Field Examinations

Field examinations help to ensure the safety, purity, and compliance of products released for public use. For imported products, field exams help to determine legal admissibility. This course is designed to familiarize individuals with the “what, why, and when” of conducting examinations of products while performing inspections, sample collections, or surveillance activities. Topics in this course include: Scope, Indicators, Equipment, and Conduct. After completing this course, learners will be able to recognize the basics of field examinations. In addition, learners will also be able to identify the types of field examinations, the equipment commonly used during field examinations, and ways to conduct these examinations.

After this course learners will be able to recognize the purpose of field examinations. recognize when field examinations are conducted. identify some of the equipment commonly used for field exams and how those examinations are conducted.