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Environmental and Safety Services for Healthcare Organizations

Welcome to the Environmental Monitoring Technology website. EMT provides health and safety services to hospitals, clinics, laboratories, surgery centers, nursing homes, and general industry. Our goal is to furnish you with information and cost effective products and services to make your workplace safer and your job easier.

All of EMT's programs are developed and administered in strict compliance with current laws and regulations using equipment and techniques approved by NIOSH (National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health), OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) and the AIHA (American Industrial Hygiene Association).

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Breaking News: 

No Serious Injuries in Hospital Formaldehyde Leak
After an unusual odor was reported at the Morristown Medical Center around 7 a.m. on Saturday morning, crews from Whippany HazMat, the Morristown Fire Department and the Morristown EMS investigated and found leaking formaldehyde. Read More...


NJ Chemical Facility Fails to Protect Workers from Formaldehyde Exposure
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Cardolite Corp. with one willful and 13 serious health and safety violations for exposing workers to chemical and other hazards at the company's Newark facility. Read More...


Formaldehyde Risks in Focus
Concerns rise over workplace exposure. Beauty salons and mortuaries in recent years have received numerous OSHA citations for violating federal exposure standards for formaldehyde. Read More...


What does OSHA require of workplaces where formaldehyde is present?
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration standard that protects workers exposed to formaldehyde applies "to all occupational exposures to formaldehyde from formaldehyde gas, its solutions and materials that release formaldehyde," according to the federal agency. Read More...


Formaldehyde Spill at Ashe Memorial Hospital
A formaldehyde spill at Ashe Memorial Hospital at approximately 8 a.m. Wednesday morning necessessitated the activation of the Hospital's Hazardous Materials Response Plan. Read More...


MIOSHA Shuts Down Parts Coating Company for Continuing Violations
This Cease Operation Order stems from violations first identified in 2005. After a complaint inspection, the company was cited for lack of eyewash facilities, no chemical HazCom program, no assessment performed for PPE, electrical safety violations, no formaldehyde exposure monitoring, improper storage of liquefied petroleum gases, and two lockout/tagout violations... Read More...


NIOSH Study of Endicott Trichloroethylene (TCE) Spill Moving Forward With Funding
This study will provide us with valuable statistics about the threat that trichloroethylene (TCE) exposure and contamination has on our local communities... Read More...


Hospital Cited for Hazardous Exposures to Formaldehyde
L&I cited the Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital in Vancouver for four "willful," seven "serious," and one general violation of workplace hygiene rules involving training, handling, air sampling and monitoring, spill prevention and cleanup of formaldehyde... Read More...


Chemical Nightmare
Hundreds of workers exposed to chemicals are expected to launch asbestos-style lawsuits following a pioneering $1 million Melbourne claim... Read More...


Danversport Plants Didn't Follow Safety Rules
The companies housed in the chemical plant in Danversport ignored federal and state regulations that would have prevented the Nov. 22 explosion, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board said this morning... Read More...


St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital Fined for Mishandling Chemical Spill
For the fourth time in the past year, a Resurrection Health Care hospital has been cited for violations and fined by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The new citations, issued on March 23, stem from an October incident at St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital in which formaldehyde was spilled... Read More...


College District Appeals OSHA Fines
Twelve violations, totaling $7,200 in fines, were found at a science building set to be renovated this summer. Again, exposure to formaldehyde was a major issue... Read More...


Indy Tests of Dust Fallout Point to Toxic Fingerprint of Troubled Berkeley Steel Plant
Frustrated by the company's failure to release a legally mandated Health Risk Assessment, which required tests of pollution sources at PSC, community members decided to do their own tests... Read More...


OSHA Fines Flushing Hospital $112,500 for Formaldehyde Hazards
The hospital did not promptly monitor employees' exposure to formaldehyde after they reported signs consistent with exposure... Read More...


Environmental Concerns in the Hospital
Hospitals, like many other buildings, have many sources of contaminants. Here is a list of some of the potential problems:... Read More...

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