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NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course

NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course - Cinnaminson, NJ - June12th - June 15th, 2017
Title NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course Cost $950
Dates 06/12/2017 to 06/15/2017 Type of Event Workshop
Location EMSL Training Center, 200 Route 130 North, Cinnaminson, NJ 08077 Register Online Now!
Description:

NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course
Sampling and Evaluating Airborne Asbestos Dust

Date:

June 12th - June 15th, 2017

Location:

200 Route 130 North
Cinnaminson, NJ 08077

Cost:
$950 for one student, or $875 per student for two or more attending from the same organization 



Class starts promptly at 9:00 AM daily 

1. Course Overview & Introduction 
1.1     Registration & Course Overview Introduction
1.2     Course Objectives
1.3     Asbestos Overview (Mineralogy, Types, History, Uses)
1.4     Health Effects

2. Asbestos Regulations 
2.1     Life Cycle of a Typical Asbestos Project
2.2     Regulatory Bodies 
           (i.e., NIOSH, EPA OSHA, States, Etc.)
2.3     Federal Regulatory Requirements
2.4     Compliance Thresholds 
2.5     Proficiency Programs 

3. Sampling 
3.1     Safety & Respiratory Protection
3.2     Types of Air Filter Cassettes
3.3     Pumps
3.4     Sampling Calibrations
3.5     Types of Samples (Area, Personal)
3.6     Sampling Strategies
3.7     Optimal Fiber Loading

4. Phase Contrast Microscopy 
4.1     Basics of Phase Optics
4.2     Components & Functions of PCM
4.3     Microscope Alignment
4.4     Microscope Calibration
4.5     Microscope Maintenance & Cleaning 
4.6     Resolution, Magnification & Image Quality 

5. NIOSH 7400 Method 
5.1     Overview of the Method
5.2     A & B Counting Rules
5.3     Calculations
5.4     Quality Control
5.5     Introduction to Statistics 

6. Sample Receiving, Handling & Preparation
6.1     Sample Acceptance & Rejection 
6.2     Unique Sample Identification 
6.3     Chain of Custody 
6.4     Sample Preparation Techniques 
6.5     Hands-on Sample Preparation

7. Sample Analysis & Reporting
7.1     Fiber Counting Examples 
7.2     Procedures
7.3     Fiber Counting Worksheets
7.4     Hands-on Fiber Counting
7.5     Other Fiber Counting/ID Methods (PLM, TEM, SEM)
7.6     Calculations (Concentration (f/cc), Density (f/mm2), Blanks in relation to calculations, Limit of Detection)

8. Homework Review, Quizzes & Final Exam
8.1     Filter Analysis Practical. Analyst must read 15 past PT samples analyzed within the acceptable limits determined for the sample. 
8.2     Written Exam (Passing grade of at least 80%)


 

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