San Diego Air Quality Testing Lab is Offering Soot, Char, & Ash Identification for Wildfire Smoke Damage Investigations
EMSL offers testing services, sampling supplies, field instrumentation and even easy-to-use test kits to help identify smoke damage, mold, lead, asbestos and other contaminants following a fire.
San Diego, CA, September 24th , 2018 Fires destroy or damage countless homes and businesses each year. These fires may burn a structure down to the ground, but many others are saved with varying degrees of damage.
A structure fire can be devastating and cause property damage even to neighboring buildings not directly touched by flames. This is due to the fact that building fires often produce a tremendous amount of smoke that can be carried some distance. The smoke is made up of a number of combustion by-products that.......[Read More]
Carolinas Face Widespread Flooding, Property Damage and Indoor Environmental Concerns Following Hurricane Florence
EMSL Analytical provides testing services, sampling supplies and test kits to identify hazards in homes, schools and businesses in the wake of Hurricane Florence.
Cinnaminson, NJ, September 21st , 2018 Properties across North and South Carolina have taken a battering from powerful winds, rain and severe flooding caused by Hurricane Florence. The storm tragically resulted in loss of life and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of residents as near-record rainfall inundated many parts of both states.
Residents are now faced with drying out and repairing damaged properties. Fortunately, most of these properties can be repaired, but many damaged properties now likely contain.......[Read More]
Lyme Disease, Infection Risks and Tick Testing for Borrelia burgdorferi
EMSL Analytical provides easy-to-use test kits and highly sensitive analytical services to identify the bacterium that causes Lyme disease from infected ticks.
Cinnaminson, NJ, September 21st , 2018 Earlier this summer, National Public Radio (NPR) published the article “Ticks and Lyme Disease: 3 Factors Determine Risk of Infection.” This was an important article and timely topic for millions of Americans that live in areas with high infection rates.
The article shared the expertise of a professor of entomology from the University of Rhode Island. The professor listed three factors that could determine one’s risk of getting Lyme disease. They included:
The tick.......[Read More]
EMSL Analytical, Inc. Hosting Free Mold and the Building Enclosure Workshop in Maryland
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is hosting a free Mold and the Building Enclosure Workshop on Thursday, November 1st in Beltsville, Maryland.
Beltsville, MD, September 20th , 2018 EMSL Analytical, Inc. is hosting a free Mold and the Building Enclosure Workshop on Thursday, November 1st in Beltsville, Maryland. Registration will begin at 8:00 AM followed by the training from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. This workshop will cover the fundamentals of both mold and moisture.
Wynn White, PE, President of Wynn L. White Consulting Engineers, Inc., will be instructing this training. He will cover mold, mold sampling techniques and how to clean-up mold. In addition, Wynn White, PE,.......[Read More]
Could Bed Bugs be Lurking in Your Local Hospital?
EMSL Analytical provides easy-to-use test kits to identify the presence of bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) utilizing advanced qPCR testing methods.
Cinnaminson, NJ, September 19th , 2018
Recently, a family told Arizona’s Fox 10 News about an unpleasant discovery at a hospital in the Phoenix metropolitan area. According to the family, while their daughter was being treated at the hospital, they discovered a bed bug on the bedding used by their child. After alerting hospital staff, they were moved to another room where they then claim to have encountered several more of the parasitic insects. Over the past 10 years, bed bugs have been reported in numerous places for.......[Read More]
New Hampshire Gets Money to Address Asbestos in Schools
EMSL Analytical offers testing services to identify materials and environmental samples that contain asbestos and other dangerous substances.
Salem, NH, September 17th , 2018
Online newspaper, The State, recently published an article stating that New Hampshire will receive a federal grant in the amount of $140,000 for the use of helping communities address asbestos contamination in schools. New Hampshire’s lawmakers announced that money received from the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be directed toward the New Hampshire Asbestos in Schools Program. This program will oversee the asbestos management plans in schools to ensure they comply with the.......[Read More]