Arsenic in Airborne Dust Seminar
|The South West Regional Group (SWRG) of the Geological Society held a half-day seminar on “ Arsenic in Airborne Dust ” on 26th September 2014. JGP organised the event on behalf of the SWRG together with support from Cornwall Council.
The speakers and presentations included:
· Rod Smith, Associate Director at JGP presented “Arsenic contaminated dust and significance of the inhalation pathway in current risk assessment”
· Barbara Parsons, Cornwall Air Quality Unit (CAQU) presented “Monitoring of dust on our sites in Devon & Cornwall”
· Ben Williams of DustScan Ltd presented “Techniques for dust characterisation and sampling”
· Phil Hellier from Chemtest presented “Laboratory techniques for assessing respiratory bioaccessible arsenic”
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