NYS Vermiculite Webinar Series Part Three: Method 198.8

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  • 2:46PM Jan 22, 2015
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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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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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RJ Lee Group’s Vermiculite Analysis Method Approved by NYS Department of Health

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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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Asbestos Contamination: Examining Take-Home Exposure Risks

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  • 10:00AM May 14, 2014
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Asbestos contamination has been a prominent inhalation hazard in many occupational environments and, as a result, many studies have been undertaken to measure airborne asbestos concentrations associated with the manufacture and use of asbestos-containing products in hundreds of workplace settings. In addition to concerns about the workplace, exposure to asbestos has been reported for individuals […]

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State-of-the-Science Assessment of Non-Asbestos Amphibole Exposure: Is There a Cancer Risk?

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  • 1:29PM Apr 12, 2013
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In an article published in the peer-reviewed Environmental Geochemistry and Health journal, Mr. Drew Van Orden of RJ Lee Group, Inc., in conjunction with Cris Williams, Linda Dell, Robert Adams and Tracie Rose, discuss amphibole asbestos fibers and non-asbestos amphibole particles, focusing on potential cancer risks and exposure. Read the abstract:

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What We’re Reading: January 31, 2013

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  • 1:57PM Jan 31, 2013
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Check out the latest articles, hand-picked by our experts for your reading pleasure: Class Action Hits Home SPF Insulation J&J Failed to Weigh Hip Metal Debris Risk, Witness Says NIOSH Document Recommends New REL for Hex Chrome Compounds Miss. bill would require more asbestos claim transparency Understanding wear at the atomic scale

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What We’re Reading: October 14, 2012

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Check out the latest relevant articles, hand-picked by our experts for your reading pleasure: The Threshold Length for Fiber-Induced Acute Pleural Inflammation: Shedding Light on the Early Events in Asbestos-Induced Mesothelioma The Chemical Marketplace: Popcorn lung – the perils of microwave popcorn return Slicing Polystyrene Produces Problematic Particles Libby Asbestos Study: Montana Senators Max Baucus […]

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