Field Operations, Sampling

Marine Chemist Service’s Field Operations division not only performs most of the IH sampling mentioned for Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and Industrial Hygienists (IH) but also provides sampling to identify potential environmental concerns. Below is a listing of their additional capabilities:
Hazardous Waste Sampling
  • Bulk Materials and Debris for TCLP metals, etc.
  • Drum Sampling (e.g. 55 gallon drums)
  • HazWOPER Inspections
  • Sandblast Grit
  • Sludge
  • Soil (Composite, Core and Surface)
  • Tanks (of varying depths)
Water Sampling
  • Drinking Water
  • Groundwater
  • Storm Water Run-off
  • Wastewater
  • Water from Natural Sources  (e.g. rivers)
Additional Field Sampling and Monitoring
  • Core Sampling
  • Stack Emissions Monitoring
  • Wipe Sampling
Field Analysis
  • AFFF (fire fighting foam)
  • Breathing Air (low-pressure,    Grade D)
  • Chloride
  • Chlorine (in water, as well as air)
  • Conductivity
  • Dissolved Oxygen
  • Hardness
  • Humidity and Temperature
  • pH (i.e. how acidic or basic)
  • Silica
  • Specific Gravity (including for ship “incline” or stability determinations)
Other Services
  • Consultation
  • Phase I Site Assessments
  • Provide Proper Sample Containers for MCS Laboratory Analysis
  • Provide Reference Literature on Proper Sampling Techniques and Equipment
  • Sample Pickup and Delivery

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