Corbin Scientific Investigations, LLC is committed to continuous quality improvement in all aspects of our work. Services provided by Corbin Scientific shall reflect those actions identified as best practices in the field of industrial hygiene.
We ensure reliable results through standardization of methodologies utilized for investigations and sampling throughout the life-cycle of our projects. These methods include use of strict forensic techniques when taking samples, chain-of-custody, and documentation of sampling locations for an audit trail. Sampling media will be labeled with project information, a unique identifier, and shall remain in proximity to the documentation to ensure consistent handling and integrity of samples.
To ensure proper standards and methods are utilized for sample collection and analysis, Corbin Scientific regularly reviews resources such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Technical Manual, the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Manual of Analytical Methods, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Selected Analytical Methods for Environmental Remediation and Recovery and updates its methodologies to reflect these practices.
Laboratory Quality Assurance
Corbin Scientific, utilizes laboratories accredited through industry best-practice programs, such as the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Industrial Hygiene Laboratory Accreditation Program for industrial hygiene and industrial lead; and the National Environmental Lab Accreditation Program, as well as the Texas Department of State Health Services Mold Assessment Company; and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, among others. The Corbin Scientific Senior Industrial Hygiene Consultant regularly reviews the results against sample blanks to identify any discrepancies. Any unusual results in sample integrity will be discussed immediately with the Laboratory Manager.