To be included on the list, please email​ your Lab/Organization Name, Location, Contact Name, Contact Phone Number, and Contact Email with the subject line “Fiber Counting Round Robin.” Listing on this page is purely voluntary. One does not have to be in the AAR or in any AIHA PAT or AIHA-LAP, LLC program to be on the list. Be sure to contact the AIHA Registry Programs® if you are no longer seeking partners for your program, so that your information can be removed.

Contact the laboratory/organization directly to determine if there is availability in their program.

Laboratories/Organizations Seeking Partners for Fiber Counting Round Robin Slide Exchange Programs

Updated 8/7/19

State / Country

City Laboratory / Organization Name Contact Phone Email Date Posted
AK Anchorage Platt Environmental Inc. Regina Woods(907) 222-2974 plattenv@gci.net4/30/2007
AK Anchorage White Environmental Consultants Bobby Carroll(907) 258-8661 bobby@wecenv.com10/29/2007
CA San Diego SCS Engineers Cristobal Ramirez(858) 571 5500 x 243 cramirez@scsengineers.com 10/8/2014
CO Golden Foothills Environmental, Inc. Andre Gonzalez (303) 232-2660 andre.gonzalez@foothillsusa.com 8/18/2009
CT North Haven Chemscope, Inc. Suzanne Cristante(203) 865-5605 suzanne.chemscope@snet.net4/4/2007
ID Boise PBS Engineering + Environmental John Price(208) 344.3539 john_price@pbsenv.com 6/8/2010
IL Warrenville True North Consultants, Inc. Mike Brennan(630) 717-2880 m.brennan@consulttruenorth.com5/27/2008
IL Westmont JMS Environmental Associates John Aschbacher(630) 655-8500 jaschbacher@jmsenviro.com 4/17/2009
​MA​ Sutton​ A1 Spectrum Services​ Robert Gravallese​ (781) 820-1523Robertgravallese@gmail.com​ 2/11/2019​
MN St. Louis Park Angstrom Analytical, Inc. Charles Tye(612) 865-2020 CTyeAng@aol.com6/11/2007
MO Kansas City Titan Environmental Services Karla Granger(816) 561-0959 kgranger@titankc.com3/18/2014
​NJ​ Lyndhurst​ The Saban Engineering Group, Inc.​ Stephen Pharai​(201) 299-7710​​ saban@sabancorp.com​8/7/2019​
OH Groveport American Electric Power- Dolan Chemical Laboratory Ralph L. Evick(614) 836-4215 rlevick@aep.com8/6/2008
PA Bensalem Criterion Laboratories Garret Vliet1-215-244-1300 x28 gvliet@criterionlabs.com 10/22/2009
PA Pittsburgh Professional Services Industries, Inc. Cathy McNamee(412) 922-4000 X 286 cathy.mcnamee@psiusa.com4/4/2007
PR Ponce Altol Environmental (787) 430-6141 4/9/2014
PR Barranquitas Environmental Air Analytics, Inc. Nivia I. Torres(787) 854-9503 nivia@saqee.com 10/5/2007
PR San Juan Environmental Health & Safety Services Jesus Rodriguez(787) 855-1901 ehsspr@prtc.net 5/14/2007

Fiber-Counting Round Robin References

The following documents may are provided to aid an organization in development of a Fiber-Counting Round Robin program.

PCM Fiber-Counting Round Robin Regulatory and AAR Requirements

AAR Policy, Article II​

2.3.8 Round-Robin Participation

Organizations shall participate, at least semiannually, in a round-robin airborne fiber counting program with at least two other separate organizations in accordance with the most current edition of the AIHA Laboratory Quality Assurance Manual, Chapter 11, and the OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1001 Appendix A.

Participation in the AIHA Proficiency Analytical Testing Programs, LLC Industrial Hygiene Proficiency Analytical Testing (IHPAT) program for asbestos in air or Asbestos Analysts Testing (AAT) proficiency program does not count toward meeting this requirement.

  • 2.3.8.1 Procedures in the quality manual or SOP shall demonstrate how the field analysts participate in the round-robin program.
  • 2.3.8.2 The results of the round-robin shall be evaluated statistically. If there is a discrepancy concerning a sample or samples, a recount shall be conducted to rectify the problem. Corrective action shall be taken whenever round-robin results are outside acceptance limits.
  • 2.3.8.3 Results from the two latest rounds of round-robin participation with evidence of statistical evaluation of the results shall be submitted with the organization application.
  • 2.3.8.4 Round-robin samples shall be analyzed by the same procedure as that used for field samples, in accordance with approved methodology.

NIOSH 7400 Method Issue 3

CALIBRATION AND QUALITY CONTROL section, step 17: Each laboratory analyzing samples shall implement an interlaboratory quality assurance program that as a minimum includes participation of at least two other independent laboratories. Each laboratory shall participate in round robin testing at least once every 6 months with at least all the other laboratories in its interlaboratory quality assurance group. Each laboratory shall submit slides typical of its own work load for use in the program. The round robin shall be designed and results analyzed using appropriate statistical methodology.

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1001 Appendix A

Quality Control Procedures section step 2.a.: Interlaboratory program. Each laboratory analyzing asbestos samples for compliance determination shall implement an interlaboratory quality assurance program that as a minimum includes participation of at least two other independent laboratories. Each laboratory shall participate in round robin testing at least once every 6 months with at least all the other laboratories in its interlaboratory quality assurance group. Each laboratory shall submit slides typical of its own work load for use in this program. The round robin shall be designed and results analyzed using appropriate statistical methodology.​​​​​​​