EMSL Analytical, Inc. Receives 10th CDC ELITE Certification for Legionella Testing
EMSL Analytical operates 10 CDC ELITE certified laboratories in the United States and Canada.
Cinnaminson, NJ, November 24th, 2015
EMSL Analytical, Inc. now has 10 CDC ELITE certified Legionella laboratories as part of a strategic expansion effort to provide Legionella testing services nationwide. The newly certified laboratories are Boston, MA, Denver, CO, and Raleigh, NC. Other CDC ELITE locations include Cinnaminson, NJ, Houston, TX, Indianapolis, IN, New York, NY, San Leandro, CA, South Pasadena, CA, and Toronto, Canada. “We are adding additional labs due to the increased demand for regional Legionella testing.......[Read More]
Could Pollutants in Your Garage be Making Your Family Sick?
EMSL Analytical provides air quality testing services, sampling supplies and monitoring equipment to identify pollutants from attached garages.
Cinnaminson, NJ, November 23rd, 2015
Across North America, tens of millions of homes have attached garages. Attached garages provide a major convenience that allows property owners and tenants to keep their vehicles safe and out of the rain, snow and hot summer temperatures. Garages also act as a storage and work area for many people. Some properties even house components of the home’s mechanical system in the garage. Even though attached garages do provide many benefits, they can also be a source of indoor air quality issues.......[Read More]
Workers’ Cognitive Functions Linked to Indoor Air Quality in Offices
EMSL Analytical provides air quality testing services, sampling supplies and monitoring equipment to improve the work environment.
Cinnaminson, NJ, November 19th, 2015
Environmental Health Perspectives published a paper in October about a study that examined the cognitive function of workers in conventional and green office environments. Two dozen participants were observed by researchers over six full work days. The study participants were exposed to indoor environmental quality (IEQ) conditions that were representative of conventional office building environments and those from a green building. The conventional office environment included higher volatile.......[Read More]
Coal Dust Exposure and Monitoring Solutions to Help Prevent Black Lung Disease
EMSL Analytical provides sampling supplies and testing services for coal dust monitoring to help protect against this known respirable hazard.
Cinnaminson, NJ, November 18th, 2015
Last year, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mining Safety and Health Association (MSHA) released a final rule to address miners' exposure to respirable coal dust. The rule lowers the respirable coal mine dust exposure limits at both underground and surface coal mines. It went into effect on August 1, 2014 and includes a two-year phase-in period. Prolonged exposure to respirable coal mine dust can cause lung diseases, such as coal workers' pneumoconiosis, emphysema and progressive massive.......[Read More]
How Wind Damage to a Building Can Result in Moisture and Mold Issues
EMSL Analytical provides mold testing services and consumer-friendly sampling kits along with moisture meters to identify water damage.
Cinnaminson, NJ, November 16th, 2015
While virtually everyone associates floods with water damage and mold growth in residential and commercial properties, these same conditions can also frequently be caused by wind damage. Thunderstorms, microbursts, tornadoes and hurricanes are all associated with high velocity winds that cause billions of dollars in property damage each year. Strong winds can cause everything from cosmetic or structural damage to a property’s complete destruction. Even seemingly minor wind damage may.......[Read More]
Improper Asbestos Removal Can Affect Health Long-term
EMSL Canada, Inc. offers asbestos testing for home demolition.
Vancouver, BC, November 13th, 2015
So far in 2015, over 1,000 demolition applications have been submitted in Vancouver. Hundreds of homes each year in the area are demolished or renovated to meet an increased housing demand. Under provincial law, before any type of demolition work can begin, proper testing for hazardous materials must be completed on the home. This includes taking multiple samples from numerous locations within the home to test for hazardous substances, such as asbestos. Once samples have been analyzed, contractors can.......[Read More]