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Main Title USEPA Quality Assurance Auditor Is Scheduled for a Visit: What Can I Expect.
Author Childers, L. O. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. National Exposure Research Lab.;Air and Waste Management Association, Pittsburgh, PA.
Publisher 1995
Year Published 1995
Report Number EPA/600/A-95/146;
Stock Number PB96-139134
Additional Subjects Air pollution monitoring ; Audits ; Data collection ; Remote sensing ; Standards compliance ; Laboratory tests ; Fourier transformation ; Infrared spectroscopy ; Requirements ; Forms(Paper) ; Administrative procedures ; Quality assurance ; Reprints ;
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NTIS  PB96-139134 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 05/18/1996
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Abstract
Environmental studies involving data collection activities conducted by or for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) are required to undergo a review of their data collection activities. This review is usually in the form of an independent quality assurance (QA) audit. Those studies involving open-path Fourier transform infrared (OP/FTIR) monitoring are also expected to meet this requirement. To help evaluate the effectiveness of QA programs designed for OP/FTIR studies, an audit questionnaire was developed. This questionnaire provides a meaningful tool in assessing the study's compliance with Agency and laboratory QA requirements and currently accepted quality control (QC) procedures. This paper introduces this audit questionnaire and discusses the basis for its development.