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GCP Inspection

A new certificate of GCP compliance was issued on 08th January 2015

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GLP Inspection

CEMAS has been inspected by the United Kingdom GLP Monitoring Authority

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Operator Exposure

Operator Exposure & Hazard Assessment Services

The Operator Exposure and Hazard Assessment Team at CEMAS specialises in operator exposure studies, dislodgeable foliar residue studies, worker re-entry studies, bystander exposure studies and ground water monitoring studies.

CEMAS has a full time dedicated Operator Exposure and Hazard Assessment Team with experience of conducting OPEX studies worldwide since 1985. Recent studies have been completed in the UK, France, Spain and Sweden.

Capabilities

In addition to the dedicated team and to further enhance the OPEX teams capabilities, CEMAS has strong links to an internationally recognised expert consultant with over 30 years of experience in occupational exposure and health risk assessment who helps ensure CEMAS are at the forefront of developments in the field of operator expsoure and hazard assessment. Working agreements with field-based agronomists in France and Spain allow us to quickly locate sites and co-operators for studies at short notice. Contract field team members with over 30 years experience in the field and study management can be used to ensure CEMAS has the capabilities to meet all client requirements.

The Complete Study Service

CEMAS offers a complete study service whether your requirements are for a ‘standard’ guideline OPEX study or a bespoke study designed to fulfil specific data gaps/requirements. Services the CEMAS OPEX team offer include;

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  • Study design, conduct and management. Recent study types completed include passive dosimetry, biomonitoring (urine), inhalation monitoring, worker re-entry, dislodgeable foliar residues (DFR) and volatility studies for the assessment of bystander exposure.
  • Study Plan development to fulfil OECD and US EPA guidelines.
  • Identification of suitable test sites and co-operators. Continuous liaison with the co-operators to develop good relationships critical to ensure the success of field based studies.
  • Field Team; comprising a Study Director/field manager, trained and experienced observers and experienced field laboratory personnel (for conducting field fortifications and field recovery samples). Our field teams are completely independent and flexible, allowing them to work alongside other field teams if required by the client.
  • Storage of samples in the field using monitored portable fridge/freezers and transport of field specimens to the CEMAS laboratories for analysis.
  • Specimen analysis (including method development and validation work as required).
  • Preparation of study reports using client templates or CEMAS’ own OPEX report template. Interpretation of results and risk assessments can be conducted if required. CEMAS strives to deliver reports on time, meeting strict client and regulatory deadlines.
  • All study phases are conducted in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and are audited by our experienced Quality Assurance Unit.

News Headlines

GCP Inspection

A new certificate of GCP compliance was issued on 08th January 2015

read on

GLP Inspection

CEMAS has been inspected by the United Kingdom GLP Monitoring Authority

read on

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