More Homes by Contaminated Site in Michigan to be Tested for Hazardous Chemicals
EMSL Analytical provides testing services and sampling supplies to identify trichloroethylene and other chemical pollutants associated with vapor intrusion.
Ann Arbor, MI July 20th, 2018
Just recently, Michigan’s WHMI published a Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) report about expanded vapor intrusion testing of more homes near a groundwater contamination plume in the town of Brighton. According to the article, trichloroethylene (TCE) was identified in the groundwater in the polluted area several years ago. Some of the homes built above the plume that were previously tested were found to have indoor air quality (IAQ) issues due to TCE vapors seeping into the homes.
Ottawa Asbestos Testing Lab Offers Asbestos Sampling and Analysis Workshop
EMSL Canada, Inc. is offering a free one-day training benefiting experienced asbestos practitioners on Wednesday, September 12th in Ottawa, Ontario.
Otawa, ON July 20th, 2018
EMSL Canada, Inc. is offering a free one-day training benefiting experienced asbestos practitioners on Wednesday, September 12th in Ottawa, Ontario. Registration for EMSL’s Asbestos Sampling and Analysis Workshop will begin at 8:30 AM followed by the training, which will run from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
This workshop will be taught by industry experts, Ed Cahill, Vice President of EMSL’s Asbestos Division, and Michael Menz, CIH, CHMM, EMSL’s Environmental, Health, & Safety Manager.
Chicago Mold and Air Quality Testing Laboratory Offers Free HVAC for the Indoor Air Quality Professional Workshop
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is hosting a comprehensive day-long course that takes place in Chicago on August 14th.
Chicago, IL July 19th, 2018
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is offering a free workshop, HVAC for the Indoor Air Quality Professional, on Tuesday, August 14th in Elmhurst, Illinois. This one-day training is being taught by a renowned Indoor Air Quality expert and trainer, Ian Cull, PE, CIH, of Indoor Sciences, Inc.
This workshop will cover the fundamentals of both commercial and residential HVAC systems, emphasizing the impact on indoor air quality (IAQ). Topics will include ventilation, filtration, pressurization, moisture control and.......[Read More]
Water Damage and Mold Often Follow in the Wake of Tornadoes
EMSL Analytical offers mold and other indoor environmental quality testing, sampling supplies and easy-to-use test kits to identify exposure concerns.
Kernersville, NC July 18th, 2018 Several months ago, a major tornado hit parts of Greensboro, North Carolina. According to a news report by WFMY, approximately 200 homes were so damaged they would need to be torn down. Fortunately, many other homes survived the tornado with varying degrees of damage.
WFMY’s published coverage of the aftermath was called, “Mold the Next Battle for Homeowners Affected by Tornado.” The title shares the challenges area residents with damaged homes now face due to roof and other exterior.......[Read More]
Brooklyn Condominiums Facing Lawsuit After Infant Contracts Legionnaires’ Disease
EMSL Analytical offers PCR and traditional culturing methods to quickly and accurately identify the pathogen that causes Legionnaires’ disease.
New York, NY, July 17th, 2018 Earlier this month, the New York Daily News published an article regarding a family that was forced to relocate down south after their infant son contracted Legionnaires’ disease from their New York apartment. The infant’s mother was also diagnosed with the disease, while the infant’s 3-year-old brother caught pneumonia at the same time. It was found that the cause of the family’s illness was due to the buildings cooling tower testing positive for the Legionella bacteria, for at least.......[Read More]
Rochester Asbestos Testing Lab Receives NYSDOH ELAP Accreditation
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is recognizing it's Rochester Lab for its NYSDOH ELAP accreditation.
Rochester, NY, July 16th, 2018
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Rochester, New York laboratory has been accredited to test asbestos in potable water, solid and hazardous waste as well as air and emissions by the New York State Department of Health Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NYSDOH ELAP).
Through the NYSDOH ELAP program, laboratories are accredited in accordance with Section 502 of the Public Health Law to ensure accuracy and reliability of analyses. According to NYSDOH ELAP, the accreditation.......[Read More]