ASTM D5829 - 96(2007)

    Standard Guide for Preparing a Training Program for Environmental Analytical Laboratories

    Active Standard ASTM D5829 | Developed by Subcommittee: D34.01.06

    Book of Standards Volume: 11.04


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide is intended to assist the laboratories that analyze environmental samples with the development of a documented training program. The training program should develop and increase the competence of analysts and provide a means of recording the results of all proficiency testing.

    1.2 Some of the functions within a laboratory that can be addressed using this guide are as follows:

    1.2.1 Analysts,

    1.2.2 Technicians,

    1.2.3 Quality assurance (QA),

    1.2.4 Sample receiving and control, and

    1.2.5 Sample procurement (sampling).


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    EPA Standards

    SW846 USEPA Test Methods for Evaluating Solid Waste--Physical/Chemical Methods, 9040 and 9045


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 03.100.30 (Management of human resources)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 77100000(Environmental management)


    DOI: 10.1520/D5829-96R07

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