The importance of correct sampling for occupational chemical exposure monitoring
Join us in the Yarning Circle for an overview from staff of the Queensland Health Forensic and Scientific Services Organic Chemistry section on the importance of correct sampling for occupational chemical exposure monitoring. Key topic areas
• Do you know what you’re looking for? What to do if you don’t
• What you can do on-site and what you can’t
• Whole air sampling versus sorbents
• Active and passive sampling
• Future directions and capabilities
Dr Ashley Tronoff, MRACI CChem is a chemist for Queensland Health Forensic and Scientific Services in the Organic Chemistry / Environmental Contaminants section. He is responsible for the the analysis of biological materials for occupational and intentional exposure to a wide range of pesticides, herbicides and persistent organic pollutants such as PCBs and PFAS. Along the way he has picked up NATA, TGA, and Biosecurity Australia accreditation and has been appointed a State Analyst under the Health Act 1937 and Public Health Act 2005. He is Secretary for the QLD Branch of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI), and Chair of the RACI QLD Analytical & Environmental Chemistry Group.
David Pass is a senior chemist at Queensland Health Forensic and Scientific Services (QHFSS). David has been with QHFSS for ten years and manages a small team involved in the sampling and measurement of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in air and water. Since graduating with an honours degree in 1992 he has been fortunate to work in many of the disciplines of chemistry; industry, academia, forensics and public health. David is also a volunteer with the Scientific Unit of the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES).
Date: Thursday 26 September, 5:30 pm for 6 pm start Location: WSP Brisbane Office, 900 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley 4006 Cost: Attendance $20 to AIOH members | $30 Non-Members Schedule:
5:30 – 6:00 Networking – light refreshments
6:00 AIOH News & Introduction
6:05 – 7:00 Presentation
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