LEED Rating System & Indoor Air Quality

A report from Environment & Human Health, Inc (EHHI) of the US argues that the USGBC’s LEED rating system favors energy efficiency over indoor environmental quality. “There is an urgent need to include human health in the definition of what it means to be ‘green’ or environmentally

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What You Need to Know About ASBESTOS

RAPCA is the Regional Air Pollution Control Agency*. The purpose of RAPCA’s Asbestos program is to protect the public from asbestos emissions, or fibers, which may become airborne if strict regulations are not followed when a building is being renovated or demolished. Asbestos program activities include a

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OSHA, GHS, and Your MSDS and Labels

OSHA, GHS, and Your MSDS and Labels

OSHA released its proposal to modify the current Hazard CommunicationStandard (HCS) to conform with the United Nations Globally HarmonizedSystem of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The proposed PSHA revisionsinclude both philosophical and tactical changes to Hazard Communication that havefar-reaching implications for Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS

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