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NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course

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Instructor:
Michelle McGowan
EMSL Analytical, Inc.
EMSL's Corporate Headquarters
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NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Location: Cinnaminson, NJ
EMSL Training Center, 200 Route 130 North, Cinnaminson, NJ, 08077, 1-888-958-8170
Cost: $950
Dates: 01/20/2020 - 01/23/2020 Time: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm, please arrive by 07:30 am to sign in Registration Closed
Workshop Overview

 

Workshop Full - Registration Closed

 

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%)


For assistance registering, please call 1-800-220-3675.

 

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