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MCS Patients in Puerto Rico Find Environmental Testing Solutions with Zimmetry Environmental
MCS Patients in Puerto Rico Find Environmental Testing Solutions with Zimmetry Environmental
7/22/2014 8:10:17 PM
In Puerto Rico and across the Caribbean, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) is a controversial issue with many in the medical community. Some do not recognize the condition as a true disease or illness, while others support its existence.    There are a number of other names for MCS, including environmental illness, total allergy syndrome, idiopathic environmental …
New Documentary Brings Awareness to Sustainable Fashion
7/22/2014 11:11:31 AM
Each year, the fashion industry manufactures and discards a tremendous amount of wasted fabric and toxic materials that end up in landfills, severely impacting the environment. These and other environmental issues within the apparel trade are now being addressed in a new documentary called “THREAD,” produced by Tree Media. “THREAD” explores efforts to reverse the negative …
ABIH’s LinkedIn Group Celebrates 500 Members & Growing
ABIH’s LinkedIn Group Celebrates 500 Members & Growing
7/21/2014 10:25:25 AM
Earlier this month, the American Board of Industrial Hygiene’s LinkedIn group reached a new milestone with its 500th member.  The LinkedIn group, launched in late 2012, has been growing at a steady rate as more Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIHs) and the greater industrial hygiene community turn to social media for news and information.     Social media has become a rapid …
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim to visit India
7/20/2014 9:54:02 AM
World Bank Group President  Jim Yong Kim  arrives in New Delhi tomorrow on a three-day visit to the country as it builds new momentum toward higher growth, which is required to lift its millions out of poverty. During his visit, Kim  will meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi  and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley  in Delhi. “The historic mandate from the people of …
Applied DNA Sciences Home Asset Marking Effort in Sweden Draws TV Coverage
7/18/2014 5:51:39 PM
Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: APDN), (Twitter: @APDN), a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology and product authentication solutions, noted  that its novel program to prevent theft of home assets with DNA-based marks in Stockholm, Sweden, has drawn coverage on national TV in that country. A clip from Swedish TV Station ABC may be viewed here, …
Webinar Registration Now Open – Information Governance in Office 365 and SharePoint
7/17/2014 9:46:18 AM
Concept Searching is hosting the webinar, ‘How to get started and why: Information Governance for SharePoint and Office 365,’ on Tuesday, August 19th at 11:30am-12:30pm EDT. Registration is now open for this educational webinar. Information Governance is a popular topic in the press, but presents very real challenges to SharePoint and Office 365 organizations that would …
Clare Computer Solutions’ Employee Tenure Track Record Beats the 
US National Average by over 90%
Clare Computer Solutions’ Employee Tenure Track Record Beats the US National Average by over 90%
7/15/2014 6:54:20 PM
SAN RAMON, CA) Clare Computer Solutions (CCS) , a professional services firm providing IT solutions for companies in the San Francisco Bay area since 1990, has just announced that their staff tenure averages 8.8 years with the company, and 20 years in the IT sector. This represents nearly double the national average for employee tenure, which according to the most recent …
Experts Provide Services to Prevent Silicosis in Puerto Rico
Experts Provide Services to Prevent Silicosis in Puerto Rico
7/14/2014 3:14:07 PM
Silica exposure remains a serious threat to several million U.S. workers, including more than 100,000 workers in high risk jobs such as abrasive blasting, foundry work, stonecutting, rock drilling, quarry work and tunneling. Exposure also occurs during many different construction activities and some manufacturing processes.   These same risks can be found in Puerto Rico and …
Just Over Two Weeks Left to Submit Completed Applications for the Fall 2014 CIH Exam
Just Over Two Weeks Left to Submit Completed Applications for the Fall 2014 CIH Exam
7/14/2014 11:04:19 AM
With just over two weeks left before the August 1st deadline for Applicants to submit their completed applications, the staff at the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) is working diligently to ensure that all paperwork they receive is processed for those planning to take the Fall CIH Exam.  The exam period runs from October through November and this is the last …
Apartment Managers & Maintenance Professionals Turn to FastMoldRemoval.com for Tools to Stop Mold
Apartment Managers & Maintenance Professionals Turn to FastMoldRemoval.com for Tools to Stop Mold
7/14/2014 9:35:15 AM
For a large percentage of the population, home can be found in one of the 30 million apartment units available across the United States. These apartment complexes are managed by landlords or professional management companies and range from low income apartments to luxury living accommodations.   Many people choose to live in apartments due to the flexibility they provide and …
Allergens Lurking in Your Indoor Environment
Allergens Lurking in Your Indoor Environment
7/7/2014 12:43:31 PM
With the recent arrival of summer, warm conditions in many parts of the country have people closing their windows and turning on their air conditioners.  In many circumstances, closing doors and windows in a home or building can allow concentrations of indoor pollutants and allergens to rise. These allergens can cause issues for anyone who suffers from allergies.    For many …
Apartment Living and Mold Issues in Puerto Rico
Apartment Living and Mold Issues in Puerto Rico
7/7/2014 11:35:05 AM
Due to the high cost of living and numerous other factors, many people in Puerto Rico and across the Caribbean choose to live in apartment complexes.  These properties range from low income apartments to luxury living accommodations.   Apartment complexes, as is the case with virtually any type of building, can suffer from mold growth due to water damage and elevated …
Certified Industrial Hygienists Can Help Prevent Cases of Lead Poisoning
Certified Industrial Hygienists Can Help Prevent Cases of Lead Poisoning
7/7/2014 10:00:18 AM
Last month, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) announced that they had issued recommendations to prevent lead poisoning among children in developing nations.  The recommendations, based on a case study of several developing parts of the world, has been released in the form of a reference document.  It was developed by the AIHA International Affairs Committee in …
Summer Storms & Mold - No Match for Prepared Contractors
Summer Storms & Mold - No Match for Prepared Contractors
7/7/2014 9:48:02 AM
Only a few weeks into summer, powerful storms have already occurred across many regions of the country.  In just the last few weeks, torrential rains and powerful winds have caused damage and destruction in such heavily populated areas as Chicago and Minneapolis and the first hurricane of the Atlantic season has formed.   The summer season is known for powerful thunderstorms …
Ubisense to Host Location Intelligence Webinars for Gas and Electric Utilities on July 9
Ubisense to Host Location Intelligence Webinars for Gas and Electric Utilities on July 9
7/7/2014 8:00:00 AM
DENVER — July 7, 2014 — Ubisense announced today it will offer two webinars for gas and electric utilities to learn how location intelligence solutions can help to improve business processes. Both webinars, scheduled for July 9, will explore the benefits provided by Ubisense myWorld, an intuitive location intelligence platform that integrates geospatial intelligence and …
Innovative Collaboration to Secure Water, Boost Economy
7/5/2014 10:54:18 AM
The Nature Conservancy and partners are excited to announce the launch of a groundbreaking project on Tuesday, July 29, that will secure drinking water, boost the state’s economy, add jobs and improve the quality of life for residents of northern New Mexico.  The Rio Grande Water Fund is an innovative mechanism that will coordinate and leverage fundraising efforts from …
Smithsonian Scientist and Collaborators Revise Timeline of Human Origins
7/5/2014 10:11:42 AM
Many traits unique to humans were long thought to have originated in the genus Homo between 2.4 and 1.8 million years ago in Africa. Although scientists have recognized these characteristics for decades, they are reconsidering the true evolutionary factors that drove them. A large brain, long legs, the ability to craft tools and prolonged maturation periods were all …
Urgent need to improve the situation of children in Myanmar’s Rakhine State
7/5/2014 9:58:02 AM
More than 105,000 children in Myanmar’s Rakhine State have been affected by inter-communal violence, including 78,000 displaced children living in rural camps in appalling conditions. They, and other vulnerable children, cannot wait. Their needs demand an urgent response. Rakhine State is one of the poorest areas in Myanmar, with some of the lowest social and development …
Full Service Office & Virtual Office Space Company Celebrates Successful Opening Week
Full Service Office & Virtual Office Space Company Celebrates Successful Opening Week
7/4/2014 10:03:09 PM
The newest North Vancouver packaged office rental provider, Waterfront Business Centre, has had a successful first week since officially opening July 1st, 2014.  This fully furnished, instant office business centre located at the popular Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver with beautiful views celebrated its grand opening week with high demand for its initial availability of …
Savannah Says No to Vacation Rental Controversy and Celebrates its Heritage as the Oldest City of Vacation Rentals in America!
7/3/2014 3:41:40 PM
Controversy surrounds the vacation rental industry, but most people have no idea that they are a very old tradition. And the one place that can lay claim to the title “Oldest Vacation Rental City in America” is Savannah, Georgia. For over a century, Savannah’s vacation rental guests have ranged from celebrities, teachers and families, to project managers, doctors and …