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California Dog Owners Learn About Pet Allergens and Tips to Minimize Exposure
California Dog Owners Learn About Pet Allergens and Tips to Minimize Exposure
4/25/2017 9:49:51 AM
Millions of California residents have one or more pet dogs in their home. In fact, a study conducted a few years ago showed that over 32% of California households reported having at least one dog.
Unicel Architectural Publishes Paper on Design Options for Safer Schools
Unicel Architectural Publishes Paper on Design Options for Safer Schools
4/24/2017 12:41:04 PM
MONTREAL, CANADA – April 25, 2017 - Unicel Architectural, the leading manufacturer of vision and daylight control solutions, today published an informational white paper, “Making our Schools Safer – Vision Control® Door & Window Design Solutions to Enhance Privacy and Security in Educational Facilities.”, which examines privacy and safety requirements in educational …
Honoring Workers’ Memorial Day and Occupational Health and Safety Services in Puerto Rico
Honoring Workers’ Memorial Day and Occupational Health and Safety Services in Puerto Rico
4/24/2017 12:14:08 PM
Later this week, Puerto Rico and the rest of the United States will observe Workers’ Memorial Day. The annual day of recognition takes place each year on April 28th, the same day the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was established 46 years ago.
World TB Day and Air Testing to Prevent the Spread of Disease
World TB Day and Air Testing to Prevent the Spread of Disease
4/24/2017 11:13:47 AM
Each year, March 24th is recognized as World Tuberculosis (TB) Day. The 24th was chosen because it commemorates the date in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of  Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium that causes TB.
CyboEnergy Offers On-Grid, Off-Grid, and On/Off-Grid CyboInverters with Unique Features and Benefits for Special Solar Applications
CyboEnergy Offers On-Grid, Off-Grid, and On/Off-Grid CyboInverters with Unique Features and Benefits for Special Solar Applications
4/21/2017 4:58:54 PM
CyboEnergy, Inc. (Rancho Cordova, CA), the developer of the world’s first solar power Mini-Inverter that possesses the key merits of both central inverters and microinverters, announced today that the company has standardized its product family to have 58V input channel limits that can support most 60-cell or 72-cell solar panels up to 330W, 48V lead-acid batteries, 20V to …
Nicotine Test Kit Allows Dealerships to Test Used Cars, RVs and Boats for Unwanted Residues
Nicotine Test Kit Allows Dealerships to Test Used Cars, RVs and Boats for Unwanted Residues
4/21/2017 9:13:47 AM
According to IBISWorld’s Used Car Dealers market research report released in February of 2017, there are approximately 138,267 used car dealerships in the United States.
Exposure to Elevated Levels of Indoor Mold Can Act as an Allergen, Irritant and Asthma Trigger
Exposure to Elevated Levels of Indoor Mold Can Act as an Allergen, Irritant and Asthma Trigger
4/20/2017 9:48:50 AM
While mold is a natural part of the environment and it is inhaled on a daily basis, exposure to elevated levels of mold in the air of people’s homes, schools or work environments can lead to indoor air quality (IAQ) issues and potential health concerns.
High Lead Levels Found in Some Los Angeles Area Parks
High Lead Levels Found in Some Los Angeles Area Parks
4/19/2017 1:10:23 PM
In March, it was reported that students from a university in California have been collecting soil samples from parks throughout the Los Angeles area.
Las Vegas Asbestos Testing Lab Adds TEM NVLAP Accreditation
Las Vegas Asbestos Testing Lab Adds TEM NVLAP Accreditation
4/19/2017 1:03:44 PM
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is proud to announce that its Las Vegas, Nevada laboratory has added airborne asbestos analysis by transmission electron microscopy (TEM) through the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) to its list of accreditations, which already included asbestos testing of bulk insulation samples and bulk building materials.
Imported Thyme Packages Recalled Due to the Potential of High Lead Levels
Imported Thyme Packages Recalled Due to the Potential of High Lead Levels
4/18/2017 1:22:23 PM
In March, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted information about a food recall for thyme packages due to high levels of lead. The recall was based on sampling done by the FDA and the Illinois Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Protection.
Solvents and Protecting Workers from Occupational Exposure Risks
Solvents and Protecting Workers from Occupational Exposure Risks
4/17/2017 10:21:16 PM
Several years ago, a study published in Neurology by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers and colleagues focused new attention on occupational exposures to solvents.
Preventing IEQ Issues due to Construction Projects in Occupied Buildings across Puerto Rico
Preventing IEQ Issues due to Construction Projects in Occupied Buildings across Puerto Rico
4/17/2017 10:24:03 AM
It’s quite common for an occupied residential, commercial or institutional building to undergo some form of construction activity. These projects can range from minor remodeling to significant gutting and rebuilding of the structure.
Mold Causes California Elementary School to Temporarily Close
Mold Causes California Elementary School to Temporarily Close
4/17/2017 9:44:59 AM
Late last month, KRCR published a report about a discovery at an elementary school that has parents and faculty concerned. According to the news report, mold was found in multiple school buildings which caused them to close until situation can be properly addressed.
Five-Alarm Downtown Fire Displaces Nearby Residents and Raises IEQ Concerns
Five-Alarm Downtown Fire Displaces Nearby Residents and Raises IEQ Concerns
4/14/2017 9:07:43 AM
Last month, a massive five-alarm fire in downtown Raleigh destroyed a large apartment complex that was under construction. High-rise office and residential buildings nearby were also evacuated, but those building were saved from the flames.
TestAmerica Expert Kesavalu Bagawandoss, Ph.D., J.D. will be the Guest Speaker at the April SPE ESG Meeting in Midland, Texas
4/13/2017 3:31:02 PM
Dr. Kesavalu Bagawandoss (Doss), Laboratory Director at TestAmerica, will be speaking at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Environmental Study Group (ESG) luncheon on Thursday, April 27, at the Petroleum Professional Development Center (PPDC) at Midland College in Texas.
Study Finds Thousands of Workers in California with Elevated Blood Levels
Study Finds Thousands of Workers in California with Elevated Blood Levels
4/13/2017 8:20:58 AM
Earlier this year, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released a report about blood lead levels in California workers. The report presented data from the Occupational Blood Lead Registry, a laboratory-based tracking system for adult blood lead tests managed by the Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (OLPPP) at CDPH.
Independent Investment Bankers Corp. Announces Assisting Client with $2.5MM Venture Debt Financing
4/11/2017 12:25:31 PM
Independent Investment Bankers Corp. (IIB) is pleased to announce that associated investment bankers from northern California assisted their client with a $2.5MM venture debt financing.  The client is a fast growing technology company based in the Bay Area.
Michigan Lowers Lead Action Level in Water
Michigan Lowers Lead Action Level in Water
4/11/2017 9:14:41 AM
Michigan’s governor, Rick Snyder, announced that the state will set an even lower action level for lead in its water sources in the wake of the recent Flint, MI water crisis.
Protecting Workers and the Public from Solvent Exposure Hazards
Protecting Workers and the Public from Solvent Exposure Hazards
4/10/2017 9:53:13 PM
Millions of workers in the United States are exposed to solvents on a daily basis according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
Nomination Deadline for ABIH® Board of Director Positions is June 15th
Nomination Deadline for ABIH® Board of Director Positions is June 15th
4/10/2017 12:13:10 PM
The due date for self-nominations for several Board of Director positions at the American Board of Industrial Hygiene® takes place on June 15th.  All interested and qualified candidates have until then to submit their official and completed Nomination Packets.