Centre Expands Air Testing Lab

Safety | City facility Can Test Samples for Mould, Asbestos and Radon

Take a deep breath and then relax because the breathing air laboratory at the Research and Productivity Centre in Fredericton has been renovated and expanded.

The centre has also received funding from the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation to hire an air quality scientist.

The air quality scientist position will conduct breathing air research for the centre’s clients to development new methods and technology and expand the professional services offering by the centre, said executive director Eric Cook in a news release.

“We’ll be looking for someone with a master’s or PhD in a relevant field like chemistry or industrial hygiene,” he said.

The lab tests air samples for everything from mould to asbestos to radon.

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