ELAP WEBINAR 5 – TECHNICAL CRITERIA FOR CHEMISTRY METHODS AND EQUIPMENT
Chemistry methods and equipment in an ELAP lab
This webinar will discuss concepts related to spectrophotometric, titration, specific ion electrode, gravimetric, gas chromatography, and others. Principles of techniques, chemistry involved, and detection will be discussed. Aspects of drinking water testing as specified in 40 CFR Part 141 will be reviewed along with recent changes to the 2016 TNI Standard.
Dr. Francis has extensive experience in chemistry and biology. He is currently a principal with SAW Environmental (2004 to present). He was owner/operator of a large environmental laboratory in Nevada prior to becoming a full-time consultant. He performs and manages third‐party laboratory audits for several states, QA/QC consulting to individual laboratories, and provides internal audits, data integrity training, and data validation to private and governmental laboratories. Dr. Francis is a contract assessor for IAS assessing laboratories to ISO/IEC 17025 and various TNI Standards. He is a fully qualified NELAC assessor in organic and inorganic chemistry, microbiology, cryptosporidium, radiochemistry, solids, aqueous, tissue, and air. He is an EPA-approved drinking water certification officer in all areas available.