The Bulk Asbestos Proficiency Analytical Testing Program (BAPAT) is an important external quality assurance program for laboratories analyzing bulk building materials by polarized light microscopy (PLM).
BAPAT provides bulk audit samples on a quarterly basis, offering your laboratory a means to evaluate its ability to characterize asbestos containing materials. The program is both qualitative and semiquantitative in nature.
Get the PAT competitive advantage. Using AIHA PAT Programs proficiency testing assures clients, potential customers, accreditation bodies and other external entities that you participate in robust ongoing proficiency testing. When you do, you will receive the PAT Report, an invaluable snapshot of your performance that helps you continually hone your laboratory's services. Sharing your PAT Report with customers and prospects will make them confident about partnering with your laboratory.