air sampling control Articles

  • Controlling Mold Growth in Buildings: Prevention and Control Strategies

    In background quantities, molds can be found everywhere—in outdoor air, water, our homes, our clothing and even on our pets. They are present in such small numbers that they don’t trigger reactions in humans, except in ultra-sensitive individuals. But when molds find the right combination of moisture, food, and temperature, (and each species of mold needs a unique combination of food, ...

  • Mold Testing – Interpreting Air Sample Results

    Budget considerations often limit the number of air, surface or bulk samples that can be taken in an IAQ investigation. Once the laboratory has returned the test data, then someone has to decide how to interpret it. It’s not enough to simply compare indoor data to the data collected in the outdoor or control sample. Indoor air samples are subject to two kinds of error: False Positives and ...

  • Industrial hygiene case study

    Service performed: Industrial hygiene monitoring at a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility Summary: Our environmental staff performed testing and consulting to determine employee exposure levels to hazardous chemicals at a large manufacturing facility. Engineering controls and personal protective equipment were also evaluated for its effectiveness during the ...


    By EFI Global, Inc.

  • Leveraging the Web for Environmental Quality, Health and Safety

    Untitled Document The principles of continual improvement from management systems such as ISO 14001 and Six Sigma are well known. Less clear ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Sick-building syndrome and building-related illness

    Significant health problems linked to very poor indoor air qualityIndoor Air Quality (IAQ) deals with the content of interior air that could affect health and comfort of building occupants. The IAQ may be compromised by microbial contaminants (mold, bacteria), chemicals (such as carbon monoxide, radon), allergens, or any mass or energy stressor are more prevalent than anyone could have predicted. ...

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