STP Published: 2011

Surface and Dermal Sampling

Editor(s): Michael Brisson, Kevin Ashley

Get the latest research available on surface and dermal sampling to assess contamination levels and detect harmful agents. Twenty peer-reviewed papers discuss sampling techniques, analytical measurement technologies, reference materials, standardization, occupational hygiene, decontamination methods, and quality assurance.

Topics cover:

Standardization Issues—includes papers which summarize current standards for surface and dermal sampling and the need for additional standards, particularly in the area of dermal sampling

Dermal—addresses contaminants on skin, including sampling, removal, and adherence of contaminated materials to the skin

Lead—deals with sampling, sample preparation, analytical proficiency testing, and lead dust loadings on surfaces other than skin

Beryllium—covers beryllium surface contamination in various industries and measurement of beryllium on surface wipe samples

Asbestos—deals with evaluation of samples collected from surfaces contaminated with asbestos

Pharmaceuticals—focuses on occupational exposure to pharmaceutical substances, as well as spills and leakage of antibiotics on surfaces

General Topics—covers investigations of outdoor environmental surface particulate; microbiological contamination on surfaces; assessments of properties contaminated with methamphetamine; and more.

Table of Contents

Kevin Ashley, Michael J. Brisson, Kenneth T. White

George Murnyak, Hsieng-Ye Chang

Roger D. Lewis, Daren Chen

Kevin Ashley, Tamara J. Wise, Eric J. Esswein

Eric J. Esswein, Mark F. Boeniger, Kevin Ashley

Kenneth T. White, F. G. Dewalt, David C. Cox, Richard Schmehl, Warren Friedman, Eugene A. Pinzer

David C. Cox, F. Gary Dewalt, Kenneth T. White, Richard Schmehl, Warren Friedman, Eugene A. Pinzer

Kenneth T. White, F. Gary Dewalt, David C. Cox, Richard Schmehl, Warren Friedman, Eugene A. Pinzer

Anoop Agrawal, Lori Adams, Akshay Agrawal, John P. Cronin, Juan Carlos Lopez Tonazzi, Brandy Duran

Linda D. Youmans-McDonald, Mike Brisson, Maureen Bernard, Anoop Agrawal, John P. Cronin, Lori Adams

M. McCawley

John R. Kominsky, James R. Millette

James R. Millette

Tracy A. Kimmel, Robert G. Sussman, Robert H. Ku, Allan W. Ader

Olle Nygren, Roger Lindahl

Olle Nygren, Roger Lindahl

James R. Millette, Harry L. Rook, Steven Compton

Roger D. Lewis, Jason Kennedy, Mason Andruskiewicz, Christopher A. Brown, Sridhar Condoor

Morten Reeslev, Jan C. Nielsen, Lisa Rogers

John E. Snawder, Cynthia A. F. Striley, Eric J. Esswein, Jeremy Hessel, Deborah L. Sammons, Shirley A. Robertson, Belinda C. Johnson, Barbara A. MacKenzie, Jerry P. Smith, Cynthia V. Walker

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Developed by Committee: D22
Pages: 310
DOI: 10.1520/STP1533-EB
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-8894-5
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-7519-8