MVA Scientific Consultants is pleased to announce that it will offer its popular course “Fundamentals of Asbestos Analysis by Transmission Electron Microscopy” on October 11th-13th, 2005. Industrial Hygienists and other environmental lab personnel are encouraged to attend. Diplomates of The American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH®) can receive 3.0 Certification Maintenance (CM) Points for successfully completing the course.
Instructors for the course will be the Firm’s James R. Millette, Ph.D., and Research Scientist Pronda Few, B.S. “There are over 30 recognized TEM methods for asbestos analysis from air to water to dust to building materials,” says Dr. Jim Millette, “It is important that industrial hygienists have a broad understanding of how the asbestos numbers are produced by microscopy,” Millette added.
“Fundamentals of Asbestos Analysis by Transmission Electron Microscopy” is just one in a series of microscopy courses offered by MVA Scientific Consultants. The Firm works with a range of clients to broaden their microanalytical knowledge and capabilities through leading-edge training, high-level presentations, and client-commissioned research.
For more information about this or other instructional events offered by MVA Scientific Consultants, please contact Dr. Jim Millette at jmillette[.]mvainc.com.
About MVA Scientific Consultants
MVA Scientific Consultants (mvainc.com) provides critical analysis and support for a variety of public and private sector interests through the use of electron and light microscopy. Clients from across the world seek out the Firm to help address unique challenges involving QA/QC, litigation, industrial hygiene, environmental forensics and a host of other issues.