Advancements in Environmental Measurement Methods for Asbestos

Advancements in Environmental Measurement Methods for Asbestos

by Michael E. Beard

ISBN-10: 0803126166

ISBN-13: 9780803126169

Pub. Date: 01/01/1900

Publisher: American Society for Testing & Materials

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Table of Contents

Measurement Methods for Asbestos in Bulk Building Materials
Analysis of Asbestos in Bulk Materials--1980 to 19973
Comparison of Quantitative Techniques for Analysis of Bulk Asbestos Proficiency Testing Materials11
A Personal Perspective on Teaching Asbestos Analysis: Lessons from the Classroom and Laboratory22
Bulk Asbestos Laboratory Programs in the United States--Seventeen Years in Retrospect38
The Habit of Asbestiform Amphiboles: Implications for the Analysis of Bulk Samples53
Asbestos Measurement in Soils and Bulk Materials: Sensitivity, Precision, and Interpretation--You Can Have It All70
A Validated Method for Gravimetric Determination of Low Concentrations of Asbestos in Bulk Materials90
"Internal Standard Addition" Method for Identifying Asbestos Containing Materials in Bulk Samples Containing Low Levels of Asbestos111
ASTM's Bulk Method: Where Are We, Where Are We Headed, Where Should We Be Headed?122
Measurement Methods for Asbestos in Ambient, Indoor and Workplace Air
Strategy, Development and Laboratory Calibration of a Personal Passive Sampler for Monitoring the Asbestos Exposure of Maintenance Workers129
Direct-Reading Measurement of Fiber Length/Diameter Distributions147
International Organization for Standardization Methods for Determination of Asbestos in Air156
Proposed ASTM Method for the Determination of Asbestos in Air by TEM and Information on Interfering Fibers170
Shortcomings in Airborne Asbestos Analysis Filtered from New York State's Proficiency-Testing Data184
Negative Exposure Assessments for Asbestos Floor Tile Work Practices193
The Use of Scanning Confocal Microscopy to Measure the Penetration of Asbestos into Membrane Filters209
Measurement Methods for Asbestos in Water
Asbestos in Water Methods: EPA's 100.1 & 100.2 and AWWA's Standard Method 2570227
A Rapid Procedure for Preparation of Transmission Electron Microscopy Specimens from Polycarbonate Filters242
Measurements of Chrysotile Fiber Retention Efficiencies for Polycarbonate and Mixed Cellulose Ester Filters250
Sludge, Crud and Fish Guts: Creative Approaches to the Analysis of Non-Standard Water Samples for Asbestos266
Asbestos in Drinking Water Performance Evaluation Studies273
Proficiency Testing for All Fiber Sizes in Drinking Water: The Long and the Short of It288
Measurement Methods for Asbestos in Settled Dust
A Study of the Reproducibility of the Micro-Vac Technique as a Tool for the Assessment of Surface Contamination in Buildings with Asbestos-Containing Materials301
Dust and Airborne Concentrations--Is There a Correlation?313
Further Observations of Settled Asbestos Dust in Buildings323
Some Statistical Principles in Asbestos Measurement and Their Application to Dust Sampling and Analysis333
An Overview of Settled Dust Analytical Methods and Their Relative Effectiveness350
Applications of the ASTM Asbestos in Dust Method D5755366
Correlated Measurements of Airborne Asbestos-Containing Particles and Surface Dust378
Incorporating Dust Sampling into the Asbestos Management Program403

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