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Fundamentals of Environmental Sampling Training Program – BC

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Fundamentals of Environmental Sampling is a Maxxam introductory training course developed for junior to intermediate environmental staff, and anyone interested in a refresher on practices and procedures for representative sample collection.

The program provides theoretical and hands-on training on key stages in the lifecycle of an analytical project from a field perspective. It includes (1) Project Planning, (2) Sample Collection Procedures and (3) Sample Submission. The content is delivered by Maxxam, in a mixed-style combining classroom with outdoor hands-on training, followed by a guided tour of Maxxam’s local environmental testing laboratory.

Participants will receive training on:

  • Regulatory requirements and industry best practices for the development of analytical project plans, as well as sample collection techniques
  • How to collect representative environmental samples
  • Impact of sampling technique to data quality
  • How to properly collect soil and water matrix samples, including F1/BTEX in soils, VOCs in water, metals in water (dissolved phase) and F2-F4 hydrocarbons in soil
  • How to properly fill out a Chain of Custody
  • How to properly pack a cooler and submit samples to the laboratory

Why should you attend this program?

  • To build a strong foundation of skills; the content addresses the “how” but also, very importantly”, the “why”
  • To receive hands-on training; the theory may be easy to follow but the practical portion in an outdoor environment setting is most effective at delivering the take-home messages
  • To absorb condensed material, delivered in a format that makes it easy to remember
  • To learn from qualified and experienced instructors in the field of site assessment and remediation
  • This is one of the only training programs tailored specifically for environmental field staff

Register today – as there are a limited number of seats available!

Date/Time
Date(s) - 13/05/2019
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location
Maxxam Analytics



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Donna Garbutt, M.B.A. Chief Executive Officer Maxxam is the Canadian market leader in analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries and a member of the Bureau Veritas Group of companies – a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services. We support critical decisions made by our customers through the application of rigorous science and the knowledge and expertise of our over 2200 employees. Our annual Corporate Responsibility Report outlines our efforts to continually improve our business performance and practices. Its publication is an industry first and an integral part of our commitment to success with responsibility. LinkedIn
Maxxam Analytics Maxxam is the Canadian market leader in analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries and a member of the Bureau Veritas Group of companies – a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services. We support critical decisions made by our customers through the application of rigorous science and the knowledge and expertise of our over 2200 employees. Our annual Corporate Responsibility Report outlines our efforts to continually improve our business performance and practices. Its publication is an industry first and an integral part of our commitment to success with responsibility.
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