Entries by ASE Services

Mesothelioma Cancer- The Cause? Asbestos Exposure

Mesothelioma is a form of cancer that covers the internal organs in the body. With about 2000 diagnosed cases each year, it is not one of the most common forms of cancer, however it can be fatal. The primary cause of this cancer is exposure to asbestos. With 80% of cases involving those who have […]

Black Mould Symptoms in Children

We are all concerned with our own health. But one thing you may worry about even more than your own health is your children’s health. While we are aware of differences or changes we feel in our health, children are often not as aware of these differences. When children are exposed to mould they may […]

Mould and Mildew

Mould and mildew are often discussed together. Why is this you ask? Mould and mildew are similar fungi that both spread in spores and thrive on moisture. They are similar in many ways however they are also very different. In terms of color, mildew is typically gray or white and has a powdery or downy […]

Home Owners Guide to Fighting Mould

Did you know that over 250 different species of mould have been indentified in Canadian buildings? While not all of this mould is hazardous to your health, the majority does have a negative effect on your health and on the indoor air quality of your office, school or home. Mould can be grown and harvested […]

Management Tips to Deal with Hazardous Materials

Organizations in various industries use hazardous materials regularly. With the use of hazardous materials comes the concern of proper storage of these materials. They need to be stored in a methodical manner in which management and staff alike are able to determine which materials are stored where, how long they have been there and what […]

Identifying Hazardous Materials

It is hard to manage the unknown, so managers first must know the hazardous materials present in their departments and facilities, including quantities and locations. Managers can achieve this goal through an audit of hazardous materials. Managers can start by having employees generate a list of chemicals purchased for use in the department, perform a […]

Mould: More Likely to Grow in Calgary?

Mould is a common issue around the world. However, there are some cities, or climates that have better conditions to harvest mould growth. Unfortunately Alberta and more specifically, Calgary and Edmonton are two cities that experience extremely cold winters and hot summers – perfect conditions for mould growth. These cold winters and hot summers contribute […]

Alberta Health Services Passes Another ASE Grow-Op Remediation

ASE Services successfully remediates another grow-op in Calgary, Alberta Calgary, Alberta (March 1st, 2011) – Alberta Safety and Environmental Services (ASE Services) successfully finished another grow-op remediation in the City of Calgary that was passed by Alberta Health Services. “At ASE Services we use our knowledge and expertise to accomplish the remediation process correctly the […]

ASE Services Hired in Calgary Housing Industry

Alberta Safety & Environmental Services is hired for hygiene and air quality services in Calgary Calgary, Alberta (January 2011) – Alberta Safety and Environmental Services (ASE Services) was hired today to provide hygiene and air quality services as well as hazardous materials management for the housing industry in Calgary. With experience in hazardous materials management […]

ASE Services Awarded Municipal Contract for the City of Calgary

Alberta Safety & Environmental Services hired for asbestos, mould, hygiene and indoor air quality services Calgary, Alberta (January 5th, 2011) – Alberta Safety and Environmental Services (ASE Services) announced today that they have been awarded a municipal contract to provide hazardous materials and indoor air quality services in the city of Calgary. The contract has […]