This webinar will outline the limitations of PCM in these scenarios, and examine ATEM analytical results for a range of bulk & airborne samples.
A bit more about our presenters…
Dr Ronan Tartivel
Dr Ronan Tartivel is ITGA’s National Technical Manager in HAZMAT analysis, specialising in fibres detection by Transmission and Scanning Electron Microscopy, as well as the R&D Team Leader in asbestos and nanoparticles analysis. After his Master and PhD in Material Science in 2007 with a thesis focused on Atomic Force Microscopy, TEM & SEM, Dr Tartivel joined the CNRS (National Centre for Scientific Research) as a Research Engineer in microscopy and imaging platform using TEM and SEM, until 2012 when he joined ITGA. Dr Tartivel is a member of the French Association for Standardization (AFNOR) in the ambient air workgroup. He is also assessor for the French Committee for Accreditation (Cofrac) for the ISO/IEC 17025, asbestos detection and identification.
Michael is a Charted Chemist, Certified Occupational Hygienist and Fellow of the AIOH. Michael’s recent involvement in the asbestos industry includes Presidency of the Asbestos Industry Association Queensland from 1997 to 2018. He is also a member of the Workplace Health and Safety Queensland Asbestos Safety Training Industry Reference Group; acts as society advisor to the Asbestos Related Disease Support Society QLD (ARDSSQ) and is a NATA technical assessor for asbestos identification and counting. Michael previously sat on the Workplace Health and Safety Queensland Asbestos Working Party for development of Asbestos Removal Work Compliance and Advisory Standard (1996) and during 2010 was a member of both the Safework Australia Asbestos Model Regulations Temporary Advisory Group and its Assessor Steering Committee Group.
FAMANZ CPD Points
Attendance at this webinar will attract 1/2 CPD point (Category B).