Tips When You’re Overseeing a Healthcare Construction Site
Overseeing a healthcare construction site is an important job. You’re not just responsible for the workers on the site, but future patients who will be visiting the completed structure as well. When you’re wondering what can help you make the healthcare construction site safer and bet
Top 5 Reasons You Might Need Moisture and Mold Testing
If you detect any of these issues at your home or workplace, you may require a professional mold and moisture investigation, as well as mold testing. 1. You see mold developing within your home or structure. Mold may be found everywhere in our surroundings, but it should not be growin
What Makes For A Successful Hospital Construction Project?
Many factors contribute to the success of a hospital construction project. From hiring the right team and choosing the perfect site to take all the necessary safety measures such as infection control for healthcare construction, every decision can affect the final cost and completion
The Building Envelope & Funky Smells
Funky building smells and “off” feelings inside a building can often be traced back to moisture and its effect on IAQ. But even if your building hasn’t had a “water event”, moisture can still eat away at your building. How? It goes back to the building envelope and the surrounding cli
Is mold making me sick? (Or is it something else?)
Understanding the root causes of a sickness has never been more important to our society, particularly amidst flu season, Coronavirus and various molds. Sickness from a mold can often be overlooked because it probably isn’t top of mind. Let’s explore the different types of mold,
What do you need to know about USP 797 & USP 800?
Safety first! The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) is constantly looking for ways to increase the safety of personnel who handle hazardous and nonhazardous drugs. Over the past few years, USP has introduced USP 800 and adjusted USP 797 to ensure the highest level of safety is being ta
What’s that smell?
You may have run this internal monologue through your head recently: What’s that smell? It smells like something’s burning. No, that’s not it…Am I breathing poisonous gas? Fortunately, we’re here to tell you that the answer is (most likely) no. This time
Upping IAQ without an HVAC overhaul
Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has highlighted the need for us to be flexible as we tackle new challenges. And while the virus may be “novel” (how many times have we heard that word?), most of us are just trying to make it work with what we have. For building owners and managers
Why Measure Manganese?
The silent component in welding fumes is manganese. Most material safety data sheets (MSDS) won’t list it as a component of welding filler wire or rod because the amount is typically less than one percent. Since it’s not listed, this metal often gets overlooked during th