Training Library

Training Video 1 - Soil and Water VOA Vial Collection

Please check out this instructional video if you would like information on how to properly fill vials for soil and water analysis that require VOA vials like VOC and VPH.  This video, featuring Theresa Ferrentino, demonstrates how to fill methanol, sodium bisulfate and DI water for soil samples and HCL vials for water without air bubbles.

Training Video 2 - Chain-of-Custody (COC) Demonstration

Check out this video for step-by-step instructions on how to fill out a Chain-of Custody (COC).  Each section of this document is discussed by Theresa Ferrentino.  The video covers contact information, project proposal number, data deliverable requirements, sample name, description, date/time samples are collected, analysis required, signature with date and time, turnaround time requested, state forms, required detection limits and more!

Training Video 3 - Air Sample Collection with a Summa Canister

This video demonstrates the proper techniques to sample air with a summa canister; for both grab and integrated air samples.  Con-Test Air Laboratory Analyst, Tom Hnitecki, shows step-by-step on how to remove the cap, collect the air sample and replace the cap with the correct wrench needed to make sure the air gauge and filter is properly attached.