Bulk Analysis Assessment

Training records

Have at least 20 audit bulk samples been analysed to a satisfactory standard, with all six types analysed in last calendar year?

Analyst up to date on monthly Qcs?

Has the analyst competed in the last round of AIMS ?

Has analyst passed Ishihara Eye test? If no, clarify situation in comments.

Analyst conversant with the procedures for the safe use of the fume cabinet and its operation?

Fume Cabinet daily checks completed; Aware of min airflow and daily housekeeping?

Cargille liquids in date and details recorded in system ?

Equipment in lab being used in service and calibration dates . ie Vacc , Fume cupboard , Stereo and PLM Microscopes . Please record all details

Analysts aware of Emergency Procedures and how to locate them, Including Spill kit?

Analyst conversant with the techniques for preparation of samples for analysis in accordance with HSG 248?

Analyst conversant with “typical” contents/proportions of asbestos in commonly manufactured products?

Is there sufficient preparation equipment available ?

Is the analyst aware of the number of points per sample type and maximum number that can be undertaken within a day before additional quality rechecks are required

Is the analyst aware of the percentage of samples that require re-checking when the maximum number of samples has been exceeded?

Aware of No. of sub samples for negative samples and time to spend for each?

Analyst questioned on the content of HSG 248 Appendix 2 including all potential problems, we're answers correct ?

Can the Analyst use paper based forms as well as Lab tracker to record information?

Is there an up to date lab air test?

Sample analysis witnessed

Materials analysed on audit

Job no and sample no

Has analyst set up PLM microscope correctly as described in the In- House procedures?

Each element of analysis completed correctly with PLM set up correctly for each phase?

Lab tracker completed correctly and all sections legible? includes milestones

Analyst Results (Auditee)
Actual Content (Auditor check)

Was the correct asbestos type found by the analyst ?

Audit notes / comments

Acceptance of audit findings

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