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Water Management Society Conference - Cradle to Grave

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Cradle to Grave

Sampling to Test Reports – Addressing Questions from Industry

 

22nd March 2018 - SCI, London, SW1X 8PS

 

09:30 – 09:50           Registration and Refreshments

09:50 – 10:00           Welcome by Chairman

10:00 – 10:30           “Which Standard should I Follow?”

  Simon Hughes, Independent Consultant

                                    A brief overview of ISO standards 5667-1 & 19458

                                    Where should I use BS 7592, 8554 & 8558?

                                    What about HTM 04-01 in Healthcare?

10:30 – 11:00           “UKAS Accredited Laboratory Test Reports”

                                  Janette Yeo, UKAS

                                    ISO/IEC17025

                                    Decoding test reports

                                    Detection and enumeration of Legionella –

     reporting under accreditation

11:00 – 11:30           Coffee break

11:30 – 12:00           “Legionella Sample Size Reporting

  Requirements”

  Jennifer Newton, Express Micro Science

                                    ISO 11731:2016

                                    Sample volumes

                                    Limits of detection

12:00 – 12:30           “New Testing Technologies”

  Derren Ready, Clinical Scientist, Head,

  Respiratory and Systemic Bacteria

  Section PHE -  National Infection Service

                                    Advantages

                                    Limitations

                                    Practical applications

12:30 – 13:00           Roundtable Q&A

                                    Questions to the panel from the delegates

13:00 – 14:00           Lunch

14:00 – 14:30           “WMSoc Factsheets”

                                 Elise Maynard

                                    qPCR

                                    MALDIToF

                                    IMS

14:30 – 15:00           “In-house Water Testing – Real-life Experiences”

                                  Dr Paul McDermott, PJM-HS Consulting Ltd.

                                    Why sample and test?

                                    What problems may be encountered?

                                    What are the benefits of in-house testing?

                                    How to test effectively?

                                    What are the drawbacks?

15:00 – 15:30           “HSE – Testing & Monitoring Legionella

  Duncan Smith, HM Principal Specialist Inspector

  of Health & Safety (Occupational Hygiene) HSE

                                    Who can be appointed?

                                    How do I test?

                                    How often should I test?

                                    How do I interpret results?

                                    Current HSE position on qPCR

15:30 – 16:00           Roundtable Q&A

                                    Questions to the panel from the delegates

16:00 – 16:15           Summary, Close and Refreshments

 

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Society Of Chemical Industry
14-15 Belgrave Square
London
Greater London
SW1X 8PS
United Kingdom

Room: Lecture Theatre

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