Air Contaminant News

  • Airborne Contaminants, Respirable Particulates and Lung Cancer Risks in Puerto Rico

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths and the second most common cancer among both men and women in the United States. The agency states that the most important thing a person can do to lower their lung cancer risk is to quit smoking and to avoid secondhand smoke. The second leading cause of lung cancer is radon, a ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 3D Printing and Worker Exposures to Airborne Pollutants

    Three-dimensional (3D) printers are becoming increasingly popular as the technology advances and costs decrease. Today, 3D printers can be found everywhere, from research laboratories in schools, universities and businesses to factory floors and even in some people’s homes.  As these devices become more common, concerns have been raised about chemicals (volatile organic ...

  • Ovivo Creates a Technology Advisory Committee to Support its Growth Strategy

    Ovivo Inc. (“Ovivo”) is pleased to announce the creation of a Technology Advisory Committee (the “Committee”), composed of three independent internationally renowned water industry experts. Their mandate will mainly be focused on advising and supporting senior management and the Board of Directors on Ovivo’s technology strategy, its deployment and its future ...

  • Successful airborne pollution compliance monitoring of ships at sea

    Despite new legislation that requires ships to burn low sulphur marine oil in EU and US coastal waters, the economic benefits of continuing to use inexpensive, high-sulphur fuels, combined with the relatively small risk of getting caught, means that many ships are flouting the rules. However, this could be about to change as a real-time, airborne pollution detection system based around a pair of ...


    By Andor Technology Ltd (Andor)

  • Respirable Particulates, Airborne Contaminants & Lung Cancer Risks

    Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths and the second most common cancer among both men and women in the United States according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).    The CDC states that the most important thing a person can do to lower their lung cancer risk is to quit smoking and to avoid secondhand smoke. The second ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Lung Cancer and Airborne Contaminants Discussed in New Video

    IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses lung cancer and how airborne contaminants from a person’s environment can be a factor in the disease.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths and the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Workers Prepare to Safely Enter One of Hanford Site’s Most Hazardous Rooms

    When workers enter the hazardous, historic McCluskey Room at the Hanford site this summer, they will be safer due to their preparation and involvement in planning and training for the job. The McCluskey ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Environment key to preventing childhood disabilities

    The United States government would get a better bang for its health-care buck in managing the country's most prevalent childhood disabilities if it invested more in eliminating socio-environmental risk factors than in developing medicines. That's the key conclusion of Prevention of Disability in Children: Elevating the Role of Environment, a new paper co-authored by a Simon Fraser University ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Alpha MOS signs new distribution agreements for the RQ box solution

    These new distribution agreements reinforce the international distribution network of the RQ Box solution. They cover the following countries: UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Oman, Qatar, UAE, Kazakhstan. Experts in the field of air quality, our distributors are competent contact for all matters relating to the monitoring of odors and gaseous pollutants. Do you want to get in ...


    By Alpha MOS Environment

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