RJ Lee Group Now the Only Lab Certified for Both NY ELAP-Approved Methods to Detect Asbestos in Spray-On Fireproofing containing Vermiculite (SOF-V)

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  • 2:43PM May 01, 2015
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(MONROEVILLE, Pa. – May 1, 2015) The New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) has approved RJ Lee Group for Method 198.8—analysis of asbestos in Spray-on Fireproofing containing Vermiculite (SOF-V) by Polarized Light Microscopy. With this certification, RJ Lee Group becomes the first and only laboratory accredited to perform both New York state-approved methods: […]

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Asbestos in Spray-on Fireproofing Containing Vermiculite (SOF-V) Webinar Transcripts

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Webinar Series Transcripts Webinar #1 – Amphibole Asbestos in Vermiculite Webinar #2 – Asbestos Detection in SOF-V LAB.055.1 Method Overview Webinar #3 – Asbestos Detection in Vermiculite Spray-on Fireproofing (SOF-V) – Item No. 198.8 Webinar #1 – Amphibole Asbestos in Vermiculite Click here to download the webinar PDF Presenter:           Matthew S. Sanchez, Ph.D. Date:                    October 29, 2014 […]

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NYS Vermiculite Webinar Series Part Three: Method 198.8

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Recent guidelines issued by the New York State Department of Health regarding spray-on fireproofing containing vermiculite (SOF-V) may affect thousands of structures across the state. RJ Lee Group is helping to clarify these requirements for building owners and inspectors with a webinar series focused on the two accredited analysis methods, LAB.055.1 and 198.8.

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NYS Vermiculite Webinar Series Part Two: RJ Lee Group Method LAB.055.1

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The recent changes to the New York State Department of Health’s requirements for vermiculite-containing materials have raised many questions and concerns for building owners and inspectors. Thousands of structures with spray-on fireproofing containing vermiculite (SOF-V) across New York State are affected by these new regulations.

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Vermiculite Questions and Answers – LAB.055.1 and 198.8

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Vermiculite Questions and Answers – LAB.055.1* and 198.8 Recently changes to the New York State Department of Health’s (NYS DOH) requirements for vermiculite containing materials have made staying current and up-to-date with the guidelines for compliance critical. Thousands of structures across New York State with spray-on fireproofing containing vermiculite (SOF-V) are affected by these new regulations. RJ Lee Group […]

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Webinar Series: New York State Vermiculite and SOF-V Regulations

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  • 12:19PM Oct 24, 2014
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With several recent changes to the New York State Department of Health’s requirements for vermiculite containing materials, it’s challenging to stay up to speed and in compliance.  Thousands of structures across New York State are affected by these new regulations, in particular, those with spray-on fireproofing containing vermiculite (SOF-V).

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New York State Vermiculite Regulations: Decision Time for Building Owners

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  • 3:50PM Aug 14, 2014
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The New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) has officially certified method LAB.055.1* for the analysis of spray-on fireproofing that contains vermiculite (SOF-V). RJ Lee Group developed LAB.055.1 and is the only laboratory accredited to perform this test. History: In June 2012, the (NYS DOH) provided guidance that the current methods for analyzing vermiculite-containing […]

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RJ Lee Group’s Vermiculite Analysis Method Approved by NYS Department of Health

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  • 12:15PM Jul 25, 2014
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(MONROEVILLE, Pa., July 25, 2014) RJ Lee Group, Inc., a materials characterization laboratory and consulting firm, is proud to announce that RJ Lee Group Method LAB.055.1 has been approved by the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) for analyzing asbestos content in spray-on fireproofing containing vermiculite (SOF-V). This new method successfully determines whether […]

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