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  • 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

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    Changing Air Filters and Residential Indoor Air Quality Discussed in New Online Video

    Today the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video. Their newest production discusses HVAC systems, the role of air filters and their impact on the indoor air quality (IAQ) of a home. “Since air filters are typically out of sight, many people forget about the important role they play in filtering out airborne contaminants and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • A new generation of hydrogen and air generator in 19´´ format

    LNI Swissgas is proud to announce the 2nd generation of his dual generator hydrogen + air on a 19" format: the Sx30802U. This new version has been enhanced in many ways: enclosure, reliability, and safety. It is dedicated, but not only, to field FID devices where high purity gas sources are required for full analytical performances with low background noise and very low ...


    By LNI Swissgas

  • Puerto Rico’s Building Science Experts Identify Cat Allergens and Other Airborne Contaminants

    The cats of Old San Juan are famous with both residents and tourists who visit the historic colonial section of the capital of Puerto Rico. Cats are also common pets in many homes and apartments throughout the islands. Unfortunately, one of the major reasons people give up their pet cat is due to allergies. While millions of people suffer from allergies, the Asthma and ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • 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

  • 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

  • Feds to clean site of 1976 `Atomic Man` accident

    Workers are preparing to enter one of the most dangerous rooms on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation - the site of a 1976 blast that exposed a technician to a massive dose of radiation, leading to him being nicknamed the "Atomic Man." Harold McCluskey was working in the room when a chemical reaction caused a glass glove box to explode. He was exposed to the highest dose of radiation from the ...


    By Associated Press

  • 8,000 New Cleanrooms Per Year

    Cleanrooms are utilized by semiconductor, pharmaceutical, flat panel display, aerospace, food and other manufacturers who need to protect products and/or workers from airborne contaminants. More than 94 million ft2 of cleanrooms are installed worldwide. More than 150,000 rooms ranging from less than 100 ft2 to over 300,000 ft2 are in use. More than 8,000 new cleanrooms will be built this ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Respirable Particulates, Airborne Contaminants and Lung Cancer Awareness Month

    Lung Cancer Awareness Month begins tomorrow and runs the entire month of November. This month of recognition is acknowledged across the globe and is a time to raise awareness and engagement in the fight against lung cancer. It is also the ideal opportunity to educate the public and workers about things they can do to minimize their chances of getting the disease.   In the United States, the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Roadshows held to encourage cleaner air in workplaces

    A series of interactive roadshows have been helping employers in industries such as welding and stonemasonry understand the risks of exposure to dusts, gases, mists, fumes and vapours. The events, hosted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), aimed to help small businesses control the potential for illnesses, such as asthma and silicosis, which affect thousands of workers every year, by ...

  • HORIBA launches ParticleFinder Raman software

    HORIBA Scientific, a leading innovator in the manufacture of high performance scientific and analytical equipment, is announcing the launch of their new ParticleFinder module for the LabSpec 6 Spectroscopy Suite. In combination with the full range of HORIBA Raman microscopes ParticleFinder brings a new level of automation and ease of use for particle analysts who require the unique chemical ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Work-Related Respiratory Diseases can be Prevented

    EMSL Analytical provides air testing services to protect workers in the manufacturing sector from respiratory illness. Cinnaminson, NJ, June 8th, 2010 Silicosis, asbestosis, byssinosis and chronic beryllium disease are some of the respiratory diseases caused almost exclusively by workplace exposures.  Recently the National Institute for Occupational Health ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 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

  • 900,000 Views Marks the Latest Milestone for the IAQ Video Network

    Today, the IAQ Video Network celebrated a new milestone with the 900,000th download of their educational videos.  This goal was achieved just one day after the video production company celebrated its 1025th subscriber to its growing YouTube channel.   “We are pleased to be able to celebrate reaching so many people with our production of IAQ and EHS ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Chicago Businesses Turn to EC2 for Solutions to Worker Complaints

    EC2 helps companies find solutions to common, and not so common, sources of poor indoor environmental quality (IEQ). The National Safety Council (NSC) has designated June as National Safety Month.  Keeping employees safe and productive is the cornerstone to any successful business and correctly responding to employee complaints about indoor air quality (IAQ) and IEQ is essential.  These ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 1075 Subscribers Join the IAQ Video Network’s YouTube Channel

    Today, the IAQ Video Network proudly announced that the company’s YouTube channel now has over 1075 subscribers.  This new milestone is in conjunction with over 942,000 downloads of the company’s educational, corporate and association videos.   Videos produced so far have covered everything fromMycobacterium aviumcomplex (MAC) and occupational asthma to airborne contaminants ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Discover our air samplers, Booth #4, at ICA Parma | September 3-7, Parma, Italy

    Meet Bertin Instruments at the International Congress on Aerobiology (ICA Parma), Booth #4, from September 3rd to 7th in Parma and discover our latest innovations, including the air sampler Coriolis designed for bio-contamination ...


    By Bertin Instruments

  • Occupational Asthma Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses occupational asthma and how airborne contaminants in the work environment can be a factor in the condition.    Occupational asthma, also referred to as work-related asthma, is the most common ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Crews Make First Entry into McCluskey Room for Final Cleanup at Hanford Site

    Workers are cleaning up one of the most hazardous rooms at the Hanford site: the “McCluskey Room,” named after a worker who was injured there in a Cold War accident. Watch a video of one of the first entries ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Air Quality Experts in Puerto Rico Help to Identify Airborne Carcinogens

    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 to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The most important thing a person can do to lower their lung cancer risk is to quit smoking and to avoid secondhand smoke.  After smoking, the second leading cause of lung cancer is ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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