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News items related to environmental health and safety as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service on behalf of the noted news source.


California Safe Schools Honors 2021 Earth Day Champions

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — March 30, 2021 marked the 23rd anniversary of California Safe Schools (CSS), a celebrated children’s environmental health and justice coalition, founded by Robina Suwol in 1998 after grade school students, including Robina’s two sons, were sprayed with the herbicide Princep, as they headed to class.

Tristate UV Sanitizing launches state-of-the-art ultraviolet sanitizing service that kills COVID-19 and the coronavirus mutations, restoring customer safety and profits to tri-state businesses

NANUET, N.Y., April 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tristate UV Sanitizing, a disinfection-as-a-service (DaaS) company, is offering free demos for a limited time of its hospital-grade Ultraviolet disinfection to tri-state area businesses. Tristate UV’s goal is to help restore customer confidence and local business profits by offering a new standard of medical-grade hygiene that enhances health and safety.

MicroShield 360 Reflects on Impact to Private Aviation

CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MicroShield 360, an industry leader in antimicrobial coatings, has announced today that in the last year, more than 600 private aircraft have had the company’s highly durable antimicrobial product applied to interior surfaces for added protection.

Cincinnati Company Develops Ground-Breaking Steam Technology for Sanitizing Amid Pandemic

CINCINNATI, Ohio, March 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bayzi Corporation has developed steam technology needed to quickly fight the spread of viruses like COVID-19 as well as bacteria, fungi, bed bugs and biofilms. They manufacture antimicrobial steam devices that will very quickly eliminate microbes, bugs and also provide a quick way to clean dust and grease. The machines use just water and no chemicals.

Mold Inspection Sciences Texas Warns Consumers Against Unlicensed Remediation Efforts Amid Disaster Cleanup

AUSTIN, Texas, March 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On February 12, 2021, Texas Governor Abbott issued a disaster declaration following the severe winter storm that caused damage statewide. Mold Inspection Sciences Texas recommends that consumers pay close attention to this announcement as it allows out-of-state and unlicensed mold assessment and remediation contractors to obtain temporary registration and to perform mold remediation and material removal on storm-damaged properties.

New Carbon Dioxide Monitors Combat Virus Indoors and Meet California Compliance Monitoring Requirements

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As more and more businesses, schools and other public indoor spaces prepare to open up, they’re working to not only be effective, but compliant too. Forensics Detectors works to solve both challenges with the recent launch of its first carbon dioxide (CO2) monitors for COVID-19 preparedness planning.

Awair Announces Strategic Investment from Emerson, Addition of Dustin DeVan, Founder of BuildingConnected, as new Board Member

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Awair, the San Francisco-based startup that makes Indoor Air Quality monitoring and software solutions for home and commercial spaces, has received a major strategic investment from Emerson (NYSE: EMR). Emerson is a leader in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) controls industry, as well as the creator of the highly-rated smart thermostat, Emerson Sensi.

Executive Intends to Stand on NYC Street Hugging COVID-19 Infected People

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York based Best Virus Shields (BestVirusShields.com) is the manufacturer of a new “oral” COVID-19 respirator mask for use in high-risk environments. Today the company announced that its President, Thomas Leahy, would stand on 7th. Ave. at the NW corner of 42nd. Street from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 25 and 26 to demonstrate the efficacy of the company’s oral respirator mask.

Schools Push for Ways to Respond to Demands for Student & Faculty Safety

KENILWORTH, N.J., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — During this pandemic with major swings in the number of cases at schools you have a situation where institutions are scrambling like never before. Johnstone Supply offers the iWave-C from NuCalgon, patented, self-cleaning needle-point bi-polar ionization technology, with tests showing a 99.4% rate of reduction in Covid-19.

Children’s Hospital LA Study on Mobile Devices includes UV-C Disinfection

LINDON, Utah, July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Use of smartphones and other mobile devices in the healthcare setting has skyrocketed over the past decade, but infection prevention protocols designed to keep them clean have not kept pace, says PhoneSoap. In fact, research suggests as few as 13-37% of healthcare providers report regularly cleaning their devices.

Historic Ironworks Factory Creates Products that Protect in Face of Pandemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A third-generation, family-owned and operated ornamental iron and metal fabrication company, Fortin Ironworks, is stepping up to create new products driven by a surge in consumer safety. These American-made products are destined to be an integral part of the “new normal.”

Fighting COVID-19 with Smart Elevators that Automatically Disinfect when Empty

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) –‚Äč Ashla Systems announced today the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has industries searching for answers on what technology can help in the fight against contamination. Many groups are starting to focus on a system that has been tried and tested for over 70 years; UV-C light which has been proven to kill the virus after just 10 minutes of contact.

ViewTech Borescopes Continues Business During COVID-19

TRAVERSE City, Mich., March 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Because a video borescope is a crucial inspection tool for many industries, the COVID-19 virus has not stopped business for ViewTech Borescopes. While most of ViewTech’s staff is working remotely from home, there is an essential employee that is onsite to continue shipping and receiving the VJ-3 mechanical articulating video borescope at their northern Michigan headquarters.

New UV-C Sterilizing Lamp Kills Viruses and Other Pathogens in Fewer than 90 Minutes

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., March 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Germ Mold Buster, a division of Crawl Space Door Systems, Inc., has developed a UV-C germicidal, disinfectant light that uses shortwave UV-C radiation to deactivate microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, protozoa and mold.

RYPOS Expands Product Coverage to Refrigerated Container Transport

FRANKLIN, Mass., Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RYPOS, Inc., developer and manufacturer of advanced, exhaust filtration systems that reduce harmful emissions from diesel engines, have shipped their 600th clip-on generator set filter system to a large global integrated container shipment company. These retrofit exhaust filtration kits for diesel powered portable generator sets bring older engines into full California Air Resources Board emission compliance.

Robert Golan Wins Appeal for a Thermometer Factory Worker Denied Monetary Benefits

PLAINVIEW, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Robert Golan, PC a worker’s compensation attorney serving Suffolk and Nassau counties, recently won an appeal at the NY State Workers Compensation Board in the case of a thermometer factory worker who was exposed to mercury and developed mercury poisoning.

The C Diff Foundation Has Declared an Urgent Need to Raise Clostridium difficile Infection Clinical Trial Awareness Worldwide

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation announced today that their organization has implemented a global campaign to raise awareness of Clostridioides difficile clinical trials, clinical studies, clinical research and observational studies evaluating interventions for C. difficile prevention, treatments, and environmental safety.

Iron Dust from Brakes and Worldwide Magnesium Deficiencies are Contributing to Hypertension

KESWICK, Va., Nov. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With 25 years of research involving primarily the cardiovascular complications of spaceflight and more recently of the moon walkers, particularly Neil Armstrong on his historic mission and James Irwin (Apollo 15), extraordinary findings were discovered. Both had vascular complications, triggered by inhalation of deadly iron-laden dust. Author Dr. William J. Rowe has applied this information as to how this can be utilized for underlying mechanisms of hypertension on earth, triggered by iron-laden brake dust.

Weitz and Luxenberg Voices Hopes for Mesothelioma Awareness Day 2015

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The mesothelioma lawyers of nationally known asbestos-exposure law firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., said they hope on Saturday to alert as many individuals as possible to the scourge of mesothelioma, Weitz and Luxenberg today announced.

Loureiro Engineering Associates Poised for Growth in 2012

PLAINVILLE, Conn., Feb. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc. announced this week several in-house promotions; it’s all part of its long-term, strategic-growth plan.

Lion Technology Helps Environmental Health and Safety Professionals Avoid Costly Compliance Fines and Penalties

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Annual training is mandatory for employees who generate, manage, or dispose of a RCRA hazardous waste. Training must be job-specific and cover waste management procedures such as waste classification, proper container and tank storage, manifesting, emergency response, and disposal. Failure to comply with the RCRA hazardous waste rules can result in penalties up to $37,500 per day/per violation. Effective training is the best line of defense to assure regulatory compliance.