October2013


NORM Assessment

Posted on October 24th, by atomicdc in Projects. Comments Off on NORM Assessment

Client: Large Oil Service Company
Location: Oklahoma
Project: NORM Assessment
Manager(s): Kim Merril and Nathan Buchanan

 

Farmer Environmental Group, LLC (FEG) conducted a limited assessment survey for naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) and identified any specific areas of concern (AOC) at an oil field yard in Garvin County, Oklahoma.
The survey methods used were designed to define areas with potential NORM levels above regulatory limits specified in LAC 33:XV.1410.A.6.

 



Private Residence for Demolition

Posted on October 16th, by atomicdc in Projects. Comments Off on Private Residence for Demolition

Client: Private Residence
Location: Graford, Texas
Project: Asbestos Inspection
Manager: Beau Otto

 

Farmer Environmental Group, LLC inspected a Vacant Residence in Graford, Texas for asbestos-containing building materials (ACBM). FEG were able to determine locations and conditions of asbestos-containing materials and determine the impact these materials will have on scheduled demolition.  FEG completed the project on time and assisted the client in obtaining the necessary building permit with the City of Graford in accordance with the Senate Bill 509.

 



Protect Yourself from Mold

Posted on October 16th, by atomicdc in Blog. Comments Off on Protect Yourself from Mold

Mold may be present after an extended amount time of standing water in a home or building. Be alert for mold when returning to a home or building after a flood. Mold may be a health risk for you and your family.

People with health complications, such as, asthma, allergies, or breathing conditions may be more sensitive to mold.  People sensitive to mold may experience stuffy nose, irritated eyes, wheezing, or skin irritation. Mold exposure to people with a weakened immune system or lung condition, such as, chronic lung disease, may develop infections in their lungs. Contact your doctor or health care provider when showing any symptoms to mold exposure.

Look and Smell for Mold

Look for discoloration in the walls or ceilings. Sometimes there is growth on the mold. Look for water damage.

Smell for a musty odor, foul stench, or earthy smell.

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