Archives for: October 2016

Washington Company Falsely Certifies Asbestos Abatement Firms

Posted on October 25, 2016 by

Asbestos cleanup projects require workers who are certified to handle and dispose of the toxic mineral. The companies with employees who are properly trained help protect the health and safety of not only the workers, but also the general public…. Keep Reading

SC Town Faces Asbestos Cleanup After Construction

Posted on October 18, 2016 by

A South Carolina town is faced with an unexpected expense and potential health issues after asbestos-containing materials were found buried on the site of a former elementary school. Officials say construction debris was found buried behind the old Kellett Elementary… Keep Reading

New York VA Center Renovations Halted After Asbestos Exposure

Posted on October 11, 2016 by

A Veteran’s Administration Crisis Line center in Canandaigua, NY was undergoing renovations earlier this year when the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) pulled the plug on the project after asbestos was discovered. According to an Oct. 3 report… Keep Reading

EPA Steps in to Stop the Spread of Asbestos at New York Site

Posted on October 4, 2016 by

The mission of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is, in part, to protect human health and the environment so that all Americans are protected from significant risks to human health and the environment where they live, learn and work. To… Keep Reading