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  • ESG offers enhanced asbestos services

    Environmental Scientifics Group (ESG), the UK’s leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services is pleased to announce that it has extended its range of UKAS accredited services for analysing asbestos in soils, to include aggregates. ESG now offers a comprehensive three-stage quantification service, using UKAS accredited methods developed in-house, which covers: 1. Screening ...

  • Hygieneering, Inc. Awarded Asbestos Abatement Project Management Services

    Hygieneering, Inc.’s asbestos group has been awarded a project management contract from large commercial office building in downtown Chicago.  The project will involve the design and management of asbestos containing fireproofing in support of the building 2012 renovations. Hygieneering provides safety consulting, environmental consulting, testing and training, asbestos project ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • Leading Asbestos Laboratory Helps Building Owners & Tenants Battle Asbestos Dangers

    EMSL Analytical offers asbestos testing solutions to environmental professionals, the general public and property owners and managers to protect against airborne asbestos fibers. Cinnaminson, NJ, October 7th, 2010 It has been proven from countless scientific studies that breathing asbestos fibers can lead to an increased risk of lung cancer, mesothelioma and respiratory ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Arizona Charter Schools Fined for Asbestos Violations

    LA Testing provides asbestos testing solutions to protect students, faculty and school administrators from the dangers associated with asbestos exposure. Los Alamitos, CA, June 7th, 2010 This spring the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fined three charter school operators in Arizona.  The schools were in the greater Phoenix and Tucson areas.  ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • California Man Sentenced to Jail for Asbestos Violations

    Earlier this year, it was reported that several men had pleaded guilty to charges of violating the federal Clean Air Act.  The pleas resulted after developments at a 204 unit apartment complex in Winnetka, California.  According to reports, the men knew that the building’s ceiling tiles contained asbestos.  Despite this fact, they neglected to inform the renovation workers ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Companies fined after workers exposed to asbestos

    Two businesses and a company director have been fined after workers in Manchester were exposed to potentially deadly asbestos fibres. The prosecution by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) comes just days before the launch of a national £1.2 million campaign to increase awareness about asbestos among tradespeople. Recon Packaging Ltd, of Stamford Square, Ashton-under-Lyne, pleaded guilty to ...

  • Protecting Workers’ Families from Secondhand Asbestos Exposure

    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 125 million people are exposed to asbestos in the workplace. WHO estimates that 107,000 die each year from asbestos-related lung cancer, mesothelioma and asbestosis resulting from occupational exposures and that one in three deaths from occupational cancer is caused by asbestos.   Workers are not ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Council fined after school caretaker exposed to asbestos

    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is warning employers they must ensure all relevant employees are aware of the location of asbestos in the workplace after a school caretaker was exposed to hazardous dust. North Tyneside Council today pleaded guilty to five breaches of the Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2002. It was fined £17,005 and ordered to pay £3,911 costs at North Tyneside ...

  • Asbestos Investigation at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

    According to NBC New York, state and federal inspectors have begun an asbestos investigation at Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, New York, home to the NHL’s New York Islanders. The inspection began after nearly 140 workers at the venue filed claims reporting that coliseum managers failed to protect workers from long term asbestos exposure. The claims combined will ask ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • San Diego Gas and Electric Convicted of Asbestos Violations

    SAN DIEGO, California, July 25, 2007 (ENS) - A federal jury in San Diego has found San Diego Gas and Electric Company guilty on three counts of violating asbestos work practice standards and one count of making false statements. The charges relate to the company's removal of asbestos from 9.23 miles of underground piping at the former Encanto Gas Holder facility in Lemon Grove, California, in ...

  • Asbestos Find Halts Demolition Project in California Town

    Last month, an article in the Oakdale Leader discussed how demolition activities at an old city water tank had to be halted and eventually changed due to the discovery of asbestos on the inside of the tank. According to the article, the water tank was built in 1912 and initial tests on the outside of the tank did not indicate the presence of asbestos. Once demolition began, workers found a ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Asbestos in Soil - new ASTM International standard

    A new ASTM International standard is focused exclusively on testing soil for asbestos. D7521, Test Method for Determination of Asbestos in Soil was developed by Subcommittee D22.07 on Sampling and Analysis of Asbestos, part of ASTM International Committee D22 on Air Quality. According to Alan Segrave, ...


    By ASTM International

  • EPA Finalizes Libby Amphibole Asbestos Health Assessment

    The U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the release of its final Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) health assessment today for Libby Amphibole Asbestos (LAA). This assessment analyzes the potential cancer and non-cancer human health effects from inhalation exposure to LAA, and includes the final Toxicological Review of LAA. In addition, using the toxicity values as well as ...

  • EMLab P&K Opens Atlanta Asbestos Lab With NVLAP Accreditation for Asbestos Analysis

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces the opening of its asbestos lab in Atlanta, Georgia and accreditation by the National Volunteer Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for PLM bulk asbestos analysis (NVLAP Lab Code 201060-0). EMLab P&K now has eleven (11) NVLAP-accredited laboratories for ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • 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.

  • EMLab P&K`s San Diego Asbestos Laboratory Receives NVLAP Accreditation for Asbestos Analysis

    EMLab P&K is pleased to announce the accreditation of its asbestos lab in San Diego, California by the National Volunteer Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for PLM bulk asbestos analysis (NVLAP Lab Code 500034-0). 'With our San Diego laboratory receiving NVLAP accreditation, EMLab P&K continues to demonstrate it is among the very best asbestos laboratories in the nation. The ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • EMLab P&K`s Asbestos Laboratory in Phoenix, AZ Receives NVLAP Accreditation for Asbestos Analysis

    EMLab P&K is pleased to announce the accreditation of its asbestos lab in Phoenix, Arizona by the National Volunteer Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for PLM bulk asbestos analysis (NVLAP Lab Code 500031-0). 'With our Phoenix laboratory receiving NVLAP accreditation, EMLab P&K continues to demonstrate it is among the very best asbestos laboratories in the nation. The recognition ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • EMLab P&K’s Naperville Asbestos Lab Receives NVLAP Accreditation for Asbestos Analysis

    EMLab P&K announces the accreditation of its asbestos lab in Naperville, Illinois by the National Volunteer Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for PLM bulk asbestos analysis (NVLAP Lab Code 500061-0). EMLab P&K now has eleven (11) NVLAP-accredited laboratories for asbestos analysis.   EMLab P&K’s Naperville lab is located at: 1979 N. Mill Street, Suite 102, ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • EMLab P&K Opens Asbestos Lab in Las Vegas and Receives NVLAP Accreditation for Asbestos Analysis

    EMLab P&K is pleased to announce the opening of its Las Vegas asbestos laboratory. EMLab P&K’s asbestos lab in Las Vegas, Nevada is accredited by National Volunteer Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for PLM bulk asbestos analysis (NVLAP Lab Code 500056-0). The Las Vegas lab is located in TestAmerica's Service Center at: 6000 S. Eastern Avenue, Suite 5E, Las Vegas, NV ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • EMLab P&K's Denver Asbestos Lab Receives NVLAP Accreditation for Asbestos Analysis

    EMLab P&K announces the accreditation of its asbestos lab in Denver, Colorado by the National Volunteer Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for PLM bulk asbestos analysis (NVLAP Lab Code 500053-0). EMLab P&K now has ten (10) NVLAP-accredited laboratories for asbestos analysis. The Denver lab is also registered with the state of Colorado as an asbestos laboratory through ...


    By EMLab P&K

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