EMSL Analytical, Inc. to Host an Erionite & Naturally Occurring Asbestos Workshop This October in Oregon
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is hosting an “Erionite and Naturally Occurring Asbestos: Permits, Analysis and Managing Risk Workshop” on Tuesday, October 1st in Bend, Oregon.
Cinnaminson, NJ, June 14th , 2019 EMSL Analytical, Inc. is hosting an “Erionite and Naturally Occurring Asbestos: Permits, Analysis and Managing Risk Workshop” on Tuesday, October 1st in Bend, Oregon. Registration will begin at 8:30 AM followed by the training, which will run from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM. In recent years, there has been an increased trend in determining and characterizing naturally occurring mineral deposits for asbestos, erionite and other fibrous minerals. Samples collected outside of building.......[Read More]
EMSL Adopts New NIOSH 7400 PCM Method
A new version of the widely used Phase Contrast Microscopy (PCM) Method Asbestos and Other Fibers by PCM 7400 has been released and EMSL has adopted its changes.
Cinnaminson, NJ, June 13th , 2019 The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), an agency that is part of the Center for Disease Control (CDC), recently released a new version of the widely used Phase Contrast Microscopy (PCM) Method Asbestos and Other Fibers by PCM 7400. The update is dated April 29, 2019 and is effective immediately. The new method can be found here: NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods. There are many changes to the method, some big and some small. In all, the changes doubled the size.......[Read More]
Historic Midwest Floods Leave Behind Mold and Other Hazards in Homes and Buildings
EMSL Analytical provides indoor environmental testing services and inspection tools to identify water damage and exposure risks due to mold, bacteria, chemicals and other potential hazards.
St. Louis, MO, June 12th , 2019 Since mid-March of this year, large areas of the Midwestern United States have experienced flooding along swollen rivers and tributaries. The Platte, Missouri and Mississippi are a few of the major rivers that have overflowed their banks in areas leaving behind costly damage to people’s homes, schools and businesses. Some regions experienced record flood levels and cost estimates have been in the billions of dollars for lost crops and property damage. As business owners, homeowners and.......[Read More]
2019 National Healthy Homes Month Focuses Attention on the Importance of Indoor Environmental Quality
EMSL Analytical offers indoor environmental quality testing services, sampling supplies, test kits and monitoring instruments to identify and mitigate potential exposure risks.
Cinnaminson, NJ, June 10th , 2019 In June of 2016, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) inaugurated the first National Healthy Homes Month (NHHM). This annual month-long celebration continues to offer an opportunity to learn about housing and build awareness of its impact on the health of individuals and the general public. With many people spending up to 90% of their time indoors, and perhaps half or more of the day in their home, living in a residence that provides a safe and healthy environment is a key.......[Read More]
Identifying Sewer Gas and Other Sources of Mystery Odors to Resolve Building Occupant Complaints
EMSL Analytical provides indoor air quality (IAQ) testing services, sampling supplies and air monitoring instruments to identify sewer gas, mystery odors and other airborne pollutants.
Cinnaminson, NJ, June 4th , 2019 Spending time in a residential, commercial or institutional property that has an unpleasant odor is not the type of situation that people want to live or work in. The source of many of these indoor odor issues can often be attributed to the presence of sewer gas. Sewer gas is a mixture of toxic and nontoxic gases that can be present at varying levels depending upon the source and other factors. It is formed during the decay of household and industrial waste. Highly toxic components of sewer gas.......[Read More]
Alberta Wildfire Displaces 10,000 Residents and Smoke Damage to Properties Not Touched by Flames Expected to be Widespread
EMSL Analytical provides analytical services, sampling supplies and test kits to identify smoke damage and residues in homes, schools and businesses.
Calgary, AB, June 3rd , 2019 Several massive wildfires raging across the northern part of Alberta have torched over 230,000 hectares and forced the evacuation of over 10,000 area residents as of May 31, 2019. Some homes have already been destroyed by the wildfires and many others are at risk as firefighters battle to contain the fires. While some homes and buildings have tragically been lost, many more have been impacted by the tremendous amount of smoke the fires have generated that has drifted vast distances. In fact, an.......[Read More]