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  • Daimer Releases Steam Cleaner For Cleaning Professionals

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, a highly respected supplier and brand of technologically advanced steam cleaner and carpet steam cleaner machines with hundreds of models shipped globally, presents the KleenJet® Mega 1000CVP. The United States EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) compliant vapor steam cleaner with Daimer®'s patent-pending Advanced ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Industrial Combustible Dust Tragedies can be Prevented

    One year ago, a combustible dust explosion killed a worker at the Hoeganaes facility in Gallatin, Tennessee.  During the same year there were additional two accidents at the plant that have been linked to combustible dust resulting in several additional deaths and injuries. The investigation found that significant amounts of fine iron powder had accumulated over time at the facility and the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Casella gives improved insight into dust and fume risks

    The latest upgrade of Casella CEL’s insight occupational exposure data management software means that it can now be used in conjunction with the company’s popular Microdust Pro real-time monitor to automatically download, manage and report data, so providing exceptionally reliable results when conducting workplace inhalation risk assessments. Extremely straightforward to use, the ...


    By Casella

  • Casella gives improved insight into dust and fume risks

    The latest upgrade of Casella CEL's insight occupational exposure data management software means that it can now be used in conjunction with the company's popular Microdust Pro real-time monitor to automatically download, manage and report data, so providing exceptionally reliable results when conducting workplace inhalation risk assessments. Extremely straightforward to use, the improved insight ...


    By Casella

  • Phoenix Industrial Dust Explosion Sends Workers to the Hospital

    Last month, two workers were rushed to a Phoenix hospital after suffering second and third degree burns following a combustible dust fire at their place of employment.  The explosion occurred while the employees were cleaning a loft area of the business that had accumulated significant wood dust.   Combustible dust explosions happen all too often in the work environment and they can ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • New Periodical Covers Issues Critical to Life Sciences Professionals

     Camfil Farr, a world leader in the development and production of air filters and clean air solutions, has published a definitive collection of articles from some of the most recognizable names in the worldwide filtration industry.  Life Sciences Industry Insights features an article by Gordon ...


  • New Brochure Provides Method For Saving On Dust Collector Filters

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) has published a new brochure that describes how to calculate "Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)" for cartridge dust collector filters. Manufacturing professionals can use the methodology in the brochure to select filters that will save money while improving performance. TCO identifies and calculates the main components of true filter cost: energy, consumables, and ...

  • Lowering Exposure to Respirable Coal Dust in MSHA Final Rule

    Last month, the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced the release of a final rule to lower miners' exposure to respirable coal mine dust.  The final rule applies to all underground and surface coal mines and continues the agency’s End Black Lung – Act Now! initiative. According to a MSHA news release, this final rule: ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Dust Explosion Leaves Two Workers Severely Injured in Phoenix

    Last week, two workers from a Phoenix design business were severely injured when a dust explosion occurred while they were cleaning wood dust from the loft area of the business. The injured workers were taken to a local hospital suffering from 2nd and 3rd degree burns. Wood dust is a common cause of combustible dust explosions in the work environment. They occur when wood dust, which ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL lowers ERMI mold testing price to $150

    Due to increased operating efficiencies we are now offering the ERMI mold test for $150 for a 5 day TAT. If you are not familiar with the test it was developed by EPA as a screening test to predict which homes have a potential mold burden.The test is conducted by collecting a composite dust sample in the living room and bedroom using a vacuum dust collection device. The dust is then analyzed by ...


  • Was Carbon Black a Factor in New Jersey Ink Plant Explosion?

    Last month, an explosion and fire at a manufacturing facility injured seven workers.  The event took place in East Rutherford, New Jersey, at plant that produces black newspaper ink. The workers were injured when a carbon compound used at the plant ignited.  Following the explosion, investigators from the Chemical Safety Board and Occupational Safety and Health Administration ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Can Allergies to Mold Spores Cause Hearing Loss?

    LA Testing offers mold, allergen and other indoor air quality (IAQ) testing services for people who suffer from allergies. Los Angeles’ ABC Channel 7 reported earlier this month on the damage that allergies can cause to some people’s ears.   The story highlighted the work being done at L.A.’s House Ear Institute for people impacted by allergies with hearing problems ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Free Webinar to Explain EPA NESHAP Rule 6X

      JONESBORO, Ark., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading worldwide producer of industrial dust and fume collectors, will host a free educational webinar titled: "The New EPA National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP), Rule 6X: Are You Compliant?" The webinar will take place ...

  • New website provides important Health & Safety information about PCBs in caulk

    Caulk can be found in virtually every home and building. The flexible material is used to seal gaps and joints in buildings to make them watertight or airtight. Unfortunately, PCBs were used as an additive in some caulks in the past due to their water and chemical resistance, durability and elasticity. PCB containing caulk was used in some buildings, including schools, primarily ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • ERMI Test Can Provide Answers for California Residents with Mold Concerns in their Home

    Most people across California recognize that high levels of indoor mold can cause a variety health issues. Exposure to mold can trigger asthma, cause allergies and other respiratory conditions, and even result in infections in some people. When people suspect they may have a mold problem and decide to have a home tested, there are a number of different types of tests and sampling ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • United Air Care of Southern California Offers Premium Air Duct Cleaning Services to Remove Harmful Airborne Particles

    Home and business owners who get their air ducts cleaned through United Air Care experience a marked positive difference in the cleanliness of the air they breathe. LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles has been labeled as the most polluted city in America for years now, a statistic that can be largely attributed to the city's ever increasing number of ...


  • LTR Products, Liberty Tire Recycling Demonstrate Eco-Friendly Benefits of Mulch Made From Recycled Rubber during Greenbuild 2010

    Pinnacle Rubber Mulch Offers Building Professionals a Sustainable Alternative to Wood Mulch PITTSBURGH - LTR Products, a subsidiary of Liberty Tire Recycling, will demonstrate the eco-friendly benefits of its Pinnacle Rubber Mulch to thousands of building professionals during the Greenbuild® International Conference and Expo (November 17-19, ...


    By Liberty Tire Recycling

  • EIT Supply, Environmental Supply Company, Announces its New Line of Certified Environmental Test Kits

    Today, EIT Supply announced immediate availability of its New Line of Certified In-Home Test Kits, enabling Parents, Contractors, Home Inspectors, Realtors, Teachers, Homeowners, Tenants, Landlords, Lawyers, Advocates, Insurance Agents, Property Managers, Farmers and anyone else concerned about environmental hazards to test for a variety of toxins and chemical. These include Lead in water, ...


    By PRWeb

  • 61 International Studies Link Moldy Homes to Asthma & Allergies

    Last week, Reuters Health reported on the link between homes with visible mold and children’s asthma and allergies.  The article, “Moldy home tied to kids’ asthma, allergies” reported that “Researchers found that across 61 international studies since the 1990s, children living in water-damaged, moldy homes were more likely to have asthma, wheezing problems or ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Tips for preventing mold allergies

    Allergies affect millions of Americans across the country. Many of these allergy sufferers are allergic to mold, both from indoor and outdoor environments. Mold allergies can cause a host of symptoms for those with allergic reactions, not to mention it can also be a trigger for those suffering from asthma. These symptoms can include watery eyes, congestion, itchy nose, sneezing, coughing and even ...


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