A Lasting Legacy in Occupational Health: Garrett Morgan and the Smoke Hood

Category: News,News and Updates • February 7, 2023

When most people think of Garrett Morgan, they think of the traffic light. However, Morgan’s inventions went far beyond that. In fact, his smoke hood (predecessor to the gas mask) helped save eight individuals following a tunnel explosion in Cleveland, Ohio. This invention is just one example of how occupational health and safety has benefited from Morgan’s creativity. Today, occupational...


Don't Fall Prey to Scare Tactics: Finding a Mold Company You Can Trust

Category: News,News and Updates • February 1, 2023

According to a study conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), indoor air can be up to five times more polluted than outdoor air. This is especially true in homes that have poor ventilation or a lot of moisture, which can lead to the growth of mold and other bacteria. Many companies offering mold inspection services will pressure customers into...


Is Your Construction Project Safe?: Why You Need an Asbestos Survey

Category: News,News and Updates • January 26, 2023

We won’t beat around the bush: Asbestos is a hazardous material that can cause serious health issues. In fact, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), “there is no ‘safe’ level of asbestos exposure for any type of asbestos fiber.” Thus, it’s important to know if an asbestos-containing material (ACM) is present before starting any type of renovation...


How to Identify and Avoid Indoor Mold Growth this Spring

Category: News,News and Updates • January 8, 2023

Spring is the perfect time to look out for indoor mold growth. With the warmer weather, moisture and humidity levels can increase in your home, leading to dampness and potential mold growth. This article will discuss common signs of indoor mold, where mold is likely to grow, and what you can do to prevent it from growing in your home...


Back to Basics: What is Asbestos?

Category: News,News and Updates • December 22, 2022

Perhaps you need a little refresher on the dangers of asbestos, or perhaps you’re a new homeowner looking for an easy introduction to the matter. In either case, we want to ensure you’re properly empowered with accurate information — and that’s why we’re here today to break down the basics of asbestos and asbestos-containing materials. To find out more about...