mould contamination testing Articles

  • Mishandling of Hazardous Materials & Contaminants, Asbestos, Lead, Mould & Fungus, PCB`S

    Untitled Document Everyday in Canada and the United States Hazardous Materials are being removed improperly contaminating the buildings we occupy. The hazardous materials including ...

  • Toxicity assessment of diesel and metal contaminated soils through elutriate and solid phase assays with the slime mould, Dictyostelium discoideum

    A suite of organisms from different taxonomical and ecological positions are needed to assess environmentally relevant soil toxicity. We herein present a new bioassay based on Dictyostelium that is aimed at integrating slime moulds into such a testing framework. Toxicity tests on elutriates and the solid phase developmental cycle (DDDC) assay were successfully applied to a soil spiked with a ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Microbiological quality of bottled water brands sold in retail outlets in New Zealand

    The microbiological quality of bottled water has been studied over the past 30 years as bottled water can contain pathogens. The aim of this study was to determine if retailed bottled water in New Zealand complied with the Australia and New Zealand Food Standards (ANZFS) Code (2002) and the New Zealand Microbiological Reference Criteria (1995). Thirty-eight domestic and imported bottled water ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Gas Detection Best Practices at Work

    Most work place accidents could be prevented with proper working gas detection equipment. Gas detection is a critical component for safety programs for any environment; it should be given the highest priority and attention to detail to avoid any accidents and unnecessary work place injuries or deaths. Here are some suggestions on how to keep your work environment safe: 1.   Read the gas ...

  • Eliminating VOC From Wood Industry Processes

    ELIMINATING VOC FROM WOOD INDUSTRY PROCESSES As regulations controlling VOC and the environment become increasingly strict at local, national and international level, manufacturers in an increasing range of industries are having to consider appropriate action. The wood industry is no exception. In the manufacture of moulded wooden doors, for example, wood shavings and sawdust are bonded together ...


  • Controlling Bacteria In a Clean Room Environment

    Maintaining the integrity of a cleanroom is a constant battle. The first step to deciding which method, or combination of methods, to employ is to identify the prime sources of contamination. There are three prime sources of contamination through which the integrity of a cleanroom might be breached. First, there is the human element. While many processes might be automated, many situations remain ...


    By GVS Filter Technology

  • Elimination of Alcohol from Lithographic Printing: DS Chemport (Australia)

     DS Chemport has developed a technology to replace the use of isopropyl alcohol in the lithographic printing process. Reported savings from companies that have installed the technology are in the region of $5,000 to $6,000 per printing press, which represents a payback time of between 6 and 12 months. Background DS Chemport (Australia) Pty Ltd was founded in 1987 and is a ...


  • Why instrument hire makes occupational safety sense

    Background Decisions concerning the acquisition of occupational safety monitoring instrumentation are often made by operational staff that may not have visibility of the full financial implications of their choices. The following article will examine the factors affecting these decisions and explain why a strategic decision to hire instrumentation can deliver substantial and wide-ranging ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • A no-brainer for drains

    Pre-fabricated drainage products have saved time and boosted safety on a Welsh road scheme Surface water drainage is not the most visible element of a new road scheme – after all, it’s almost entirely underground. But it is vitally important to any road and it’s one of the first priorities before work starts on the carriageway. At Costain’s £59 ...


    By Kijlstra LTD.

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