OSHA Cites Several Businesses after Fatal Dust Explosion at Feed Mill
EMSL Analytical, Inc. provides combustible dust testing services to help prevent workplace injuries, deaths and the destruction of property.
Smyrna, GA, September 27th, 2016 In August, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that excessive dust was the cause of an explosion that killed a man and injured five others at a Georgia feed mill back in February. The agency has issued citations and proposed fines of over $100,000 to several companies involved with the feed mill for 23 safety and health violations.According to an OSHA news release about the violations, federal inspectors determined an excessive accumulation of grain dust in the hammer mill.......[Read More]
Las Vegas Asbestos Testing Lab Receives PLM NVLAP Accreditation
EMSL Analytical opens a Las Vegas laboratory location which is NVLAP Accredited for PLM analysis.
Las Vegas, NV, September 26th, 2016
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is proud to announce the opening of a new laboratory in Las Vegas, Nevada. The laboratory is open for business and has been recently accredited by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for bulk asbestos fiber analysis (NVLAP lab code 600140-0).Through the NVLAP program, laboratories are accredited in accordance with International Standard ISO/IEC 17025. According to NVLAP, the accreditation demonstrates technical competence for a defined scope and the.......[Read More]
New Ventilation Requirements to Reduce Airborne Chemical Hazards in New York Nail Salons
EMSL Analytical, Inc. provides air testing to identify potentially hazardous chemicals often found in nail and beauty salons.
Cinnaminson, NJ, September 26th, 2016 This summer, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced new ventilation requirements for approximately 5,000 nail salons across the state. The ventilation requirements are meant to protect workers and customers from potentially harmful chemical gases and vapors.New salons that open on October 3rd or later are required to comply with the ventilation standards from the 2015 International Mechanical Code. Existing salons have five years to meet the standard.Just last year,.......[Read More]
EMSL Provides Custom Analytical Laboratory Services for Water Treatment and Membrane Filtration Industry Professionals
EMSL Analytical, offers analysis for microfiltration, reverse osmosis, desalinization and water treatment.
Salem, NH, September 23rd, 2016
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to announce that it now offers comprehensive analysis packages and customized support services to clients in the microfiltration, reverse osmosis, desalinization and water treatment communities. The laboratory specializes in materials, chemistry and microbiological analysis.“We have the expertise and experience to handle any size or type of project,” said Jeff Jacques, Business Development Manager of the New England Region at EMSL Analytical, Inc........[Read More]
Identifying and Preventing Hydrogen Peroxide Exposure Risks in the Workplace
EMSL Analytical, Inc. provides testing services and sampling supplies to identify hydrogen peroxide and other chemical compounds.
Cinnaminson, NJ, September 22nd, 2016 Earlier this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Consumer Update for people who use hydrogen peroxide contact lens solutions. The document reminds consumers to follow manufacturer’s directions and warnings to avoid affecting their vision and health.Contact lens wearers are not the only ones who can be negatively impacted by exposure to hydrogen peroxide. A number of industries use hydrogen peroxide in high concentrations, including bleaching textiles and paper, as a.......[Read More]
EMSL Awarded CDC ELITE Certification for Legionella Testing in Orlando
EMSL Analytical, Inc. offers legionella testing services nationwide to assist with validating Legionella Water Safety Plans.
Orlando, FL, September 21st, 2016
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is proud to announce that its Orlando, Florida laboratory received CDC ELITE certification for Legionella testing, making it the first testing laboratory in Orlando with this accreditation. There are now 15 CDC ELITE proficient laboratories in EMSL’s network of laboratories across North America, which is more than any other laboratory in the United States.“We are very pleased of EMSL Orlando and our other 14 laboratories for receiving their CDC ELITE.......[Read More]