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The Performance of Laboratories Analysing α-Quartz in the Workplace Analysis Scheme for Proficiency (WASP)
Annals of Occupational Hygiene
The Workplace Analysis Scheme for Proficiency (WASP) is a proficiency testing (PT) scheme for the analysis of occupational hygiene and environmental air samples and is operated in the United Kingdom by the Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) on behalf of the Health & Safety Executive (HSE). One of the 26 analytes available to laboratories is silica (α-quartz) on 25 mm Gelman GLA5000 filters. This paper investigates the performance of laboratories participating in the scheme since the HSL tookdoi:10.1093/annhyg/meg026 pmid:12765867 fatcat:imhsbzs5cfctlijompjzl5ejau