PITTSBURGH — The presence of asbestos concerns some students, but Carnegie Mellon University Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) has reassured everyone that barriers are in place to contain any and all asbestos fibers to the immediate work area and filtered vacuums are being used as an added precaution.
HARTFORD, CT — The Department of Labor''s (DOL) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating reports of the improper handling of materials with asbestos during a renovation at the University of Connecticut.
ST. PAUL, MN — The North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District was fined $20,000 after a janitor reported he was ordered to perform electrical and plumbing work he was not trained or licensed to perform.
MIDDLETOWN, DE — A Middletown High School chemistry class has implemented "A Natural Approach to Chemistry," providing a safer environment for students and saving the district $25,000 in hazardous waste hauling fees.
COLUMBIA, MD – The Restoration Industry Association (RIA) and the Indoor Environmental Standards Organization (IESO) have announced the completion of the industry''s first standard for the identification of soot and char in HVAC systems to determine impact from fire-related particulate.