The EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) says one thing—OSHA (Occupational Health and Safety Administration) says another. Sampling variance can certainly trip you up when it comes to compliance. So what exactly do you have to consider when it comes time to sample for asbestos?
Asbestos has been used in the manufacture of building materials and other products for centuries because of its resistance to heat and corrosion. It has especially been favored in construction for fireproofing and insulation. However, in recent years asbestos has mostly become known f
Many building owners have turned to renovation as a budget-friendly alternative to new construction. Starting renovations on an existing structure, however, means that asbestos regulations need to be taken into special consideration. One of the most common misconceptions building owne
The EPA sent out a statement outlining steps and precautions that building owners and school administrators should take to reduce occupant exposures to PCBs that might be found in caulking. The EPA considers this a serious issue, especially when it involves school age children