EMSL Boston Earns AIHA-ELLAP Accreditation for Lead Testing
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is proud to announce that its Boston laboratory is now ELLAP accredited for Lead Testing
Boston, MA, March 25th , 2019 EMSL Analytical, Inc. is proud to announce that its Boston, Massachusetts laboratory has added lead (Pb) testing through the American Industrial Hygiene Association Laboratory Accreditation Program (AIHA-LAP, LLC) Environmental Lead Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELLAP). EMSL Boston can now analyze paint, soil, settled dust by wipe and airborne samples for lead. “Exposure to lead can be harmful to people of all ages, but it’s particularly dangerous to the developing brain and nervous.......[Read More]
Home Renovation Companies Fined over $750,000 for Improper and Unsafe Asbestos Removal at Residential Flip
EMSL Analytical provides asbestos testing, sampling supplies and test kits to identify exposure hazards to protect workers, the public and to help keep companies in regulatory compliance.
Cinnaminson, NJ, March 25th , 2019 Recently, the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) announced that two business owners and their companies are facing numerous citations and $789,200 in fines from the agency. The owners and companies have been cited for 11 willful and serious violations. The fines were the result of a home-flipping project in the Seattle area, that L&I say put workers and neighbors at risk. The agency reports an investigation was started when a neighbor complained about workers.......[Read More]
Moisture, Mold and a Former Bat Infestation Has Employees Concerned at Sheriff’s Office Operations Center
EMSL Analytical provides testing services, sampling supplies, test kits, monitoring instruments and inspection tools to identify water damage, mold and pathogens associated with bat guano.
Cinnaminson, NJ, March 20th , 2019 The Daytona Beach News-Journal recently published an article about ongoing health concerns for some employees working at the Sheriff’s Office Operations Center in Flagler County, Florida. According to the report, the facility was evacuated in June of last year so a mold, moisture and former bat infestation could be remediated. The building was back in the news more than 6 months after the evacuation and remediation project because moisture was once again discovered below carpets and.......[Read More]
City Pool Temporarily Closed as a Precaution After Two People Diagnosed with Legionnaires’ Disease
EMSL Analytical offers rapid PCR and traditional culturing methods to accurately identify the microbial pathogen that causes Legionnaires’ disease from environmental samples.
Cinnaminson, NJ, March 18th , 2019 Earlier this year, a city in Missouri announced it was temporarily closing an indoor pool at a recreation center as a precautionary measure after receiving notification that a second person had been diagnosed with Legionnaire’s disease. City administrators took the action after learning the infected individual had been at the recreation center within the previous few weeks before their diagnosis. Legionnaires' disease can occur if people breathe in a mist or water droplets that have been.......[Read More]
EMSL Calgary Adds Lead Testing to Its CALA Accreditation
EMSL Canada, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Calgary, Alberta laboratory has added lead (Pb) analysis in air and solids (paint, soil and wipe) by atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) by digestion to its scope of accreditation with CALA.
Calgary, AB, March 15th , 2019 EMSL Canada, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Calgary, Alberta laboratory has added lead (Pb) analysis in air and solids (paint, soil and wipe) by atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) by digestion to its scope of accreditation with the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation Inc. (CALA). Through the CALA accreditation program, EMSL’s Calgary laboratory is compliant with the International Standard ISO/IEC 17025. “We are proud of EMSL Calgary for receiving this well respected.......[Read More]
High School in Michigan Begins Additional Disinfection Procedures Following Student’s MRSA Diagnosis
EMSL Analytical provides environmental and surface testing to identify MRSA and other superbugs to help prevent the spread of disease and confirm the effectiveness of disinfection procedures.
Cinnaminson, NJ, March 14th , 2019 Earlier this year, WNEM published a report about a high school student from the Flint, Michigan area that was diagnosed with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The Genesee County Health Department was notified and a letter was sent to parents of students from the high school by the local school district about the infection and how it can be spread in a school environment. The letter states, “Staph bacteria, including MRSA, are spread by direct skin-to-skin contact –.......[Read More]