Pet Store Puppies Linked to Multi-drug Resistant Campylobacter Outbreak in a Dozen States
EMSL Analytical provides environmental testing services to identify Campylobacter and other microbial pathogens to help prevent infections and outbreaks.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 17, 2017
Over the past several months, there have been a series of news reports about an outbreak of a multi-drug resistant bacteria infections linked to puppies purchased from a pet store chain. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) and several state agencies are investigating the outbreak.
At least 55 cases of Campylobacter infections in 12 states have already been identified and are believed to.......[Read More]
Vapor Intrusion Concerns at Elementary School Delays Start of School Year
EMSL Analytical provides vapor intrusion testing services to identify a wide range of potentially hazardous chemicals in buildings of all types.
Minneapolis, MN, October 16, 2017
Last month, the Star Tribune published a report about air tests that were recently taken at an elementary school in St. Paul, Minnesota. According to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), indoor air quality (IAQ) tests for several hazardous chemicals produced negligible results. None the less, concerns over the school’s air quality resulted in a delay of the start of the new school year.
The school in question was reportedly built in the 1990s on land that was previously used for.......[Read More]
Free Indoor Air Quality, Industrial Hygiene and Fire & Smoke Investigations Workshop in Calgary
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to host this comprehensive day-long training course that will take place in Calgary, Alberta on October 26th.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, October 13, 2017
Industrial hygienists, building science consultants, facility managers, fire restoration contractors, and environmental, health and safety (EHS) professionals involved with indoor air quality (IAQ), industrial hygiene (IH), and fire and smoke damage services are invited to take part in a one-day workshop being offered by EMSL Analytical, Inc. The workshop is scheduled to take place in Calgary, Alberta and is expected to attract industry professionals from across Canada and the United.......[Read More]
Hurricanes, Water Damage and Mold Contamination All Too Common Lately
EMSL Analytical provides testing services, sampling supplies and test kits to identify mold and other indoor environmental quality contaminants.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 12, 2017
Over the last several months, the United States has experienced a series of natural disasters caused by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate. These storms have caused billions of dollars in property damage to homes, businesses, schools and other institutions.
The vast majority of the damaged buildings have suffered some degree of water damage due to heavy rains, powerful winds, storm surge and flooding events. Anytime there is moisture or high humidity levels present indoors for more than a very short.......[Read More]
High Percentage of Schools that Tested their Water for Lead Came Back Positive in One State
EMSL Analytical offers testing services, sampling supplies and test kits to identify lead hazards from water, air, surface, soil and dust samples.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 11, 2017
The Salt Lake Tribune recently published an article about water tests being conducted in the state’s schools. According to their report, water samples from 249 schools have been analyzed for lead so far. Almost 90% of the schools had some lead levels in their water and only 25 schools were found to contain no lead.
Fortunately, of the positive test results, many have been below the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s action level of 15 parts per billion (ppb) for lead from public water.......[Read More]
Florida Mold and IAQ Testing Laboratory Offers Free Workshop on Water Damage and Fungal Growth
EMSL Analytical is pleased to host this comprehensive day-long course that is scheduled to take place in Orlando, Florida on October 26th.
Orlando, FL, October 10, 2017
Professionals involved with building science, water damage, mold remediation and indoor air quality (IAQ) issues are invited to take part in a one-day workshop being offered by EMSL Analytical, Inc. The workshop, Assessing the Built Environment for Water Damage & Fungal Growth, is being held on October 26th at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Florida.
At this upcoming event, attendees will participate in three unique sessions that will include discussions about water intrusion, water vapor and report.......[Read More]