Passengers of Mass Transit System Learn of Mold Problems
EMSL Analytical provides testing services, sampling supplies, test kits, air monitoring instruments and inspection tools to identify mold and moisture issues.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 15th , 2018 Last month, it was reported that several Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcars were found to have mold issues. According to an article published by the Cincinnati Enquirer, a maintenance worker first noticed mold in one of the streetcar’s ventilation system during an inspection. The worker notified union representatives and mold was then found in yet another streetcar the following day.
The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) oversees the streetcar operations which are run.......[Read More]
Back to School Means Back to Mold for Some Students and Teachers
EMSL Analytical provides testing, sampling supplies and easy-to-use test kits to identify indoor environmental quality (IEQ) issues in schools and other buildings.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 12th , 2018 Last month, the Monroe County Reporter published an article that Monroe County Schools was delaying the start of the new school year by several days. The school district reportedly made the move to have time to move several hundred students and their teachers to another school building due to the presence of mold.
According to the article, water incursions have been an issue at the school in question for at least the last two years. Administrators decided to move the students when indoor air.......[Read More]
EMSL and the new Advanced MicroAnalytical to Host an Open House on October 24th
EMSL Analytical, Inc. (EMSL) and its new advanced materials and microscopy division Advanced MicroAnalytical (AMA) is hosting an open house event on Wednesday, October 24th at its testing laboratory in Salem, New Hampshire.
Salem, NH, October 11th, 2018 EMSL Analytical, Inc. (EMSL) and its new advanced materials and microscopy division, Advanced MicroAnalytical (AMA), is hosting an open house event on Wednesday, October 24th at its testing laboratory in Salem, New Hampshire. Industry professionals are invited to tour the laboratory for a behind-the-scenes view of AMA’s daily operation, live demonstrations as well as have the chance to speak with its leading experts. The open house will run from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM. To attend, please RSVP to Jeff.......[Read More]
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week and Identifying Exposure Risks in People’s Homes
EMSL Analytical provides testing services to identify lead hazards from soil, paint, dust, water and other indoor and outdoor environmental samples.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 10th , 2018 This year, National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW) takes place from October 21st through the 27th. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) describes the weeklong campaign as a call to bring together individuals, organizations, industry, and state and local governments to help increase lead awareness by using their efforts and collaborations to reduce childhood exposure to lead.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) characterizes lead as a highly toxic.......[Read More]
Lightning Strikes, Property Damage and Potential Lingering Indoor Environmental Issues
EMSL Analytical provides testing services, sampling supplies and easy-to-use test kits to identify indoor exposure concerns following property damage.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 2nd , 2018 Last month, The Lancaster News published an article about a lightning strike at a church in South Carolina. The lightning reportedly struck the church steeple resulting in a fire and while firefighters were able to extinguish the fire within 45 minutes, the building was left with fire, smoke and water damage. Property damage due to lightning strikes during the summer is an all too common occurrence. In fact, the summer season is the most dangerous time for lightning strikes in North America........[Read More]
Environmental Testing to Identify Flesh Eating Bacteria and Other Microbial Pathogens
EMSL Analytical offers environmental testing services to identify pathogens associated with necrotizing fasciitis and other human, animal and plant infections.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 1st , 2018 In August, WCBD published a report about a South Carolina man that almost lost his arm due to necrotizing fasciitis after swimming in a lake. According to the article, the man had a cut on his arm when he went swimming and this is where doctors believe two types of bacteria entered his body.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) describe necrotizing fasciitis, commonly referred to as “flesh eating bacteria,” as a bacterial infection of the tissue under the skin that.......[Read More]