Protecting Your Kids from Asbestos at School

By Brian Hughes  /  August 16, 2017
It’s back-to-school season again, and like most parents you’re probably elbow-deep in shopping lists and prep checklists. We spend these last golden days of summer scouring store shelves for the perfect lunchbox and meticulously styling cool first-day outfits, hoping to set our kids up for success. The whirlwind of setting up for another school year is enough to have you breathing a sigh of relief when you finally load your little ones back onto the school bus. As we pass our babies into the hands of their teachers and school administrators, we want to believe they’re safe from harm, but when it comes to asbestos in schools, it’s up to us as parents to play the watchdog role. A little known but harrowing statistic: Schoolteachers are more than twice as likely to die from mesothelioma, an asbestos-caused cancer, than the general U.S. population. In fact, teachers are among the top five occupations with the highest risk for asbestos diseases, right up there with construction workers and chemical plant employees. If teachers are dying from asbestos exposure, what about their students — our children — who sit in the very same classrooms, breathing the very same air?
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Benefits of HVAC Inspection

By Brian Hughes  /  August 4, 2017
Environmental Assurance LLC maintains a Certified Ventilation Inspector on staff to meet your buildings HVAC Inspection needs.
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Asbestos: The Hidden Danger Inside Your Home

By Brian Hughes  /  August 4, 2017
Asbestos: The Hidden Danger Inside Your Home
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Asbestos Found in Tween Makeup

By Brian Hughes  /  July 18, 2017
An investigation by a Raleigh, N.C., TV station found asbestos – a deadly carcinogen for which there is no safe level of exposure – in a popular line of cosmetics marketed to young girls and tweens.
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Keytruda Proves Effectiveness with Mesothelioma

By Brian Hughes  /  May 9, 2017
Keytruda Proves Effectiveness with Mesothelioma
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