449 Workplace Air Contaminant Sampling and Analysis

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Prerequisite: OSHA 521 – OSHA’s Guide to Industrial Hygiene

The knowledge exchange in this two day Keene State College course is fundamental to controlling hazards in the workplace. Become a wiser consumer of occupational/industrial hygiene services, consider the parameters for prequalifying IH technicians and vendors and laboratories, and establishing a relationship with resources. Discussion of selection and calibration of equipment, including the many simple to very expensive options available today.

Topics include:

  • Area and personal air sampling
  • Source and emission sampling
  • Biological chemical and radiological air contaminants
  • Collecting air contaminants in the workplace
  • Analyzing samples in the field or in the laboratory
  • Selecting equipment and instrumentation
  • Purchase and rental of instruments
  • Sampling methodology and statistics
  • Calibrating of air sampling and analysis devices


Days: 2 | Credits: 1.4 CEUs  |  $595

Course Section Dates Location
NCSH-449-N5C  May 1-2, 2018  Manchester, NH
NCSH-449-N6C  June 4-5, 2019  Uncasville, CT