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NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course

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Michael Menz, CIH, CHMM
EMSL Analytical, Inc.
Michelle McGowan
EMSL Analytical, Inc.
Ottawa, ON
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre
NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course - Ottawa, ON
Location: Ottawa, ON
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON, K1K 4S3, 1-888-958-8170
Cost: $1,450 (CAD) without microscope or $1,250 (CAD) with microscope
Dates: 05/21/2019 - 05/24/2019 Time: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm, please arrive by 08:30 am to sign in Register Online Now
Workshop Overview

NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course


$1,450 (CAD) per student - Not bringing a microscope
$1,250 (CAD) per student - Bringing a microscope


NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course Outline:

1. Course Overview & Introduction

1.1    Registration & Course Introduction

1.2    Course Objectives

1.3    Asbestos Overview (Mineralogy, Types, History, Uses and 188/2011)

1.4    Health Effects

Asbestos Regulations

2.1    Life Cycle of a Typical Asbestos Project

2.2    Regulatory Bodies (i.e., NIOSH, OSHA and Ontario 278/05, etc.)

2.3    Compliance Determination

2.4    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 Fibre Loading


4. Phase Contrast Microscopy

4.1    Basics of Phase Optics

4.2    Components & Function of PCM

4.3    Microscope Alignment

4.4    Microscope Calibration

4.5    Microscope Maintenance & Cleaning

4.6    Resolution, Magnification & Image Quality

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  Fibre Counting Examples

7.2  Procedures

7.3  Fibre Counting Worksheets

7.4  Hands-on Fibre Counting

7.5  Other Fibre 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 be able to 

         demonstrate the ability to analyze 15 past PT

         samples analyzed with the acceptable limits

         determined for the sample.

8.2   Written Exam (Passing grade of at least 80%)



Due to costs incurred by EMSL related to venue and travel, there shall be no refunds issued.  Substitution of the attendee is allowed. You may designate another person to take your place by calling EMSL at 1-800-220-3675 x-3424.


EMSL reserves the right to cancel all events at any time.  Notice will be posted on EMSL’s website and reasonable efforts will be made to notify customers. It is the sole responsibility of the attendee/licensee to confirm that the event has not been canceled prior to making travel plans. In the event EMSL cancels this training, a refund will be provided.

Any and all attendees/licensees assume all risks of property loss and personal injury arising during this event.  EMSL may revoke this license and eject or refuse entry to the attendee/licensee for any reason including but not limited to violations of any terms and conditions, company rules, illegal activity, or misconduct.  The attendee/licensee may not interfere with this event in any manner.  Interfering with this event shall lead to ejection or refusal of entry.  If access to event is denied or attendee/licensee is ejected, no refund will be given for any expenses. There are no weapons of any kind permitted at this event.  Failure to abide by the no weapons restriction may subject you to ejectment or denial of entry. Attendee/licensee shall not record this event in any form.  The location and time of this event may be subject to change.  EMSL shall not be responsible for punitive, incidental, consequential or special damages related to this event.  The attendee/licensee agrees not to take any action or cause others to take any action, which would infringe on EMSL’s rights. Registration by phone, website or at the door constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.    

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