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Undeclared Food Allergen Results in San Diego Area Company Issuing Nationwide Recall
Undeclared Food Allergen Results in San Diego Area Company Issuing Nationwide Recall
3/23/2017 12:22:17 PM
In February, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted information about a product recall initiated by a company based in Southern California.  The recall was launched after it was discovered that a milk-containing product was used during the packaging.  As a result, the candies may contain undeclared milk protein which could put people with allergies to this …
Testing for Lead and Other Common Drinking Water Contaminants is Now Simple and Affordable
Testing for Lead and Other Common Drinking Water Contaminants is Now Simple and Affordable
3/22/2017 8:28:34 AM
Over the last year, people across the United States have become much more aware of potential drinking water contaminants. This is in large part due to high profile news reports of lead-tainted water in Flint, Michigan, and more recently, lead concerns in school drinking water fountains in numerous states.
Agreement Lacking Between Teachers’ Union and School Administrators Over Testing for PCBs
Agreement Lacking Between Teachers’ Union and School Administrators Over Testing for PCBs
3/21/2017 1:09:50 PM
In February,  Worcester Magazine  published a story about the breakdown in talks between an educational association and its administrators from the public schools over plans for new polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) tests at two area high schools.
Exposure to Asbestos Still a Major Health Issue in Puerto Rico
Exposure to Asbestos Still a Major Health Issue in Puerto Rico
3/20/2017 12:35:11 PM
In early March, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new report about an increase in the number of deaths associated with malignant mesothelioma.
Protecting California Workers from Exposure to Wood Dust and Other Airborne Hazards
Protecting California Workers from Exposure to Wood Dust and Other Airborne Hazards
3/20/2017 9:50:03 AM
Back in 2009, wood dust was added to California’s Proposition 65 list as a substance known to cause cancer. Proposition 65 requires businesses to notify Californians about significant amounts of chemicals in the products they purchase, in their homes or workplaces, or that are released into the environment.  There are tens of thousands of workers across the state that may be …
High Percentage of Shipyard Workers Test Positive for Lead
High Percentage of Shipyard Workers Test Positive for Lead
3/17/2017 9:56:54 AM
Earlier this year, health officials from the Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Health announced the results of an investigation at a shipyard in Superior, Wisconsin.
Oregon Military Department Seeks Millions to Remediate Lead from Indoor Shooting Ranges
Oregon Military Department Seeks Millions to Remediate Lead from Indoor Shooting Ranges
3/16/2017 9:55:30 AM
In February,  The Oregonian  published an article that discussed the Oregon Military Department’s request for over $21 million from the federal government.
Identifying and Mitigating Welding Fume and Gas Exposure Hazards
Identifying and Mitigating Welding Fume and Gas Exposure Hazards
3/15/2017 4:06:56 PM
According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), there are over half a million workers in the United States that are involved with welding, cutting and brazing.
Lead Tests at a University in California Have Students and Faculty Concerned
Lead Tests at a University in California Have Students and Faculty Concerned
3/15/2017 10:24:57 AM
Recently, students and faculty at a university in the state of California discovered that a large number of drinking water sources on campus had been shut off and that bottled water was being provided at multiple campus locations.
Paleo-anthropology Thriller Makes the Theory of Evolution a Great Read
Paleo-anthropology Thriller Makes the Theory of Evolution a Great Read
3/15/2017 8:00:00 AM
It is the duty of every scientist to share their life’s works and trove of information in ways they can to the masses. For Conrad Quintyn, he chooses quite a creative path: writing a thriller novel.
Ice Dams, Water Damage and Mold Growth Still a Concern Even with Spring Returning Soon
Ice Dams, Water Damage and Mold Growth Still a Concern Even with Spring Returning Soon
3/14/2017 9:07:04 AM
With only a short time to go before the return of spring, some parts of the country are still encountering freezing weather and snowstorms. With freezing and thawing temperatures, people in many parts of the country may encounter ice dams during these late winter months.
FleetMind Expands Customer-facing Team with New Regional Sales Director for Midwestern US
FleetMind Expands Customer-facing Team with New Regional Sales Director for Midwestern US
3/14/2017 7:00:00 AM
MONTREAL, Canada – March 14, 2017 - FleetMind Solutions, the award-winning technology leader for “smart truck” systems, announced today the addition of Kevin M.
Companies in Puerto Rico have until May to Prepare for OSHA’s New Beryllium Rule
Companies in Puerto Rico have until May to Prepare for OSHA’s New Beryllium Rule
3/13/2017 2:01:20 PM
Earlier this month, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a proposed delay in the effective date of the rule entitled Occupational Exposure to Beryllium.
Identifying Occupational and Environmental Exposure Hazards to Organic Solvents
Identifying Occupational and Environmental Exposure Hazards to Organic Solvents
3/13/2017 8:38:09 AM
Solvents are widely used in industry and can even be found in many products in people’s homes. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) describes solvents as substances that are capable of dissolving or dispersing one or more other substances.
Mold Causes Fire Station to Temporarily Shut Down
Mold Causes Fire Station to Temporarily Shut Down
3/10/2017 10:36:03 AM
In February,  The Sun  published an article about the temporary closure of a County Fire Department station after the discovery of mold. The modular building was constructed over 40 years ago and is also known to contain asbestos.
Identifying and Preventing Occupational and Environmental Exposures to Gasoline
Identifying and Preventing Occupational and Environmental Exposures to Gasoline
3/9/2017 9:32:20 AM
As recently as two years ago, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported that over 140 billion gallons of gasoline were consumed in the United States.
TestAmerica Expert Kesavalu Bagawandoss, Ph.D., J.D. Featured in the Marcellus Shale Coalition Training Program
3/9/2017 7:48:11 AM
Dr. Kesavalu Bagawandoss (Doss), Laboratory Director at TestAmerica, is joining a team of experts from the public and private sectors to participate in the Marcellus Shale Coalition’s (MSC) training program entitled Wellsite Waste Management:  From Generation to Disposal Training.  Dr.
Seasoned Environmental, Health and Safety Consultant is the Newest Addition at Clark Seif Clark
Seasoned Environmental, Health and Safety Consultant is the Newest Addition at Clark Seif Clark
3/8/2017 9:01:48 PM
Clark Seif Clark (CSC) is pleased to announce that Nicole Henson, CMC is now part of the company’s esteemed group of industry professionals. Ms. Henson brings decades of combined forensic engineering, industrial hygiene, indoor air quality, environmental, health and safety experience to benefit Clark Seif Clark’s clients.
Preventing Occupational Exposure Risks to Methylene Chloride
Preventing Occupational Exposure Risks to Methylene Chloride
3/8/2017 12:12:45 PM
Methylene chloride, also known as dichloromethane, is a volatile, colorless liquid with a chloroform-like odor. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) reports that the chemical compound is used in various industrial processes, in numerous industries.
EMSL Florida Mold and Asbestos Testing Labs Offer Mold Inspection Companies with Customizable Reports Through LABConnect™
EMSL Florida Mold and Asbestos Testing Labs Offer Mold Inspection Companies with Customizable Reports Through LABConnect™
3/8/2017 11:20:28 AM
EMSL Analytical, Inc. offers indoor air quality (IAQ), mold and asbestos professionals an easy and reliable online account management system that allows clients 24-hour access to reporting, shipping and tracking information.