This course is intended for waste regulation engineers, officers and managers, laboratory staff. QC-QA specialists, environmentalists, geochemists, biologists, toxicologists Discussion on disposal of wastes in landfills, marine environment, incineration, vitrification, chemical, biological treatments, and utilization of recycled wastes in agriculture.
This course offers a broad overview to the state-of-the-science and practice of compliant sampling, extraction (leaching) protocols, and ICP-AES, ICP-MS and MIP-AES analysis for hazardous liquid and solid wastes. The course will address regulations and ecological risk assessment.
The agenda includes the following subjects:
a. Sampling plan.
b. Sampling devices.
c. National and international regulatory leaching tests.
d. Factors influencing contaminant leachability.
e. Critical evaluation of ICP-AES, ICP-MS and MIP-AES using conventional figures of merit (LOD, matrix induced interference effects.
f. Risk assessment for decision making.
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