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The IACP and the National Center for Missing& Exploited Children Release Cyberbullying Tip Card for Law Enforcement
8/10/2014 10:11:54 AM
The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) jointly released a new tool for law enforcement titled, Preparing and Responding to Cyberbullying: Tips for Law Enforcement. The project was supported by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. …
Legal Thriller “A Patriot’s Act“ takes aim at Guantanamo Bay
Legal Thriller “A Patriot’s Act“ takes aim at Guantanamo Bay
8/9/2014 2:57:39 PM
In “A Patriot’s Act,” lawyer Brent Marks from “Predatory Kill” is back in action in the second novel of the popular legal thriller series by Kenneth Eade. When a naturalized American citizen turns up missing in Iraq, Brent Marks fights the Goliath U.S. government with its own Constitution. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DszgnXZhY9E&list=UUdMGo3vQHbOM3a10Na1ZxCg Santa …
Naturally-Occurring Asbestos Found in Most California Counties
Naturally-Occurring Asbestos Found in Most California Counties
8/7/2014 9:38:37 AM
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), naturally-occurring asbestos can be found in 42 of California’s 58 counties. The agency reports that naturally-occurring asbestos can be found most abundantly in and around Humboldt County, in areas of San Benito and Monterey Counties, and in western El Dorado County. The term “naturally-occurring asbestos” refers …
Preventing Water Damage & Mold Growth during a Family Vacation
Preventing Water Damage & Mold Growth during a Family Vacation
8/6/2014 5:44:15 PM
July and August are two of the busiest months for family vacations.  These trips away from home provide people with the opportunity to get away and relax, but a few things can turn a dream vacation into a nightmare as quickly as coming back to a water-damaged home. Water damage is one of the most common reasons for an insurance claim and when it occurs while no one is home, …
Watch out for danger on the roads abroad
Watch out for danger on the roads abroad
8/6/2014 10:10:17 AM
Statistics show that in 2012, nearly 30,000 people were killed on roads in the European Union. For every one of these deaths, it is estimated that 4 people will be involved in a road accident which result in a permanent disability (including brain and spine injuries), 8 people will sustain serious injuries and 50 people will sustain minor injuries in a road traffic …
LA Testing Provides California Residents with Air Testing Services for Diesel Exhaust
LA Testing Provides California Residents with Air Testing Services for Diesel Exhaust
8/5/2014 4:23:42 PM
Diesel engines provide power for a wide variety of vehicles, heavy equipment and other machinery used in a number of industries and manufacturing operations. The exhaust from these diesel engines contains a mixture of gases and very small particles that can create a health hazard if not properly controlled.  In fact, diesel engine exhaust was added to California’s Office of …
EMSL’s Ottawa Laboratory Achieves NVLAP Accreditation for Bulk Asbestos
EMSL’s Ottawa Laboratory Achieves NVLAP Accreditation for Bulk Asbestos
8/1/2014 5:51:08 PM
EMSL Canada, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Ottawa laboratory has been accredited by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for PLM Bulk Asbestos Fiber Analysis (NVLAP Lab Code 201040-0). Through the NVLAP accreditation program, laboratories are certified in compliance with International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005. According to NVLAP, the …
EMSL’s Calgary Laboratory Receives NVLAP Accreditation for Bulk Asbestos
EMSL’s Calgary Laboratory Receives NVLAP Accreditation for Bulk Asbestos
8/1/2014 5:43:51 PM
EMSL Canada, Inc. is proud to announce that its Calgary laboratory has been accredited by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for PLM Bulk samples (NVLAP Lab Code 500100-0) for asbestos fiber analysis. Through the NVLAP accreditation program, laboratories are accredited in compliance with International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005. According to …
Florida Health Department Issues Health Alert for Cryptosporidium
Florida Health Department Issues Health Alert for Cryptosporidium
8/1/2014 4:20:53 PM
Florida issued a health alert this week after 58 cases of Cryptosporidium were reported in Pinellas County.  Since half of the cases have been associated with public pools and water parks in Pinellas, all related facilities were notified on Thursday. In addition, Northwest Pool has been shut down as a precaution after a child, who may have visited there, was diagnosed with …
Gruszeczki & Smith Law, LLP  Comments on 2014 Illinois DUI Survey
Gruszeczki & Smith Law, LLP Comments on 2014 Illinois DUI Survey
8/1/2014 3:54:21 PM
On July 1, 2014 the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists released the results of its 2013 Annual Illinois DUI Arrest Survey.   The survey, which has been published annually since 1990 to track police department performance throughout Illinois serves “to determine how many DUI arrests they make and to give recognition to the most productive departments and police …