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Date of Accreditation

30 Aug 1982

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Newcastle Biology Laboratory ALS Environmental

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for enteric protozoa Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Marine waters; Potable waters; Recycled waters; Sewage (including biosolids and sediments); Swimming pool and spa waters Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts - Detection and enumeration Centrifugation; Filtration; Immunomagnetic separation; Microscopic examination in-house method MM546
Analysis for microorganisms Estuarine waters; Fresh waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Marine waters; Potable waters; Purified and processed waters; Recycled waters; Sewage; Swimming pool and spa waters Pseudomonas aeruginosa Membrane filter

AS 4276.13 (in-house method MW010)

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Defined substrate technology

AS 4276.21 (in-house method MW004)

Plate count Membrane filter

APHA 9215 (in-house method MW040)

Heterotrophic colony count Pour plate

AS 4276.3 (in-house method MW002)

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Membrane filter

AS 4276.5 (in-house method MW006)

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms Membrane filter

AS 4276.5 (in-house method MW007)

Legionella pneumophila; Legionella spp. Spread plate

AS 3896 (in-house method MW021)

Enterococci Membrane filter

AS 4276.9 (in-house method MW023)

Fresh waters; Potable waters; Recycled waters; Sewage Clostridium perfringens Membrane filter in-house method MM506
Analysis for planktonic microalgae and cyanobacteria Fresh waters; Industrial waters; Swimming pool and spa waters Enumeration; Identification; Potentially toxic Cyanobacteria - Identification to genus level; Potentially toxic Cyanobacteria - Identification to species level Microscopic examination

in-house method MW024-025

Cyanobacteria - Biovolume Microscopic examination

in-house method MW024-025

Fresh waters; Potable waters Cyanobacteria - Total - 16s rRNA gene; Cylindrospermopsin gene; Microcystin/Nodularin gene; Saxitoxin gene PCR - Quantitative (qPCR) in-house method MM316
Sample collection Estuarine waters; Industrial waters - Treated, recirculating; Potable waters Not applicable Grab

in-house method EN 67

Newcastle Chemistry Laboratory ALS Environmental

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Agribusiness

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for residues and contaminants (including pesticide residues, excluding veterinary chemicals residues) Vegetation Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE)

in-house method EK040V

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for elements Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Potable waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Chromium UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 3500 Cr Method D and in-house method EG050

Analysis for hydrocarbons Air - Ambient; Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Emissions - Industrial; Landfill gas; Passivated cannisters; Soil vapour intrusion 1,2,3-Trimethylbenzene (1,2,3-TMB, hemimellitene); 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene (1,2,4-TMB, pseudo-cumene); 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene (1,3,5-TMB, mesitylene); 1,3-Diethylbenzene (m-diethylbenzene); 1,4-Diethylbenzene (p-diethylbenzene); 1-Hexene; 1-Pentene; 2,2-Dimethylbutane; 2,3,4-Trimethylpentane; 2,3-Dimethylpentane; 2,4-Dimethylpentane; 2-Ethyltoluene; 2-Methyl-1,3-butadiene; 2-Methylbutane (isopentane); 2-Methylheptane; 2-Methylhexane; 2-Methylpentane (isohexane); 3-Ethyltoluene; 3-Methylheptane; 3-Methylhexane; 3-Methylpentane; 4-Ethyltoluene; Benzene; Butane (n-butane); Butene; Cyclohexane; Cyclopentane; Decane (n-decane); Dodecane (n-dodecane); Ethylbenzene; Heptane (n-heptane); Hexane (n-hexane); Isobutane; Isooctane; Isopropylbenzene (cumene); Methylcyclohexane; Methylcyclopentane; Naphthalene; Nonane (n-nonane); Octane (n-octane); Pentane (n-pentane); Propane; Propene (propylene); Styrene (ethenyl benzene); Toluene; Undecane (n-undecane, hendecane, n-hendecane); cis-2-Butene; cis-2-Pentene; m-Xylene; n-Propylbenzene; o-Xylene; p-Xylene; trans-2-Butene; trans-2-Pentene GC-MS

in-house method EP101-H

Air - Ambient; Air - Indoor; Emissions - Industrial; Landfill gas; Soil vapour intrusion 1,2,4,5-Tetramethylbenzene (2,5-dimethyl-p-xylene); 1,2,4-Triethylbenzene; 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene (1,2,4-TMB, pseudo-cumene); 1,2-Diethylbenzene (o-diethylbenzene); 1,2-Dimethyl-3-ethylbenzene (ethyldimethylbenzene, 3-ethyl-o-xylene); 1,2-Dimethyl-4-ethylbenzene (4-ethyl-o-xylene); 1,3,5-Triethylbenzene; 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene (1,3,5-TMB, mesitylene); 1,3-Dimethyl-2-ethylbenzene (2-ethyl-m-xylene); 1,3-Dimethyl-5-ethylbenzene (5-ethyl-m-xylene); 1,4-Dimethyl-2-ethylbenzene (2-ethyl-p-xylene); 1-Methyl-2-isopropylbenzene (2-isopropyltoluene, o-isopropyltoluene); 1-Methyl-3-isopropylbenzene (3-isopropyltoluene, m-isopropyltoluene); 1-Methyl-3-propylbenzene (3-propyltoluene, m-propyltoluene); 1-Methyl-4-propylbenzene (4-propyltoluene, p-propyltoluene); 1-tert-Butyl-2-methylbenzene (o-tert-butyltoluene, 2-tert-butyltoluene); 1-tert-Butyl-3,5-dimethylbenzene (5-tert-butyl-m-xylene); 1-tert-Butyl-4-ethylbenzene; 2-Ethyltoluene; 2-Propyltoluene; 3-Ethyltoluene; 4-Ethyltoluene; Benzene; Butane (n-butane); Butylbenzene; Decane (n-decane); Ethylbenzene; Heptane (n-heptane); Hexane (n-hexane); Hexylbenzene (1-phenylhexane); Isopropyl toluene; Isopropylbenzene (cumene); Nonane (n-nonane); Octane (n-octane); Pentane (n-pentane); Propylbenzene; Toluene; Undecane (n-undecane, hendecane, n-hendecane); m-Xylene; n-Butylbenzene; n-Propylbenzene; o-Xylene; p-Xylene; sec-Butylbenzene; tert-Butylbenzene GC-MS in-house method EP096
(Other Hydrocarbons >C12, Aromatic >C12 and Aliphatic >C12 in accordance with EN/02)

Air - Ambient; Carbon tubes; Passive samplers Naphthalene GC-MS

in-house methods EP091 and ORG/51

1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane; 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (1,1,1-TCA, methyl chloroform, chlorothene); 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane (acetylene tetrachloride); 1,1,2-Trichloroethane (1,1,2-TCA, vinyl trichloride); 1,1-Dichloroethane (1,1-DCA); 1,1-Dichloropropene; 1,2 Dibromoethane (ethylene dibromide, EDB); 1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene; 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (allyl trichloride); 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene (1,2,4-TCB); 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP); 1,2-Dichlorobenzene (o-dichlorobenzene); 1,2-Dichloroethane (1,2-DCA, ethylene dichloride); 1,2-Dichloropropane (propylene dichloride); 1,3-Dichlorobenzene (m-dichlorobenzene); 1,3-Dichloropropane; 1,4-Dichlorobenzene (p-dichlorobenzene); 2,2-Dichloropropane; 2-Chlorotoluene (o-chlorotoluene); 4-Chlorotoluene (p-chlorotoluene); Bromobenzene (phenylbromide); Bromochloromethane (chlorobromomethane); Bromodichloromethane (dichlorobromomethane); Bromoform (tribromomethane); Carbon tetrachloride (tetrachloromethane); Chlorobenzene (benzene chloride, monochlorobenzene); Dibromochloromethane (chlorodibromomethane); Dibromomethane; Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene (hexachlorobutadiene, HCBD); Hexachlorobenzene (HCB); Tetrachloroethene (perchloroethylene, perchloroethene, tetrachloroethylene); Trichloroethene (trichloroethylene, TCE); Trichloromethane (chloroform); cis-1,2-Dichloroethene; cis-1,3-Dichloropropene (cis-1,3-dichloropropylene); trans-1,2-Dichloroethene (trans-1,2-DCE, trans-1,2-dichloroethylene); trans-1,3-Dichloropropene (trans-1,3-dichloropropylene) GC-MS

in-house methods EP091 and ORG/51

1-Heptene; Cyclohexane; Decane (n-decane); Heptane (n-heptane); Hexane (n-hexane); Isooctane; Nonane (n-nonane); Octane (n-octane) GC-MS

in-house methods EP091 and ORG/51

1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene (1,2,4-TMB, pseudo-cumene); 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene (1,3,5-TMB, mesitylene); 1-Methyl-4-isopropylbenzene (4-isopropyltoluene, p-isopropyltoluene); Benzene; Ethylbenzene; Isopropylbenzene (cumene); Styrene (ethenyl benzene); Toluene; m-Xylene; n-Butylbenzene; n-Propylbenzene; o-Xylene; p-Xylene; sec-Butylbenzene; tert-Butylbenzene GC-MS

in-house methods EP091 and ORG/51

4-Methyl-2-pentanone (methyl isobutyl ketone, MIBK); Acetone; Butanone (methyl ethyl ketone, MEK, 2-butanone) GC-MS

in-house methods EP091 and ORG/51

Air - Ambient; Monitoring filters; Sorbent tubes Acenaphthene; Acenaphthylene (acenaphthalene); Anthracene; Benz(a)anthracene; Benzo(a)pyrene; Benzo(b,k)fluoranthene; Benzo(g,h,i)perylene; Chrysene; Dibenz(a,h)anthracene; Fluoranthene (benzo[j,k]fluorene); Fluorene; Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene; Naphthalene; Phenanthrene; Pyrene GC-MS

in-house methods EP077, ORG/46 and ORG/50

Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Emissions - Industrial; Passivated cannisters Butane (n-butane); Butene; Ethane; Ethene (ethylene); Methane; Propane; Propene (propylene) GC-FID; GC-TCD

in-house method EP104

Air - Confined spaces; Emissions - Industrial; Passivated cannisters 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (1,1,1-TCA, methyl chloroform, chlorothene); 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane (acetylene tetrachloride); 1,1,2-Trichloro-1,2,2-trifluoroethane (freon 113' trichlorotrifluoroethane); 1,1,2-Trichloroethane (1,1,2-TCA, vinyl trichloride); 1,1-Dichloroethane (1,1-DCA); 1,1-Dichloroethene (1,1-DCE, vinylidene chloride); 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene (1,2,4-TCB); 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene (1,2,4-TMB, pseudo-cumene); 1,2-Dibromomethane; 1,2-Dichlorobenzene (o-dichlorobenzene); 1,2-Dichloroethane (1,2-DCA, ethylene dichloride); 1,2-Dichloropropane (propylene dichloride); 1,2-Dichlorotetrafluoroethane (freon-114); 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene (1,3,5-TMB, mesitylene); 1,3-Dichlorobenzene (m-dichlorobenzene); 1,4-Dichlorobenzene (p-dichlorobenzene); 4-Methyl-2-pentanone (methyl isobutyl ketone, MIBK); Benzene; Benzylchloride (chloromethylbenzene); Bromodichloromethane (dichlorobromomethane); Bromoform (tribromomethane); Bromomethane (methylbromide); Butanone (methyl ethyl ketone, MEK, 2-butanone); Carbon tetrachloride (tetrachloromethane); Chlorobenzene (benzene chloride, monochlorobenzene); Chloroethane; Chloromethane; Cyclohexane; Dibromochloromethane (chlorodibromomethane); Dichlorodifluoromethane (freon-12); Dichloromethane (DCM, methylene chloride); Ethylacetate; Ethylbenzene; Heptane (n-heptane); Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene (hexachlorobutadiene, HCBD); Hexane (n-hexane); Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE); Styrene (ethenyl benzene); Tetrachloroethene (perchloroethylene, perchloroethene, tetrachloroethylene); Toluene; Trichloroethene (trichloroethylene, TCE); Trichlorofluoromethane (freon-11, trichloromonofluoromethane); Trichloromethane (chloroform); Vinyl acetate; Vinyl chloride; cis-1,2-Dichloroethene; cis-1,3-Dichloropropene (cis-1,3-dichloropropylene); m-Xylene; o-Xylene; p-Xylene; trans-1,2-Dichloroethene (trans-1,2-DCE, trans-1,2-dichloroethylene); trans-1,3-Dichloropropene (trans-1,3-dichloropropylene) GC-MS

USEPA Method TO15

Air - Confined spaces; Emissions - Industrial; Sorbent tubes Acenaphthene; Acenaphthylene (acenaphthalene); Anthracene; Benz(a)anthracene; Benzo(a)pyrene; Benzo(b)fluoranthene; Benzo(g,h,i)perylene; Benzo(k)fluoranthene; Chrysene; Dibenz(a,h)anthracene; Fluoranthene (benzo[j,k]fluorene); Fluorene; Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene; Naphthalene; Phenanthrene; Pyrene GC-MS

in-house methods EP077 and ORG/46

1,2,3,4-Tetrachlorobenzene; 1,2,3,5-Tetrachlorobenzene; 1,2,4,5-Tetrachlorobenzene; Hexachlorobenzene (HCB); Pentachlorobenzene; Trichlorobenzenes - Total GC-MS

in-house methods EP077 and ORG/46

Analysis for industrial chemicals Air - Ambient; Carbon tubes; Passive samplers Cyclohexanone GC-MS

in-house methods EP091 and ORG/51

Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Emissions - Industrial; Passivated cannisters Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbon monoxide; Helium; Hydrogen; Oxygen GC-FID; GC-TCD

in-house method EP104

Air - Confined spaces; Emissions - Industrial Particulate matter Calculation

in-house method EA149

Particulate matter Gravimetric

in-house method EA143B

Fluoride - Gaseous; Fluoride - Soluble particulate Ion selective electrode (ISE)

AS/NZS 3580.13.2 and in-house method EA144C

Hydrogen sulfide Titration

in-house method EK089

Sulfur dioxide; Sulfuric acid Colourimetry

in-house method EA143C

Air - Confined spaces; Emissions - Industrial; Passivated cannisters 4-Ethyltoluene; Acetone; Carbon disulfide; Tetrahydrofuran (THF) GC-MS

USEPA Method TO15

Surface waters 2-Methylisoborneol (MIB); Geosmin GC-MS

in-house method EP114 

Analysis for nutrients Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Potable waters; Sewage; Soils; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Nitrogen - Nitrite UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 4500 NO2- Method B and in-house method EK057

Potable waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Phosphorus - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA) APHA 4500 P Method H and in-house method EK0067A 
Phosphorus - Ortho Flow injection analyser (FIA) APHA 4500 P Method G and in-house method EK071A 
Nitrogen - Oxidised Flow injection analyser (FIA) APHA 4500 NO3 Method I and in-house method EK059A
Nitrogen - Total Flow injection analyser (FIA)

APHA 4500 N Method C (sample preparation and digestion only) and in-house method EK062A

Nitrogen - Ammonia Flow injection analyser (FIA)

APHA 4500 NH3 Method H and in-house method EK055A

Nitrogen - Nitrite Flow injection analyser (FIA) APHA 4500 NOMethod I and in-house method EK057A
Sewage; Trade wastes Nitrogen - Total Kjeldahl (TKN) Calculation

in-house method EK061A

Nitrogen - Nitrate Flow injection analyser (FIA) APHA 4500 NO3 Method I and in-house method EK058A
Analysis for organic vapours Air - Ambient 2-Hexanone (MBK) Carbon tubes; GC-MS; Passive samplers

in-house methods EP091 and ORG/51

Air - Ambient; Filters; Sorbent tubes 2,3,4,6-Tetrachlorophenol; 2,4 6-Trichlorophenol; 2,4,5-Trichlorophenol; 2,4-Dichlorophenol; 2,6-Dichlorophenol; Pentachlorophenol Filters; GC-MS

in-house methods EP077, ORG/46 and ORG/50

1,2,4,5-Tetrachlorobenzene GC-MS

in-house methods EP077, ORG/46 and ORG/50

Air - Confined spaces; Emissions 2-Hexanone (MBK) GC-MS

USEPA Method TO15

Air - Confined spaces; Emissions; Sorbent tubes 2,3,4,6-Tetrachlorophenol; 2,4 6-Trichlorophenol; 2,4,5-Trichlorophenol; 2,4-Dichlorophenol; 2,6-Dichlorophenol; Pentachlorophenol GC-MS

in-house methods EP077 and ORG/46

Analysis for petroleum hydrocarbons Air - Ambient; Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Emissions - Industrial; Landfill gas; Soil vapour intrusion Aliphatic total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C10-C12; Aliphatic total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C12-C16; Aromatic total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C10-C12; Aromatic total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C12-C16; Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C10-C14; Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C6-C9; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C10-C16; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C10-C14; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C6-C10; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C6-C9 GC-MS

in-house method EP103

Air - Ambient; Air - Indoor; Emissions - Industrial; Landfill gas; Soil vapour intrusion Aliphatic total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C10-C12; Aliphatic total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C5-C6; Aliphatic total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C6-C8; Aliphatic total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C8-C10; Aliphatic total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C5-C8; Aliphatic total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C6-C10; Aliphatic total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C9-C12; Aromatic total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH) - Variable fractions: C5-C12; Aromatic total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C10-C12; Aromatic total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C5-C7; Aromatic total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C7-C8; Aromatic total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C8-C10; Aromatic total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C6-C10; Aromatic total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C9-C10; Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH) - Variable fractions: C6-C12; Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): >C10-C12; Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): >C5-C6; Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): >C6-C8; Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): >C8-C10; Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C6-C10; Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH): C6-C9; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH) - Variable fractions: C6-C12; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C10-C12; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C5-C6; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C6-C8; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): >C8-C10; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C6-C10; Total recoverable hydrocarbons (TRH): C6-C9 GC-MS in-house method EP096 
(Other aliphatic < C12, aromatic < C12 and hydrocarbons < C12 in accordance with EN/02)
Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics Air - Ambient Solids - Total Gravimetric

AS/NZS 3580.10.1, AS/NZS 3580.10.2, in-house methods EA142 and EA142I

Solids - Soluble Gravimetric

AS/NZS 3580.10.1, AS/NZS 3580.10.2, in-house methods EA139 and EA139I

Combustible matter Gravimetric

AS/NZS 3580.10.1, AS/NZS 3580.10.2, in-house methods EA125 and EA125I

Chromium UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method EG050AP

Ash Gravimetric

AS/NZS 3580.10.1, AS/NZS 3580.10.2, in-house methods EA120 and EA120I

Air - Ambient; Air - Confined spaces; Air - Indoor; Air - Mines; Emissions - Industrial; Filters Oil Gravimetric in-house method EA210 in accordance with EN/02
Air - Ambient; Atmospheric dust fall; Deposition gauge filters Solids - Insoluble Gravimetric

AS/NZS 3580.10.1, AS/NZS 3580.10.2, in-house methods EA141 and EA141I

Air - Ambient; Filters Particulate matter - PM2.5 Gravimetric

AS/NZS 3580.9.7, AS 3580.9.10, AS/NZS 3580.9.14, in-house methods EA143 and EA143-LV

Suspended particulate matter - Total Gravimetric

AS/NZS 3580.9.3 and in-house method EA143

Particulate matter - PM10 Gravimetric

AS/NZS 3580.9.6, AS/NZS 3580.9.7, AS 3580.9.9, in-house methods EA143 and EA143-LV

Air - Confined spaces; Emissions - Industrial Nitric acid; Nitrogen dioxide; Sulfur dioxide Calculation

in-house method EA148 


Moisture Gravimetric

in-house method EA143B

Emissions - Industrial Ammonia; Sample preparation Calculation

in-house method EK055G

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Potable waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Ultraviolet absorbance; Ultraviolet transmittance UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house methods EA043 and EA044

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Potable waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Colour Visual comparison

APHA 2120 Method B, in-house methods EA040 and EA041

Solids - Suspended Gravimetric

in-house method EA025

Solids - Dissolved Gravimetric

in-house method EA015

pH Electrometric

APHA 4500 H+ Method B and in-house method EA005

Solids - Total Gravimetric

in-house method EA030

Turbidity Turbidometry

APHA 2130 Method B and in-house method EA045

Conductivity Electrometric

APHA 2510 Method B and in-house method EA010

Alkalinity Titration

APHA 2320 Method B and in-house method ED037

Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Calculation

in-house method EA016

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Potable waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes; Vegetation Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE)

APHA 4500 F- Method C and in-house method EK040

Ground waters; Industrial waters - Treated; Irrigation and stock waters; Sewage; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Salinity Calculation

APHA 2520 Method B, in-house methods EA020 and EA020EC

Potable waters Odour Odour in-house method EA0529
Potable waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Chloride Titration APHA 4500 Cl- Method B and in-house method ED045 
Potable waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD); Carbonaceous biochemical oxygen demand (CBOD) Electrometric APHA 5210 Method B and in-house method EP030 
Phaeophytin-a Calculation APHA 10200 Method H and in-house method EP008
Sulfate Flow injection analyser (FIA) APHA 4500 SO42- Method G and in-house method ED041A  
Sugar Visual comparison in-house method EA049
Chlorophyll a UV-vis spectrophotometry

APHA 10200 Method H

Silica Flow injection analyser (FIA) APHA 4500 SiO2 Method F and In-house method EG052A 
Chemical oxygen demand (COD) Colourimetry

APHA 5220 and in-house method EP026SP

Sediments Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE)

in-house method EK040T

Sewage; Trade wastes Oil and grease Gravimetric

APHA 5520 Method D and in-house method EP021

Sewage; Waste waters Oxygen uptake (utilisation) ratio Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser USEPA Method 1683 and in-house method EP024
Solids - Fixed; Solids - Total; Solids - Volatile Gravimetric APHA 2540 Method E and in-house methods EA035 and EA035H
Solids - Fixed; Solids - Suspended; Solids - Volatile Gravimetric APHA 2540 Method E, in-house methods EA036 and H
Specific gravity Gravimetric in-house method EA050
Soils Moisture Gravimetric

AS 1289.2.1.1

Foreign matter Gravimetric RTA Method T276 and in-house method EA155
Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE)

in-house method EK040T

Analysis for physical and chemical characteristicsField Analysis Dam water; Estuarine waters; Ground waters; Potable waters; Sewage; Surface waters; Trade wastes pH Electrometric in-house method EA005FD
Turbidity Nephelometry in-house method EA045FD
Conductivity Electrometric in-house method EA010FD
Temperature Direct reading instrument in-house method EA116
Chlorine - Free; Chlorine - Total Colourimetry in-house method EK010FD
Dissolved oxygen (DO) Dissolved oxygen (DO) analyser in-house method EP025FD
Dam water; Estuarine waters; Potable waters; Sewage; Surface waters; Trade wastes Depth Secchi disk in-house method EA056FD
Ground waters Redox potential (EH) Electrometric APHA 2580 and in-house method EA075D
Analysis for respirable crystalline silica (RCS) Air; Membrane filters Cristobalite; α-Quartz Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) in-house methods EA202 and EA203
Analysis of dust Membrane filters Dust - Respirable Gravimetric

AS 2985 and in-house method EA143OC


Dust - Inhalable Gravimetric

AS 3640 and in-house method EA143OC


Analysis of the workplace environment and hazards for inorganic gases Air - Confined spaces; Emissions Bromine; Chlorine; Fluoride; Hydrogen bromide; Hydrogen chloride; Hydrogen fluoride Calculation

in-house method EA147

Counting of asbestos, mineral fibres (including synthetic) and organic fibres Membrane filters Respirable asbestos fibres Phase contrast microscopy in-house method EA205 and National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Guidance Note on the Membrane Filter Method for Estimating Airborne Asbestos Fibres NOHSC:3003
Identification of asbestos, mineral fibres (including synthetic) and organic fibres Bulk materials; Non-homogenous materials (soils, dust, ores) Amosite; Chrysotile; Crocidolite; Organic fibres; Synthetic mineral fibres (SMF) Polarised light microscopy (including dispersion staining) AS 4964 and in-house method EA200
Meteorological monitoring Atmosphere Rainfall - Calculated Calculation

in-house method EA130

Sample collection Dam water; Sewage; Surface waters; Trade wastes Not applicable Automated; Grab

AS/NZS 5667.1, .4, .6 and .10 and in-house method EN67.WN

Ground waters Not applicable Automated; Grab

AS/NZS 5667.11 (Sections 5.3.1.1 and 5.3.1.2) and in-house method EN67.WN


Potable waters Not applicable Automated; Grab AS/NZS 5667.5 and in-house method E67.WN

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Particle density Gravimetric

AS 1289.3.5.1 and in-house method EA152

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil fine particles Soils Fine particle analysis Hydrometer AS 1289.3.6.1, AS1289.3.6.3 and in-house method EA150
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Analysis of biofuels, hydrocarbon fuels and related fuel products Gaseous fuels 1-Butylene (1-butene); Butane (n-butane); Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbon monoxide; Ethane; Ethene (ethylene); Helium; Hydrogen; Methane; Oxygen; Propane; Propene (propylene) GC-FID; GC-TCD

in-house method EP104

Analysis of cements and cementitious materials - Composition Cement products Foreign matter Classical - Dry ingredients; Gravimetric

RTA Method T276 and in-house method EA155

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