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  • ATi UK is Certified by the National Water Hygiene Scheme

    Analytical Technology UK (ATi) announces certification of its staff under the National Water Hygiene Scheme (NWHS). The National Water Hygiene Scheme (NWHS) was created in January 2006 and all ATi’s UK staff has received training and certification under the scheme. The NHWS was devised by Water UK and EU Skills ((Energy & Utility Skills) in partnership. EU Skills, the Sector Skills Council ...


  • Industrial Hygiene Publication Highlights Mycometer’s Surface and Air Sampling Technologies

    In the May issue of The Synergist an article entitled, “Beyond LEED – Pre- and Post-Occupancy Evaluations for Buildings”, discusses how a major government defense agency has built hundreds of thousands of feet of space utilizing LEED principles.  The article spotlights the agency’s approach to evaluating a new indoor environment before occupancy and six to twelve ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • USAID Awards Tetra Tech $29 Million Contract for Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene Partnerships

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded the Company a $29 million, single-award ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • Orlando Water 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 Orlando, FL 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.

  • Rio 2016: No viral testing of sewage-filled Olympic waters

    Rio de Janeiro's Olympic organizing committee ruled out conducting viral tests of the human sewage-laden waterways where the 2016 Games' aquatic events will be held, following recommendations from the World Health Organization, a Rio 2016 spokesman said Friday. Speaking at a news conference, Mario Andrada said he considered the WHO's recommendation to be the "final instructions for Rio 2016" - ...


    By Associated Press

  • World Bank Event on Water Quality Testing to Review Everything You Wanted to Know About Managing Water Safety

    The World Bank has organized an informative event, “Water Quality Testing: Everything You Always Wanted to Know for Managing Water Safety.” Dr. Mark Sobsey, an internationally renowned expert on water quality, is the speaker. The event is on October 5, 2016 from 1:00-2:30 pm Eastern Standard Time. All individuals interested in water, sanitation and hygiene are ...


    By Aquagenx, LLC

  • California Lead Testing Laboratory Receives A2LA Accreditation

    EMSL Analytical, a leading provider of advanced environmental laboratory services, announced today that their San Leandro, California laboratory has been accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for lead testing.  The news has already spread quickly with indoor air quality and environmental professionals who previously had limited choices for accredited ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Radiation Food Testing at EMSL Analytical, Inc.

    Several months ago, it was reported that food products including beef, spinach, mushrooms, bamboo shoots, tea, milk, plums and fish were found to be contaminated with cesium and iodine as far as 360 kilometers from Dai-Ichi.  Recently, it was also reported that about 963 pounds (437 kilograms) of beef from a farm in Minami-Soma city, 30 miles from the stricken Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL Toronto Testing Laboratory Receives A2LA Accreditation

    EMSL Analytical, a leading provider of advanced environmental laboratory services, announced today that their Toronto, Ontario laboratory has been accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for mold and lead testing.  The news has already spread quickly with indoor air quality and environmental professionals who previously had limited choices for accredited ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL’s Ohio Microbiology and Asbestos Testing Laboratory Receives AIHA Accreditations

    EMSL Analytical is proud to announce that our Cincinnati laboratory has been awarded accreditations through the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA). The Cincinnati, Ohio laboratory is now AIHA EMLAP and AIHA IHLAP accredited in addition to being NVLAP accredited for asbestos PLM analysis. Through the Industrial Hygiene Laboratory Accreditation Program (IHLAP), EMSL Analytical is now ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 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 ...


  • Louisiana Mold and Lead Testing Laboratory Receives A2LA Accreditation

    EMSL Analytical, a leading provider of advanced environmental laboratory services, has recently announced that their Baton Rouge laboratory has been accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for mold and lead testing.  The news has already spread quickly with indoor air quality and environmental professionals who previously had limited choices for their ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL Analytical Introduces New Easy To Use Bed Bug Test Kit

    EMSL Analytical has created a bed bug testing kit to simplify the process of bed bug identification for pest control professionals. Our new testing kit includes easy-to-follow instructions for taking samples of the suspected pests, making it easy to detect and identify bed bugs. Bed bugs feed exclusively on warm-blooded animals, including human, typically when they sleep. They have been ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL Toronto is Now CDC ELITE Proficient for Legionella Testing

    EMSL Toronto Lab is now Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ELITE Program Proficient. The ELITE Program was created as a way for laboratories to test their Legionella isolation techniques against standardized samples. Proficiency status indicates that the lab meets or exceeds typical industry standards for recovery of Legionella. ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Cholera outbreaks blamed on contaminated water

    Recurrent outbreaks of cholera in the western province of Nyanza are caused by widespread water contamination, including seepage from latrines, health officials said. 'The major contributor to the recent outbreaks in the area was unsafe water,' Shahnaaz Sharif, the senior deputy director of medical services in Kenya's health ministry, said. 'In Kisumu, many wells are built near the latrine; ...


    By IRIN

  • EMSL Becomes the Only AIHA EMLAP Accredited Indoor Air Quality Testing Laboratory in Massachusetts

    EMSL Analytical, Inc. is the only AIHA EMLAP Accredited indoor air quality testing laboratory providing microbiological analyses in Massachusetts. In addition, EMSL’s Wallingford, CT laboratory is also AIHA EMLAP Accredited. The Accreditation of this facility marks EMSL as the exclusive laboratory in the nation to currently operate twenty one AIHA EMLAP Accredited laboratories. EMSL's ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Arsenic Leaches into Iowa Water Supply

    Arsenic has numerous forms, one of which is arsenite. When arsenic is described as harmful, the specific type of arsenic being referred to is arsenite. It is the most common form of arsenic found in drinking water.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ingesting small amounts of arsenite can cause nausea, vomiting, decreased production of red and white blood ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Xylem commemorates World Water Day through global water cooperation

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, is commemorating World Water Day and the United Nations’ International Year of Water Cooperation by enhancing global partnerships to provide and protect safe water resources in communities around the world. According to the World Health Organization, more than 3.4 ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Boston Mold Testing Laboratory Warns Residents About Potential Mold Growth from Recent Flooding Events

    This weekends Nor'easter flooded streets and basements and also left many drivers stranded in their vehicles in Waltham, MA. Residents from Linden Street were evacuated and taken to a high school shelter the day after heavy rains flooded the area. Although damage from water alone can be costly, once mold begins to grow in a property the costs and repercussions can quickly escalate. In most indoor ...


  • Water Heaters, Water Damage & Mold Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses water heaters, property damage and mold growth.    “For many of people, as long as there is hot water at the tap, they don’t think much about water heater maintenance, ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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