Huntington Beach, California, May 10, 2023
This May marks the 43rd annual Building Safety Month in California and across the globe. The theme for this year’s campaign is It Starts with You and a number of organizations, companies and cities in California are taking part in various observances to raise awareness of the importance of building safety.
Building Safety Month initiatives help to provide property owners and managers, government officials and the public with the information and resources to prepare and protect the built environment. The 2023 weekly campaigns include:
- Week One – Building Safety Starts at Home
- Week Two – Building Safety Professionals and You
- Week Three – Prepare Your Community
- Week Four – Advocate for Your Community
- Week Five – Solving Challenges Together
Building safety encompasses the expertise of many disciplines, including indoor environmental quality. In addition to factors such as temperature, humidity and air exchange rates, IEQ also includes everything from microbial, chemical and even radiological exposure risks.
“The building science and indoor environmental quality testing experts at LA Testing are proud to support the efforts of Building Safety Month all year long,” said Michael Chapman, Laboratory Manager of LA Testing’s Huntington Beach facility. “With multiple laboratories in California, LA Testing offers IEQ, industrial hygiene and infection control testing services, sampling supplies, easy-to-use test kits, building inspection tools, air monitoring instruments and a wide range of personal protective equipment (PPE). These resources can optimize indoor environmental conditions, safeguard building occupants from exposure hazards, and help ensure safe buildings for everyone.”
To learn more about this or other indoor air quality, industrial hygiene, environmental, health, and safety testing services and products, please visit www.LATesting.com, email info@LATesting.com or call (800) 755-1794. For access to IEQ test kits, visit www.EMSLTestKits.com.
About LA Testing
LA Testing is California’s leading laboratory for industrial hygiene and indoor environmental quality testing of radon, asbestos, mold, lead, VOCs, formaldehyde, soot, char, ash and smoke damage, particulates and other chemicals. In addition, LA Testing offers a full range of air sampling and investigative equipment to professionals and the general public. LA Testing maintains an extensive list of accreditations including: AIHA LAP LLC., AIHA ELLAP, AIHA EMLAP and AIHA IHLAP, CDC ELITE, NVLAP, State of California, State of Hawaii Department of Health and other states. LA Testing, along with the EMSL Analytical, Inc. network, has multiple laboratories throughout California including South Pasadena, Huntington Beach, San Leandro and San Diego.