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Industrial Hygiene Laboratory. Quality Control - 587.
NIOSH 1983 Jul:400 pages
The quality control of an industrial hygiene laboratory is reviewed. Statistical and administrative techniques are provided for a quality control program. The registration and orientation of trainees are explained. Laboratory quality program requirements are defined. A method of record keeping and planning for the trainee is presented. The legal requirements of a quality control laboratory are described. A process for taking corrective action in the event of mistakes or equipment failure is given. The Government Industry Data Exchange Program is discussed in depth. Calibration procedures are outlined. Reference standards are used for inter laboratory quality control and for procurement. Elementary statistics such as frequency distribution, central tendency, variability, normality, and control charts are explained so that the trainee may regulate the standardization of the product. Examples of the use of control charts under special situations and for special applications are given.
NIOSH-Author; Quantitative-analysis; Analytical-models; Industrial-equipment; Hygiene; Training; Laboratory-testing; Industrial-hygiene; Clothing; Equipment-design;
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Division of Training and Manpower Development, NIOSH, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 400 pages
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