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 Brisson, Kenneth White

George Murnyak, Hsieng-Ye Chang

Roger Lewis, Daren Chen

Kevin Ashley, Tamara Wise, Eric Esswein

Eric Esswein, Mark Boeniger, Kevin Ashley

Kenneth White, F. Dewalt, David Cox, Richard Schmehl, Warren Friedman, Eugene Pinzer

David Cox, F. Dewalt, Kenneth White, Richard Schmehl, Warren Friedman, Eugene Pinzer

Kenneth White, F. Dewalt, David Cox, Richard Schmehl, Warren Friedman, Eugene Pinzer

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

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

M. McCawley

John Kominsky, James Millette

James Millette

Tracy Kimmel, Robert Sussman, Robert Ku, Allan Ader

Olle Nygren, Roger Lindahl

Olle Nygren, Roger Lindahl

James Millette, Harry Rook, Steven Compton

Roger Lewis, Jason Kennedy, Mason Andruskiewicz, Christopher Brown, Sridhar Condoor

Morten Reeslev, Jan Nielsen, Lisa Rogers

John Snawder, Cynthia A. Striley, Eric Esswein, Jeremy Hessel, Deborah Sammons, Shirley Robertson, Belinda Johnson, Barbara MacKenzie, Jerry Smith, Cynthia 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