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]
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Popular Poultry Producer
According to a recent NBC 10 News article, 17 people spanning across four states have reportedly contracted a foodborne-related illness linked to a kosher poultry product.
Cinnaminson, NJ, September 11th , 2018
According to a recent NBC 10 News article, 17 people spanning across four states have reportedly contracted a foodborne-related illness linked to a kosher poultry product. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identified Salmonella in samples of raw chicken that were collected from two facilities that produce the product in question. The raw chicken products were packaged and sold to consumers from September of 2017 until June of this year. The CDC has not urged consumers to.......[Read More]
The Correlation between Building Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality
EMSL Analytical offers air quality testing services and field instrumentation to identify gases, particulates, and microbial and chemical contaminants.
Cinnaminson, NJ, September 10th , 2018 Earlier this summer, the Healthy Facilities Institute published “Better Ventilation Pays off in Productivity, Health.” The article examines building ventilation standards that are based on minimum requirements and how increasing ventilation can have a positive impact on building occupants.
Specifically scrutinized in the piece is the role that carbon dioxide plays in the overall quality of the air people breathe indoors. Traditionally viewed as a “surrogate or proxy for.......[Read More]
Soil Testing for PCBs to Take Place at Massachusetts High School
EMSL Analytical provides testing services and sampling supplies to identify polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in schools, homes and commercial buildings.
Cinnaminson, NJ, September 6th , 2018 In July, SouthCoast Today published an article about soil testing to take place under part of a concrete slab at a high school in the coastal town of New Bedford, Massachusetts. According to the report, workers would be taking state-mandated soil tests for polychlorinated biphenyls, more commonly referred to as PCBs. The high school was apparently built over land that was once used as a dump many decades ago. The article states that contaminated groundwater was identified seeping through the.......[Read More]
EMSL Canada, Inc. is hosting a FREE Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), Industrial Hygiene (IH) and Silica Sampling Workshop
VANCOUVER, BC – Industrial hygienists, building science consultants, facility managers, and environmental, health and safety (EHS) professionals involved with indoor air quality (IAQ), industrial hygiene (IH), and silica services are invited to take part in a one-day workshop being offered by EMSL Canada, Inc.
Vancouver, BC, September 5th , 2018 Industrial hygienists, building science consultants, facility managers, and environmental, health and safety (EHS) professionals involved with indoor air quality (IAQ), industrial hygiene (IH), and silica services are invited to take part in a one-day workshop being offered by EMSL Canada, Inc. This training is being held on Thursday, November 8th in Burnaby, British Columbia. Registration will begin at 8:30 AM followed by the workshop from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
This complimentary workshop will.......[Read More]