Archive for March, 2016

What’s that smell? Learning about odor investigations

Whether it’s from household cleaners, diesel exhaust or industrial sources, there are many substances in our environment that produce odors. But how can you tell the difference between the odors […]

Watch out! It’s National Poison Prevention Week

Did you know that poisoning is the leading cause of injury death in the U.S.? The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reports that more than 90% of […]

CTEH On the Scene: USCG Regional Hurricane Exercise in Houston

With practice, comes improvement. When Hurricane Ike hit Texas in 2008, it caused significant loss of life and millions of dollars in damage to local homes, businesses and critical infrastructure […]

Grabbing zzz’s: It’s good for workers’ health

You’ve guzzled three cups of coffee at work, but still can’t seem to wake up. You’re feeling sluggish and aren’t able to focus on the tasks at hand. Does this […]