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Occupational cancer in developed countries

Many exposures identified through occupational studies are also found outside the workplace, and therefore affect the wider environment and non-workers.…Continue

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Spontaneous Combustion and Flash Fire regarding Spray Foam Insulation
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Richard Beyer replied to Shawna Henderson's discussion High Density Foam -- Any Incidents of Cracking in Frame Walls as Studs Dry/Twist?
"Shawna foam pulling away from the studs due to over application will cause spontaneous combustion or core burn. A poor mix will cause splitting of the foam and noxcious odors.…"
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Richard Beyer replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
""I have no interest in bantering or arguing with you." AGREED! I look at these experiences as learning experiences. An open mind will get you further ahead than operating from the "empty box". There's nothing wrong with a…"
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Richard Beyer replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
"Todd, Your missing the point. I can only suggest for you to read all the links attached within that article before drawing the line on who knows what and who does not understand what. Let's not ignore this quote either which immediately…"
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Richard Beyer replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
"Don, Thank you for the praise! I only wish that some of these profiteers could answer my questions rather than sling mud around. I can only assume at this time they are to focused on defending their livelihood rather than seeking solutions to a very…"
Jul 25
Richard Beyer replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
"Todd, This report (attached link) below on poor people living in subsidized housing show's there's no difference in formaldehyde concentrations between old -v- new construction. After all, formaldehyde is a carcinogen. So what are they…"
Jul 25
Richard Beyer replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
""There are thousands of potential harmful products that can contribute to existing homes poor indoor quality of life / air." “When you can’t breathe, nothing else matters” There is substantial evidence to indicate that a…"
Jul 24
Richard Beyer replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
"Barbara, We both know a fan switch will only conserve on energy. What is Berkeley devising to clean the air that's being introduced back into the home today? Certainly if you live in downtown LA, China (where the air at times is orange), New…"
Jul 24
Richard Beyer replied to Mike Kandel's discussion Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems
"Ted no one can help anyone with their head stuck in the sand. All you said is MONEY is your God. You continue plugging up those holes. I hope your properly insured for when that single homeowner gets sick and sues you and uses your theory...…"
Jul 24
Richard Beyer replied to Richard Beyer's discussion Spontaneous Combustion and Flash Fire regarding Spray Foam Insulation
"Hal, Thank you for laying out those facts. Fire safety is just as important of an issue as energy ever will be. We are working in people's homes to help them save money on their energy bill's each month. Fire Safety is priority number one.…"
Jul 24
Hal Skinner replied to Richard Beyer's discussion Spontaneous Combustion and Flash Fire regarding Spray Foam Insulation
"This thread has certainly turned into what sounds like  a thread from a fire safety website than an energy conservation website.  Over the years, many studies have been conducted on the flammability of construction materials, wall…"
Jul 24
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Spontaneous Combustion and Flash Fire regarding Spray Foam Insulation

Spontaneous Combustion and Flash Fire regarding Spray Foam Insulation / OSHA funded paper / page 39https://www.osha.gov/dte/grant_materials/fy10/sh-21003-10/manual.pdfSee More
Jul 23
Hal Skinner replied to Richard Beyer's discussion Spontaneous Combustion and Flash Fire regarding Spray Foam Insulation
"Richard, here is something else that might be pertinent. In my hundreds of conversations with our late distributor in Texas, we did discuss our coating applied to spray foam insulation.  He had around 25 years experience with our product at…"
Jul 22
Richard Beyer replied to Howard Katzman's discussion UV lights on filters
"Howard, There are numerous manufacturer's who swear these systems work and then you have the EPA who states this is not a regulated industry. It's buyer beware. In my opinion, any system which will help clean the air is better than nothing…"
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