nationwide, EMSL’s Woburn, Massachusetts laboratory has passed the CDC ELITE Program for Legionella testing making it the eighth EMSL laboratory to provide this service. Other locations include Cinnaminson, NJ, New York, NY, Houston, TX, Indianapolis, IN, San Leandro, CA, South Pasadena, CA, and Toronto, Canada.
“As the result of increased demand for regional.......[Read More]