Articles & Whitepapers
Defining the cause of an illness – genetics? Lifestyle? Occupational? When someone becomes ill and it’s not something that can be easily traced to a source, the question always arises: where did this come from? For example, a cold or flu can generally be traced to an event or source—kids, work, airline travel. But, what if it’s cancer or emphysema? These illnesses are ...
When evaluating indoor levels of most pollutants, one can collect air samples, compare the sampling results to established exposure standards, and make relatively unambiguous decisions regarding the ...
Late last year, a company operating a shipyard in Wisconsin settled the first of three lawsuits brought against it for exposing workers to lead hazards. The settlement will pay $7.5 million to the 60 workers involved in the suit. Back in 2016, ...
Equipment & Solutions
The MerPAS® sampler is small in size and is compatible with personal sampling. For this configuration, the yellow body diffusive barrier is used without any protective housing. The sampler is attached to a plastic plate and then attached to the lapel or shirt pocket to keep the device near the worker breathing zone. Typically, the sampler would be worn for the the full 8-hour workday.