Yearly Archives: 2013


Asbestos is a group of naturally occurring minerals. These are mined from the earth and have been widely used in the building construction industry.

Asbestos Regulations

Exposure to these airborne fibers has been shown to have unique health effects on people. As a result, asbestos containing materials are regulated by the Texas Department of...
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The Texas Department of State Health Services regulated mold contamination in their Texas Mold Assessment and Remediation Rules in January of 2005. These regulations apply to all apartment complexes with more than 4 units, all commercial and industrial buildings, and schools. The Texas Rules specifically exclude single family residential structures; however, many...

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Thermal Imaging Diagnostics Tool

Our unique patented thermal imaging system is a powerful diagnostic tool when nondestructive approaches are critical. The Thermal Imaging Diagnostics Tool helps when causations are unknown or the extent of water impact needs to be determined. The thermal imaging capability can cover large areas efficiently. It limits investigational disturbance while increasing the effectiveness of...
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Remove and Replace: The Case of Lead-Based Paint

A quick look search for "lead-based paint" on Google News illustrates how big of subject it is. For example, the recognizable Mackinac Bridge in Michigan will be getting a facelift for the next two years (2017-2019) to replace it's decades-old layers of lead-based paint. Though the project of removing the previous paint began in 1999, all of...
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Industrial Hygiene is a foundational focus for your business.

The industrial and manufacturing industries rightfully have numerous safety regulations and programs, and hygiene must continue to be in those programs.  


The American Board of Industrial Hygiene reported that only 46.2% of the hygiene certification exams taken in 2016 resulted in passing scores. Substances such as asbestos can be fatally harmful to building inhabitants, making industrial hygiene...
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