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Importance of OSHA 10 Hour and 30 Hour Training

Importance of OSHA 10 Hour and 30 Hour Training

By on Aug 16, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) has been working to reduce workplace injuries and fatalities since the 1970s through training and safety standards. OSHA has a summary of the training requirements, and through the OSHA 10-Hour and 30-Hour Training classes, you or your team members can complete the training.   So, who has to take OSHA Training?...

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Preventing Mold During the Summer Months

By on Jul 13, 2018 in Blog |

There are several factors that come into mold starting to form, one of those being warm temperatures. This is why it is important to keep an eye out for mold during the summer months, and even more important to try to prevent it from even having the chance to grow.   Let’s take a look at some ways you can prevent mold in your home or office: Use your air...

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Lead Paint – Know the Laws

By on Jun 19, 2018 in Blog, Lead Paint | 0 comments

Lead Paint – Know the Laws Recently Magnolia Homes, the parent company for the stars from HGTV Fixer Upper, were fined $40,000 by the EPA for mishandling lead paint. In some of their episodes they conduct renovations in homes that have lead paint without adequate lead paint protections. This violates the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Lead Renovation, Repair,...

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Can Mold be the cause of your Weight Gain?

By on Apr 26, 2018 in Air Quality, Blog, Mold | 0 comments

Everywhere you look from television commercials, to magazines and even Facebook, there are articles on weight loss.  Some of these diets you’ve probably tried at one time or another.  Some of these diets may have seemed to work at first but then you gained the weight right back, even with going to the gym and running each week,  So why isn’t anything...

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Mercury-Containing Flooring – A potential health concern

By on Feb 28, 2018 in Air Quality, Blog | 0 comments

It’s been in the news…harmful levels of mercury vapors have reportedly been released into the air from some athletic polymer floors.  From 1960 to 1980 mercury was used in the polymer mixture, as a catalyst, to form a solid rubber flooring mixture.  Specifically, it was Phenyl-mercuric-Acetate (PMA) that was used to spread and level the liquid flooring.  Known...

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Understanding OSHA’s Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Standards

Understanding OSHA’s Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Standards

By on Oct 4, 2017 in Blog, OSHA | 0 comments

by India Edouard from ZackAcademy.com Earlier this year, OSHA issued a final ruling on its Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Standards. The ruling encompasses revised provisions for fixed ladders, rope descent systems, the design and implementation of fall protection systems, and training on fall hazards. The ruling increases consistency between general...

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Karl Environmental Group provides environmental services to residential customers, business clients, school districts (both public and private) and government agencies. Our clients represent a variety of industries and backgrounds and we pride ourselves in being able to meet their individual environmental needs with quality and efficiency. Our services include lead water testing, asbestos testing, asbestos abatement, environmental site assessment, lead paint inspection, mold sampling, and industrial hygene. We also provide certification for the OSHA Hazwoper Certification, General Industry Certification, Construction Industry Certification, EPA Lead Renovator Certification, Asbestos Worker Certification, First Aid Certification, and Basic Life Support courses. Find us on Facebook, call us at 1-800-527-5581, or find our PA location 20 Lauck Road, Mohnton, PA 19540 Tel: (610) 856-7700 or our NJ location 200 Whitehead Road, Unit #222, Hamilton, NJ 08619 Tel: (609) 365-9635