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February 25, 2021 - Aspiring Professionals "Life of a Sample" Event
Thursday, February 25, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM EST
Category: Events

The Aspiring Professional Committee will be conducting a training session “Life of a Sample." This is a free event for Aspiring Professionals and will be presented by SGS Labs.

Course Date: February 25, 2021
Course Time: 5pm – 6pm
Networking: 6pm - 6:30pm (optional)          

Instructors:  

  • Melissa Falica, Account Manager, SGS North America Inc.
  • Caitlin Brice, M.S., General Manager – Orlando and Dayton, SGS North America Inc.

Moderator: Ken Haduch, LSRP, Environmental Resources Management (ERM)

Description: The goal of this informative technical presentation is to follow the life of a sample: from its collection by an environmental professional, transport to the lab, its analysis, and eventual disposal. Having a strong understanding of the way a laboratory processes a sample will assist the environmental professional in placing a sample bottle order, preparing the chain of custody/sample labeling, interacting with the laboratory, and eventually obtaining the data you need for your project.

This training will focus on the importance of a Chain of Custody (COC) and what happens to a sample once it enters the possession of the laboratory. Students of this course will strengthen their understanding of the “whats, whys, and hows” of the laboratory processes.

Registration Fee: Free

Register for the February 25, 2021 - Aspiring Professionals "Life of a Sample" Event