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Oil Spill Sampling 
Equipment and Training 
Oil Spill Sampling Procedures & Equipment are critical factors
in producing verifiable and defensible sampling and analysis data.

Oil Spill Sampling Kits.
Leeder Consulting offer a range of sampling kits and equipment to ensure oil spill samples are collected in the right containers and securely transported to the laboratory. Our standard basic kits are designed to be stored on site and include precleaned jars with teflon inserts, jar security seals, jar labels, disposable nitrile sampling gloves, chain of custody forms, a polystyrene transport pack with a jar insert and address labels to the laboratory. Additional optional equipment includes teflon sampling nets and extendable poles for sampling sheens, teflon swabs for sampling oily residue, jar attachments for the extendable poles and single use cameras.

Oil Spill Sampling Training.
Sampling is a critical factor in collecting representative, defensible samples. The integrity of the samples is crucial at each point during the collection, storage and transport stages. Leeder consulting offer a range of tailored training courses based on international guidelines, designed to provide an understanding of the procedures required to properly collect oil spill samples and transport them to the laboratory.
The training also covers the legal aspects of sampling as well as factors to consider when planning and undertaking an oil spill sampling program to ensure the samples and subsequent analysis will be accepted as evidence in court.
oil spill sampling kit
Leeder Consulting are designated “Approved Analysts” under MARPOL 73/78, the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships. The approval is made by AMSA, (The Australian Maritime Safety Authority) as part of the National Plan to Combat Pollution of the Sea by Oil and Other Noxious and Hazardous Substances and is under the Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983.