Whether it’s at home or at work, we spend most of our time indoors. However, our indoor environments can be filled with pollutants. Mold, smoke, paint fumes, and pet dander are just some of the many indoor air pollutants we face on a daily basis. Overexposure to these pollutants can harm our health, especially for… Read more »
When you’re buying a property, no stone should be left unturned. You need to know its history, as well as any environmental factors that may impact liability. This is especially important if you’re investing in commercial properties. Thankfully, by practicing environmental due diligence, you can ensure that your property is shielded from environmental liability. Learn… Read more »
Lead poisoning is a serious affliction for anyone, but especially so for children. Children are particularly susceptible to the effects of lead poisoning. As such, understanding the causes and keeping an eye out for symptoms and signs of lead paint can help you prevent the worst effects of lead poisoning. What causes lead poisoning in… Read more »
No matter your industry, there is always the risk of workplace injury or illness. From heavy metals to excessive noise, there are a wide variety of environmental conditions that could harm your employees. Industrial hygiene is meant to find, resolve, and prevent these kinds of dangerous conditions. Read on to learn more: What is industrial… Read more »
Mold can become a serious problem in your building. Not only can it harm your building’s structural integrity, but it can also harm your health. However, by spotting the warning signs of mold early, you can limit how much damage occurs in the future. Here are a few ways how: Watch out for allergies Are… Read more »
Soft, malleable, and toxic to humans, lead is a material that should not be taken lightly. Unfortunately, many homes and buildings throughout the U.S. and here in Kansas City contain lead. How? Through lead paint. Widely used for over a century, lead paint was only banned in 1978. This means that a home or office… Read more »
For a long time, asbestos was a common construction material. It’s why many houses and buildings built before the 1980s contain asbestos. Yet, over time, we began to understand the dangers that this mineral poses to our health. Even so, just because you have asbestos in your home doesn’t always mean you have to get… Read more »
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