Environmental Insight Bulletins

OSHA Turns up the Heat on Retailers
Vol. 107 | 13 January 2017

OSHA Turns up the Heat on Retailers

While retailers have generally experienced a very low rate of employee injuries, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has stepped up inspections and enforcement against retailers in recent years for safety violations, and has issued six-plus figure fines to many retailers this year. More…

Concerns over lead-contaminated water highlights the importance of proactive testing
Vol. 105 | 02 December 2016

Concerns over lead-contaminated water highlights the importance of proactive testing

The recent issues in Flint, Mich. regarding lead and other contaminants in the public water supply, have rekindled an interest throughout the country to verify if their drinking water is safe. Lead is harmful to humans, and drinking water can be a significant source of exposure. More…

The Effect of Unintended Moisture Intrusion
Vol. 102 | 10 October 2016

The Effect of Unintended Moisture Intrusion

Moisture is not often thought of in terms of occupant health and safety. Yet the majority of indoor air quality professionals consider moisture the primary agent or pollutant that can have a significant impact on the occupants’ health. More…