Fire at Assisted Living Center Causes Property Damage and Indoor Environmental Quality Concerns for Residents
EMSL Analytical provides testing services, sampling supplies and test kits to identify smoke damage, residues and odors following a fire.
Charlotte, NC, September 21, 2017
Last month, a fire at an assisted living center for seniors in South Carolina caused the temporary evacuation of over 30 residents. Fortunately, no one was hurt, but the facility did experience damage due to the fire, water suppression efforts and smoke residues.
While some apartment units were reportedly heavily damaged, residents from others units were allowed to return home the following day. Returning residents need to be aware of potential indoor environmental issues they may now encounter,.......[Read More]
Free New York Legionella Workshop Offered to Industry Professionals
EMSL Analytical is pleased to host this comprehensive day-long course that will take place in East Elmhurst, New York on October 5th.
New York, NY, September 20, 2017
Environmental professionals, building science consultants, facility and property managers, and health and safety professionals involved with Legionella issues are invited to take part in a one-day workshop being offered by EMSL Analytical, Inc. The workshop is being held on October 5th and is expected to attract industry professionals from across New York and other parts of the country.
This complimentary workshop will be presented by EMSL’s Legionella Subject Matter Expert Diane Miskowski, MPH, and.......[Read More]
Indoor Environmental Quality Testing to Help Prevent Fungal Infections
EMSL Analytical offers mold and other indoor environmental quality (IEQ) testing services to identify microbial pathogens and other exposure concerns.
Cinnaminson, NJ, September 19, 2017
While most fungi found growing in indoor environments do not cause infections in humans, there are a few that can cause serious diseases. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 300 out of 1.5 million different species of fungi are known to cause infections in humans.
People are exposed to fungi every day in their environment. For most people with a strong immune system, fungal infections are not likely to happen. However, inhalation exposure to elevated levels of.......[Read More]
Professor Warns Some Winnipeg Residents of Potential Soil Contamination Hazards
EMSL Analytical offers soil testing services to protect the public, workers and the environment from exposure risks to hazardous materials.
Mississauga, ON, September 18th, 2017
In August, the Winnipeg Free Press published an article that has caught the attention of residents of Winnipeg, Manitoba. In the article, a university professor advises residents in some areas of the city to not eat vegetables from their gardens after high levels of several metals were found in soil tests. These tests, taken near an industrial park that houses a recycling business, showed elevated levels of copper, zinc and lead. Due to these discoveries, the professor has recommended more vigorous soil.......[Read More]
Registration Opens for EMSL’s Asbestos Building Inspector Refresher Course for Pennsylvania and New York Professionals
EMSL Analytical is pleased to offer and host this half day refresher course at their dedicated training center in their corporate headquarters.
Cinnaminson, NJ, September 15, 2017
Pennsylvania and New York building inspectors, management planners, facility managers and environmental consultants involved with asbestos issues are invited to take part in EMSL’s Building Inspector Refresher Course. The half day course is being held on Friday, September 22nd at EMSL Analytical, Inc.’s training center in Cinnaminson, New Jersey.
EMSL is proud to be accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry to provide asbestos training classes. These courses are in.......[Read More]
Lead and Asbestos Dangers Exposed During Hurricane Irma and Harvey Recovery Efforts
EMSL Analytical provides testing services, sampling supplies and easy-to-use test kits to identify exposure hazards that may be present following storm damage.
Cinnaminson, NJ, September 14, 2017
On Tuesday, officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that initial estimates indicate that 25% of homes in the Florida Keys have been destroyed and 65% have major damage caused by Hurricane Irma. The destruction from Irma has not been limited to just Florida, as significant property damage has occurred all the way north in parts of Georgia and South Carolina. Include the destruction from Hurricane Harvey several weeks ago and damage estimates from both storms are well over.......[Read More]