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AIHA Environmental Lab Conference Held In Tampa

Consumer protection was one of the primary outcomes of this meeting.

Tampa, Fl 12/16/2008 2:25:58 AM

The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) hosted its annual conference for the highly acclaimed Laboratory Quality Assurance Program (LQAP) at the Channelside Marriott in Tampa, FL. This LQAP program has garnered international attention as it addresses identification of hazardous substances of the indoor environment.

 

Consumer protection was one of the primary outcomes of this meeting.  The LQAP achieves that goal by instituting and regulating a vigorous accreditation program (EMLAP) which ensures professional, accurate results for industrial hygienist and building sciences practitioners. There are many labs that basically operate out of a garage and for all intents and purposes, fleece the consumer.  Do-It-Yourself (DIY) screen test kit products and “mold experts” are becoming prevalent with their sample analysis conducted by non-accredited labs. The LQAP is helping the consumer through marketing/branding of its logo as a symbol of quality lab analysis.

 

Also, they have formed a watchdog committee that will diligently monitor abuse of inaccurate claims by unscrupulous lab-like entities. Secondary outcomes of the February Meeting highlighted the implementation of international standards (ISO) into LQAP participants’ standard operating procedures. As leaders of an international scientific community, the American Industrial Hygiene Association is committed to the development, implementation, and regulation of the highest standards that promote a healthy and safe environment.

 

“The meeting was a unique opportunity to discuss a variety of issues, especially for industrial hygiene and environmental laboratory professionals. With the guidance of industry leaders and technical experts, we were able to proficiently address the issues of generating quality data using common, standardized analytical protocols.” Dr. Rajay Sahay, PhD Microbology, a AIHA Technical Advisory Panel (TAP) member and Director of EDLab

 

A DIY Test kit that is analyzed by an accredited lab is the IAQ Screen Check which is used by consumers, businesses, industrial hygienists and governments.  The IAQ Screen Check is an inexpensive, quantitative and qualitative DIY kit, one of the few in the market.

 

About Pure Air Control Services:

 

Founded in 1984 by Alan Wozniak, President/CEO in what began as a small mechanical contracting business has grown into an award winning, industry leading indoor environmental quality (IEQ) service company serving many fortune 500 corporations, school boards, county, city, state and federal governments and consumers across the US. The firm has serviced over 500 million square feet of indoor environments in over 10,000 facilities. Pure Air Control Services is under contract with the General Services Administration (GSA), Contract #GS-10F-0488R, linking them directly to federal governmental agencies as a provider for IAQ

consulting, expert laboratory analysis, as well as HVAC system cleaning and mold remediation services.

 

The firm is also a certified 8(a) MBE. The firm has offices in Tampa, FL, Atlanta, GA, West Palm Beach, Fl., Houston, TX and Washington, DC, that services the entire country.

 

Pure Air Control Services provides the following indoor environmental services on a national basis:

 

Clients of Pure Air Control Services include: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), General Services Administration (GSA), Johnson Controls, Allstate Insurance, Carrier Air Conditioning, Siemens’Building Technologies (SBT), V.T. Griffin, Dobbins Air Force Base, Naval Air Warfare Center - Orlando, Naval Air Station - King's Bay, Georgia; The Haskell Company, Leon County Government, Tallahassee, Florida, Pinellas County Government, Clearwater, Florida; Collier County Government, Naples, Florida; Bayfront Medical Center, St. Pete, Florida; US Army - Ft. Bragg, Kentucky; Naval Station - Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; Montgomery County School District, Maryland; Citrus County School District, Florida; and many others.

 

For additional information, please contact:

 

Mr. Ed Ziegler, VP Business Devlopment

Pure Air Control Services, Inc.

(800) 422-7873 x 804

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