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Main Title Technical Assistance Document: Quality Assurance Guideline for Visible Emission Training Programs.
Author Blagun, Barbara E. ;
CORP Author PEDCo-Environmental, Inc., Durham, NC.;Environmental Monitoring Systems Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC.
Year Published 1983
Report Number EPA-68-02-3431; EPA-600/4-83-011;
Stock Number PB83-193656
Additional Subjects Quality assurance ; Guidelines ; Visibility ; Air pollution control ; Specialized training ; Instructional materials ; Law enforcement ; Regulations ; Plumes ; Opacity ;
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NTIS  PB83-193656 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 165p
This document describes procedures and outlines technical guidance for assistance in establishing effective visible emission observer training programs. Smoke generator operating information is presented and appendices gives examples of sample classroom training lectures as well as audit forms and statistical techniques used to access the quality of a training program. The adherence of visible emissions training programs to the materials in this document should result in improved and consistent levels of observer training. This documentation will aid enforcement programs in demonstrating that the observers were trained without biases and in a professional manner.