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  • Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Approves EMSL Asbestos Building Inspector and Management Planner Refresher Courses

    EMSL Analytical is proud of receiving a prestigious accreditation by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry to offer asbestos refresher courses for building inspectors and management planners. The courses will take place at EMSL’s headquarters, located at 200 Route 130 Cinnaminson, New Jersey 08077. The asbestos training courses will fulfill the requirements held by the State of ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Updated guidance on managing asbestos risks

    Updated guidance is now available to help those responsible for managing the risks from asbestos best protect those workers who may disturb it. 'Asbestos: The survey guide' is aimed at those who commission asbestos surveys, the surveyors who carry them out and those who use them such as architects and demolition or removal contractors. It replaces the MDHS 100 guidance and sets out the role of ...

  • Asbestos Discovered in Cars Manufactured in China

    The Brisbrane Times reports that nearly 25,000 cars, manufactured in China and exported to Australia, are expected to be recalled after some of their parts were found to be contaminated with asbestos. The asbestos was detected in the car’s engines and exhaust gaskets. Ateco Automotive, the company that imported the affected vehicles, has reportedly known about the issue for months. They are ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Is asbestos risk lurking in your supply chain?

    The HSE ‘Beware Asbestos’ campaign paints a bleak picture of the asbestos situation in the UK. Asbestos is the single biggest cause of work-related deaths in the UK and can still be found in many unlikely places such as ceiling tiles, boilers, lofts, and guttering. If disturbed and inhaled, asbestos can cause a number of diseases – the most fatal of which are mesothelioma and ...


    By Altius Vendor Assessment Ltd

  • Register for free health and safety courses nationwide

    Free and heavily subsidised courses in many aspects of health and safety are available from the Working Well Together Campaign. The courses include general health and safety, asbestos awareness, preparing risk assessments and method statements, working at height and manual handling. This is a great opportunity to ensure new starters are health and safety aware, and that your business is ...


    By Altius Vendor Assessment Ltd

  • Don’t miss free health and safety courses

    The Working Well Together Campaign runs numerous free and subsidised courses in all areas  of health and safety. Courses available include: general health and safety, dust awareness, asbestos awareness, preparing risk assessments and method statements, working at height and manual handling. This is a fantastic opportunity to make sure your business is compliant and that all staff, ...

  • EMSL Analytical Will Hold Canada Asbestos Workshop in Brampton, ON

    The event will be dedicated to helping environemental professionals understand sampling techniques for asvestos. Topics will include the life cycle of an asbestos project, analysis options, the changing landscape of asbestos testing, and more.   The “Understanding Asbestos Workshop” is scheduled for September 11, 2012 in Brampton, ON. Currently the course is approved for the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Owner of Massachusetts` Largest Asbestos Training School Indicted

    The owner of Environmental Compliance Training was charged in federal court on Aug. 22 with falsely reporting the school had trained dozens of individuals to conduct asbestos removal work. One employee of the company was also charged, in a case jointly investigated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the United States Attorney for the District of ...

  • Ontario Association of Home Inspectors Approves EMSL Asbestos Workshop

    EMSL Analytical will hold an asbestos workshop on Tuesday, September, 11, 2012 at Courtyard by Marriott Brampton Hotel & Convention Center, 90 Biscayne Crescent Brampton, ON L6W 4S1. Registration will begin at 8:30a.m. and the cost of the workshop is $299. The course will begin with an overview of asbestos, including its background, uses, and health hazards. Next participants will discuss the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EPA awards $150,000 to reduce asbestos exposure in Louisiana (LA)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $150,000 to Louisiana to help reduce asbestos exposure in schools and state buildings. The project will encompass compliance monitoring, compliance assistance and public outreach. The project is covered under the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA). The program provides protection through on-site surveillance where asbestos is ...

  • Young tradespeople in the UK alerted to risk of asbestos – the silent killer

    Trainee apprentices from around the West Midlands received a stark warning from the Health and Safety Executive that, once exposed to asbestos fibres in their lungs, they could die a premature death from mesothelioma unless they take necessary precautions in the workplace. Mike Ford, HM Inspector of Health & Safety, delivered a hard-hitting message to 500 student plumbers, electricians, ...

  • Environmental Insurance Expert Shares Knowledge with Students from The Asbestos Institute

    Beginning this month, one of the nation’s leading environmental insurance experts has begun sharing his knowledge with students attending The Asbestos Institute’s Contractor Supervisor Initial Course.  Brian Mcfarland, from Legends Environmental Insurance Services, began his role as a monthly guest lecturer last week. Mr. Mcfarland has over 15 years in the environmental industry ...

  • Texas receives nearly $140,000 to protect citizens from asbestos (TX)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $138,678 to Texas to protect citizens from possible asbestos exposures. The project will continue to prevent unnecessary exposure to asbestos in the workplace and in buildings. The project is covered under the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA). The program provides protection through on-site surveillance where asbestos is found. ...

  • Asbestos Testing Lab Provides Free AIHce 2011 Expo Passes

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a worldwide leader in laboratory testing services and sampling products and equipment, announced today that their Woburn, MA testing laboratory is providing free expo passes for the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition in Portland, Oregon May 16th – 18th, 2011. The American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce) is highly recommended for ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Understanding Which Asbestos-Containing Products the Federal Government has Banned

    There have been thousands of consumer products and building materials produced over the years that contained asbestos. Asbestos offers many unique qualities that made it universally used, including its low cost, sound absorption characteristics and tensile strength, as well resistance to heat, fire, chemical corrosion and electricity. Unfortunately, it has also been known for some time that ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Bi-Partisan $140 Billion Asbestos Trust Fund Bill Floated

    WASHINGTON, DC, April 21, 2005 (ENS) - A bill to end ...

  • EMSL Announces PA Building Inspector Initial Course in Cinnaminson, NJ

    EMSL Analytical will be holding a PA Building Inspector Initial Course from Monday, December 3rd to Wednesday, December 5th at our corporate headquarters located at 200 Route 130 North, Cinnaminson, New Jersey 08077. The course will begin at 8:00 AM, but sign in begins at 7:45 AM. The cost of the workshop is $425 per person. EMSL Analytical, Inc. has recently been accredited by ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • The EI Group Introduces Mold Remediation Training Courses in Virginia

    Effective July 1, 2011, the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) now requires any contractor performing mold remediation on a project with more than 10 square feet of mold contamination to be licensed appropriately. The EI Group, Inc. (EI) offers mold remediation courses licensed by the DPOR for both Supervisor and Worker levels. EI's Mold Remediation course ...


    By The EI Group, Inc.

  • Former EPA fugitive sentenced to more than seven years in prison for asbestos training scam

    The former owner of the country’s largest asbestos abatement training school was sentenced to prison today, after having fled the United States after her trial in November 2008. U.S. District Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton sentenced Albania Deleon, 41, formerly of Andover, Mass., to 87 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release. She was also ordered to pay more than ...

  • Toronto Mold and Asbestos Testing Lab Provides Free AIHce 2011 Expo Passes

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a worldwide leader in laboratory testing services and sampling products and equipment, announced today that their Toronto testing laboratory is providing free expo passes for the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition in Portland, Oregon May 16th – 18th, 2011. The American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce) is highly recommended for ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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