Respiratory Protection is the Third Most Cited OSHA Violation for Fiscal Year 2022
EMSL Analytical provides personal protective equipment (PPE), including respirators, filters and fit testing supplies, along with gas detectors and other air monitoring instruments to protect workers and to help keep companies in regulatory compliance.
Cinnaminson, New Jersey, December 8, 2022
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently released its preliminary list of the 10 most frequently cited safety and health violations for the 2022 fiscal year. Respiratory protection made the top 10 list yet again, dropping to third place from second place for 2022. For the past three years, it has been one of the top three most frequently cited violations. Airborne hazards exist in countless industries where workers can be exposed to substances that may cause.......[Read More]
22 Home Renovators and Contractors Fined in Washington and Idaho for Alleged Lead-Based Paint Violations
EMSL Analytical offers laboratory testing services, sampling supplies, test kits and personal protective equipment to identify and mitigate lead hazards while helping companies comply with health and safety regulations.
Cinnaminson, New Jersey, December 6, 2022
Last month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it had reached settlements with 22 residential home renovation companies in Idaho and Washington for violations of federal lead-based paint regulations. The agency also reported that EPA Region 10’s compliance and enforcement program conducted 137 inspections of home renovation contractors, the highest number of inspections the region has completed in previous years. The EPA’s Renovation, Repair and Painting.......[Read More]
Florida Mold Testing Resources to Assess Property Damage from Tropical Storm Nicole
EMSL Analytical provides indoor environmental quality testing services, sampling supplies, test kits, remediation equipment and building inspection tools to identify microbial and chemical exposure risks following storm damage.
Orlando, Florida, December 2, 2022
Hurricane Nicole made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane along the east coast of Florida before being downgraded to a tropical storm. This was only the third time that a hurricane has made landfall in Florida during the month of November. Forty-five counties in Florida were under a state of emergency as powerful winds, storm surge, heavy rains and flooding caused significant damage to a number of residential, commercial and institutional properties. As residents now begin to assess the damage and.......[Read More]
Army Headquarters Issues Order to Inspect Barracks and Other Facilities for Mold
EMSL Analytical offers laboratory testing services, sampling supplies, test kits, air monitoring instruments and building inspection tools to identify mold and other indoor air quality issues.
Raleigh, North Carolina, December 1, 2022
Last month, it was reported in multiple media outlets that an executive order from Army headquarters was issued that requires the inspection of all army buildings, including barracks and offices, for mold and other substandard living conditions by November 18th. The order comes after multiple high profile cases of mold issues at military facilities in recent years, including the relocation this summer of over 1,000 soldiers at Fort Bragg to new housing after a mold problem was.......[Read More]
Identifying Occupational Exposure Risks to 2-Butoxyethanol and Other Industrial Chemicals
EMSL Analytical provides industrial hygiene and environmental testing services and sampling supplies to identify and mitigate chemical exposure hazards in the workplace.
Cinnaminson, New Jersey, November 29, 2022
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) describes the organic compound known as 2-butoxyethanol as a colorless liquid with a mild odor. The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) reports it smells like ether and goes by many names. 2-Butoxyethanol is used in a number of industries as a solvent and is found in paint strippers, thinners and some household cleaners. Examples of some of the workers at potential risk of being exposed to.......[Read More]
EMSL Toronto Lab Now Providing Food Safety Testing Services
As one of the North America’s leading environmental, food, indoor air quality, microbiology and consumer products testing companies, EMSL's network of laboratories has been providing quality analytical services to clients since 1981.
Toronto, Ontario, November 28, 2022
EMSL Canada, Inc. has a team of highly experienced laboratory professionals including microbiologists, chemists and materials testing experts that can analyze a wide variety of Food, Consumer Products, Cosmetics and Pharmaceutical Samples.
In addition, EMSL also offers:
Shelf-life experimental design and result interpretation,
Challenge study design, execution, and review
Nutritional analysis & labeling
FDA import detention services