Methamphetamine Sampling Course

As one of the leaders in providing quality information and training within the Cleaning & Restoration industries in New Zealand, Cleaning Systems offers a specialised course in Methamphetamine Sampling Procedure.  

Course Objectives:

Students will acquire a thorough understanding of: (Subject to NZS 8510:2017 Standards)

o   The risks associated with Methamphetamine manufacture laboratories and user sites

o   Risk minimization strategies

o   Health & Safety processes and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

o   Contamination-level assessment phases

o   Good practice procedures and criteria for sampling methamphetamine contaminated properties

o   Determining contamination levels and extent

o   Reporting and documentation including recommendations

Course Outline:

o   Methamphetamine; an overview

o   Meth Lab vs User Site

o   Meth sampling; overview

o   Risk assessment, Health & Safety Checklists (SSSP’s)

o   Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – correct procedures

o   Scope of Work – site assessment

o   Guidance on where to test and why.

o   Techniques and compliance at each stage of testing a property

o   Instruction on and practice with presumptive (instant) test kits

o   Instruction on and practice with laboratory sampling kits using the NIOSH methodology.

o   Guidance on further sampling types for meth labs

o   Interpreting test results

o   Instruction on compliant reporting and documentation

Facilitator:           Alicia McPharlin

Cost:                    $450 + GST

Venue:                 Auckland: 659 Great South Road, Penrose

Provide:              Quality training facility, limited class numbers, lunch &
                             refreshments, training manual & equipment,
                             Certificate of Attendance

Important Note:  Bookings for all courses must be received 3 working days prior to
                                          course date.


© Cleaning Systems Limited