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  • Rapid Detection of Pathogens and Mold in

    Society has become acutely aware that infection-causing pathogens can be found in food, drinking water and the surrounding environment. Properly testing for pathogens is a very effective approach for preventing these infections. In spring and summer, E.coli O157:H7, Salmonella, Clostridium botulinum and Shigella are the common food borne bacterial pathogens. Helicobacter pylori and Enterovirus ...


  • Expect Mold Problems Throughout Flooded Northeast Properties

      EMSL Testing Lab Offers Solutions for Testing Mold, Bacteria, Asbestos, Sewage Contamination, Chemicals and Contaminated Drinking Water. Over the past few days, the Northeast part of the United States has been facing flooding issues caused by hurricane Irene.  The Northeast already had flash flooding a little over a week ago that brought rising water tables to many areas.  The ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Mold Concerns Force Closure of Hospital Ward in the Bahamas

    Earlier this month, The Tribune published a report that a mold problem at the Princess Margaret Hospital’s delivery ward has resulted in its closure after healthcare workers complained of respiratory problems.  According to the article, the facility had been suffering from a leaky ceiling.   Moisture from a leak can quickly turn into a mold ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Mold problems expected for many across Northeast US

    Record warm temperatures are blaketing the northeast this week replacing historical flooding from the past of storm of this past weekend. Many towns in the northeastern United States have gotten as much rain in the past month as they normally do during six months. This historical type flooding will lead to a variety of potential environmental contaminations including drinking water ...


  • Maryland Mold Testing Laboratory Warns of Mold Growth from Melting Snow and Recent Rain Flooding

    The Baltimore County Fire Department was busy going from home to home filled with several inches of water in basements as three inches of rain filled the streets in Baltimore this past storm. This past weekends rain and melting snow has flooded basements in several maryland communities accross the state.During a flood cleanup, the indoor air quality in your home or office may appear to be the ...


  • Chicago Mold Testing Lab Gives Midwest Residents Tips on Preventing Mold Growth from Floods

    EMSL Analytical offers preventive tips and testing solutions for residential and commercial properties threatened by devastating floods and water damage. Chicago, IL - March 14, 2011 Powerful storms recently slammed several Midwestern States including Indiana and Ohio causing severe flooding.  All of this severe weather is certainly enough to make any property owner concerned about ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Flood Victims In New York and New Jersey Should Expect Mold Problems

    Recent flooding in New York and New Jersey has caused power outages, disrupted train services and flooded homes. Many of these flood damages properties will be prone to a host of environmental nightmares. As the floodwaters begin to recede, many New York and New Jersey residents of flood damaged properties will come to the realization that a variety of environmental contamination issues including ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Military Families Struggle with Mold and Related Health Problems in Military Housing

    Families living in off-base military housing in Norfolk, VA are suffering with health problems due to mold exposure in their homes, reports WTKR news network.   Two mothers explained to the news channel that they and their children experienced symptoms that only began after moving into their homes. One woman remarked that what had appeared to be a cold became painful sinus, ear, and upper ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Dormitory’s Mold Compels College Students to Live on Cruise Ship

    St. Mary’s College in Maryland has found a creative solution to the problem of re-locating 250 students from a moldy dormitory currently undergoing remediation. School officials are taking advantage of the campus’ waterfront setting and housing those displaced students in a cruise ship.   The Sea Voyager was finally cleared by the Coast Guard, and its new passengers will be ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Hidden Mold & Health Concerns in Residential and Commercial Buildings in Puerto Rico

    If a person walks into a home or building and notices a strong musty odor, this telltale clue often indicates that microbial growth is occurring somewhere in the structure.  In some circumstances the building may have visible mold growth, but many times it may be growing completely out of sight.  In other cases, there may be little to no odor, but people are complaining of respiratory ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Connecticut Mold Testing Laboratory Warns of Contaminations From Recent Flooding

    The heavy rains forced Meriden nursing home to evacuate early Sunday morning after water leaked onto an electrical panel as this latest N'easter ripped through the state of Connecticut causing flooding, downed trees and power outages. Gov. Jodi Rell has declared a state of emergency after touring damage caused by this weekends powerful storm.Flooding can cause the contamination of water with ...


  • Chicago Mold 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 Chicago, IL 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 ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Colorado Mold 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 Denver, Colorado 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 ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Hidden Mold Impacts the Indoor Environmental Quality of New York Homes and Businesses

    People may suspect there is hidden mold in a home or building if it smells moldy indoors or after there has been water damage. Another telltale sign is if building occupants report allergies and other respiratory problems that appear to go away after they have left the building. Mold will grow quickly in areas that are not readily observable with the introduction of water or elevated ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • Humidity and Condensation in Puerto Rican Properties can Create Mold & Dust Mite Problems

    Although the weather can vary greatly in different parts of the islands of Puerto Rico, many regions experience high relative humidity levels on a regular basis.  According to WeatherSpark, the relative humidity levels recorded at the international airport in San Juan typically range between 57% and 92%.   High humidity levels mean there is significant ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Connecticut Asbestos and Mold 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 Wallingford, CT 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 ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Eaton’s New 310+ Molded Case Circuit Breaker Helps Enhance Safety and Protect Equipment in Mining Applications

    Power management company Eaton today announced the new 310+ Mining Molded Case Circuit Breaker (MCCB) series, designed to maximize equipment reliability, enhance personnel safety and improve uptime in mining applications. The breakers are engineered for maintenance safety, featuring integrated arc flash protection and Eaton Electronic 310+ trip units, which is designed to clear faults faster than ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • New Eaton Molded Case Circuit Breakers and Switches Provide Compact, Cost-Effective Circuit Protection for Solar Power Systems

    Power management company Eaton is expanding its line of PVGard™ circuit protection solutions to help customers reduce space and costs while enhancing the safety and reliability of solar photovoltaic systems. The new PVGard molded case ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • DIY Mold Test Kits and the Limitations of Settling Plates 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 things people should know if they are considering using a DIY mold test kit that utilizes settling plates to test their home.   Settling plates are petri dishes set out over a period of time to help ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 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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