August 2013

Monthly Archives

  • Water Damage and Mold Loss Recap from May PCAP

    Water Damage and Mold Loss Recap from May PCAP FACS’s Dave Kahane, along with Brendan J Fogerty and Andrew P Collier of LHB Pacific Law Partners wrote a follow-up to the Property Claims Association of the Pacific May issue, examining several aspects of the “water damage” exclusion: flood; surface water; backups; repeated seepage and leakage; […]

  • Whitepaper: Legionnaire’s Disease in Hospitality: A New Face on a Familiar Problem

    Legionnaire’s Disease in Hospitality: A New Face on a Familiar Problem Legionnaires Disease (LD) and the bacterial agent most commonly associated with it (Legionella pneumophila) first received widespread recognition in 1976, when 34 deaths and an additional 221 illnesses occurred within the Bellevue Stratford Hotel Philadelphia at an American Legion Convention (hence the name Legionnaires […]

  • CDC Issues OSHA/NIOSH Hazard Alert: 1-Bromopropane

    CDC Issues OSHA/NIOSH Hazard Alert: 1-Bromopropane 1-Bromopropane (1-BP) is a solvent that is used in degreasing, dry cleaning, spray adhesives, and aerosol solvents. Occupational exposure to 1-BP has been linked to neurological illnesses. Animal studies show that 1-BP may also cause cancer and reproductive disorders. Controls and personal protective equipment are available to protect workers […]