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A Review of Lead Sampling, Analytical and Data Evaluation Approaches

A Review of Lead Sampling, Analytical and Data Evaluation Approaches

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 1:30 P.M. EDT

About This Webinar:

Lead is a significant environmental and occupational contaminant that has been recognized as a toxicity hazard for thousands of years. Lead can be found in all parts of our environment – the air, the soil, the water, and even inside our homes. Lead and lead compounds have been used beneficially in a wide variety of products found in and around our homes, including paint, ceramics, pipes and plumbing materials, solders, gasoline, batteries, ammunition and cosmetics. Lead may enter the environment from these past and current uses.

Federal and state regulatory standards have helped to reduce the amount of lead in air, drinking water, soil, consumer products, food, and occupational settings. It is often necessary to evaluate lead concentrations through the analysis of material, wipe and air samples to evaluate compliance with these regulations as well as site clean-up specifications.

The purpose of this webinar is to provide a basic overview of air sampling, wipe sampling, and paint sampling approaches for Lead contamination. Applicable Lead regulatory levels and data evaluation approaches will also be reviewed.

Topics the Presentation Will Cover:

  • Health Effects of Lead
  • Routes of Exposure
  • Prior to Collecting Samples, Have a Plan For Data Evaluation
  • Relative Comparisons
  • Comparing Results To Action Levels Or Regulatory Criteria
  • Lab Analysis and Requirements
  • Air, Wipe, and Paint Sample Collection

Who Should Attend?

  • Indoor Air Quality Consultants
  • Industrial Hygienists
  • Environmental Consultants
  • Occupational Health Professionals
  • Risk Managers
  • Safety Managers
  • Field Sampling Personnel
  • Medical Professionals
  • Child Care Professionals
  • Social Workers


A question and answer session will immediately follow the presentation. At the conclusion of each webinar, you will be asked for your feedback and opinions for future webinar topics to be developed by TestAmerica.

August 14, 2018


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PDH Credit:

All webinar attendees will receive a certificate of attendance with PDH Credit issued by TestAmerica. Certificates will be emailed two days following the presentation. Contact your state to determine whether these credits meet the guidelines set forth by your state's board.


The Presenter:

Mike McGee

Industrial Hygiene

Laboratory Director, TestAmerica

To view a recorded version of this webinar, please contact patricia.mcisaac@testamericainc.com.