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JEMCA implemented its Certified Environmental Measurer Test. 2.755 successful candidates have been reported over the past 5 years.

Governing board Dr. H. Tabata

1. JEMCA Updates

1.1 Proficiency Testing (PT) – Background and list of past & future projects

Since 1999, JEMCA has been proving PT program cohosting with JEC, and from the year of 2006, we restarted as the only host to the program. The 63rd test has been under implementation. The appendix shows past and ongoing tests implemented by JEMCA. Read more

Appendix: JEMCA’s Proficiency Testing from April 1999 to March 2012

1.2 CEM on Chemical Analysis for FY 2011 and 2012

Level 3 Test in FY2011

Schedule Written Test: 17 and 19 June 2011
(Questions are changed between each test day.)
Candidates 296
Passed 176
Passed Rate 59.5%
Test Structure Written Test: 30 multiple choice questions each with 4 choices on chemical analysis.

Level 2 Test in FY2011

Schedule Written Test & Skills Test: 16 October 2011
Oral Test over telephone: 8 January 2012
Candidates 15
Passed 10
Passed Rate 66.7%
Test Structure Written Test: 20 multiple choice questions each with 4 choices on chemical analysis.
Skills Test
Oral Test over telephone

Level 1 Test in FY2011

Schedule Written Test & Skills Test: 16 October 2011
Oral Test: 5 February 2012
Candidates 8
Passed 3
Passed Rate 37.5%
Test Structure Written Test: 4 questions on chemical analysis.
Skills Test
Oral Test

Level 3 Test in FY2012

Schedule Written Test: 15 and 17 June 2012
(Questions are changed between each test day.)
Candidates 219
Passed 144
Passed Rate 65.8%
Test Structure Written Test: 30 multiple choice questions each with 4 choices on chemical analysis.

1.3 CEM on Noise and Vibration for FY 2011 and 2012

Entry Level Test in FY2011

Schedule 19 june 2011
Candidates 71
Passed 43
Passed Rate 60.6%
Test Structure Written Test: 30 multiple choice questions each with 4 choices on noise and vibration.

Advanced Level Test in FY2011

Schedule Written Test: 16 October 2011
Skills Test and Oral Test: 22 January 2012
Candidates 16
Passed 11
Passed Rate 68.8%
Test Structure Written Test: 4 questions and 20 multiple choice questions each with 4 choices on noise and vibration.
Skills Test
Oral Test over telephone

Entry Level Test in FY2011

Schedule 17 june 2012
Candidates 68
Passed 45
Passed Rate 66.2%
Test Structure Written Test: 30 multiple choice questions each with 4 choices on noise and vibration.

Summary of Implementation Status of CEM Test

Number of applicants, candidates, passed candidates and passed rate of CEM Tests implemented during last five years from FY2007 to FY2011 are shown on the next table (as of 1 August 2012).

Fiscal
Year
Category

FY2007

 

FY2008

 

FY2009

 

FY2010

 

FY2011

 

FY2012

 

5 years total

 

CEM on Chemical Analysis              
Level 3 Test
Applicants
Candidates
Successful Candidates(SC)
Pass Rate %(SC/Candidates)

 

570
538
317
58.9

 

548
520
272
52.3

 

393
360
222
61.7

 

416
391
236
60.4

 

339
324
198
61.1

 

231
219
144
65.8

 

3980
3748
1981
52.9

Level 2 Test
Applicants
Candidates
Successful Candidates(SC)
Pass Rate %(SC/Candidates)

 

258
244
144
59.0

 

61
60
38
63.3

 

45
42
23
54.8

 

51
49
29
59.2

 

17
15
10
66.7

 

N/A

 

847
819
445
54.3

Level 1 Test
Applicants
Candidates
Successful Candidates(SC)
Pass Rate %(SC/Candidates)

 

N/A

 

57
55
19
34.5

 

15
13
8
61.5

 

N/A

 

8
8
3
37.5

 

N/A

 

80
76
30
39.5

CEM on Noise & Vibration              
Entry Level Test
Applicants
Candidates
Successful Candidates(SC)
Pass Rate %(SC/Candidates)

 

N/A

 

106
97
53
54.6

 

145
134
88
65.7

 

111
107
59
55.1

 

77
71
43
60.6

 

75
68
45
66.2

 

514
477
288
60.4

Advanced Level Test
Applicants
Candidates
Successful Candidates(SC)
Pass Rate %(SC/Candidates)

 

N/A

 

N/A

 

N/A

 

N/A

 

19
16
11
68.8

 

N/A

 

19
16
11
68.8

TOTAL              
Applicants
Candidates
Successful Candidates(SC)
Pass Rate %(SC/Candidates)

828
782
461
59.0

772
732
382
52.2

598
549
341
62.1

578
547
324
59.2

460
434
265
61.1

306
287
189
65.9

5440
5136
2755
53.6

Governing board Dr. H. Tabata

2. Report on UILI-ILP

2.1 The 1st UILI-ILP (Finished)

According to resolution of the UILI International Proficiency Testing Committee in September 2006, the program was named as “Inter Laboratory Practice (ILP)”.

  • Hosted by: UILI
  • Co-hosted by: JEMCA, ACIL, CCIL, AELI and VRS
  • Type of the program: Proficiency Test of heavy metal in sediment.
  • Target compound: Total Chromium (T-Cr), Total Lead (T-Pb), Total Nickel (T-Ni), Total Zinc (T-Zn) and Total Mercury (T-Hg
  • Method: Analyzing total concentration of metals in sediment.
  • Number of labs participated: 237
  • Number of labs submitted results: About 188 to 223
  • Statistical Evaluation using; z-score, bar charts of z-scores in ascending order and Youden-plot

2.2 The 2nd UILI-ILP in Japan (Finished)

  • Type of the program: PAHs and Metals in Soil.
  • Target compound: 12 PAHs and 8 Metals.
  • Sample distribution finished on 7 April 2008 (delayed).
  • Report date: 31 May 2008.
  • Number of labs participated: 122
  • Number of labs submitted results: 117
  • List of result is submitted to UILI.
  • For Japanese participants, JEMCA issued pre-report in October 2008.
  • For Japanese participants, JEMCA issued final report which includes data from Canada and USA in February 2009. Certificate for participation has been distributed among participants who reported results.
  • JEMCA distributed certificates to associations for participants from Canada and USA.

2.3. The 3rd UILI-ILP (Finished)

  • Analysis of POPs and Metals in sediment (powder).
  • 22 POPs compounds and 8 Metals.
  • For Japanese participants, prompt report was issued and distributed in July 2009.
  • Final report including results from non-Japanese participants and certificates were issued and distributed in August 2009.
  • Number of applicants to 3rd UILI-ILP:
    Japan 84
    U.S.A. 6
    Canada 2
    Mexico 1
    Spain 2
    The Netherlands 6
    Total 101

2.4.The 4th UILI-ILP (Finished)

  • Type of the program: Heavy Metals in Water.
  • Target compound: 16 Metals.
  • In Japan, sample distribution finished on 1st and 2nd of February 2009. For other countries, it finished by the beginning of March 2009.
  • Reporting deadline: 19 March 2010.
  • JEMCA distributed final reports and certificates by the end of August 2010 to participants in Japan.
  • Final report for non-Japanese participants and certificates will be issued and distributed at UILI GBM in October 2010.
  • Number of applicants to 4th UILI-ILP:
    Japan 143
    U.S.A. 4
    Spain 5
    Mexico 1
    Total 153

2.5 The 5th UILI-ILP (Finished)

  • Type of the program: Cations and Anions in Natural Water.
  • Target compound: 4 Cations and 4 Anions
  • In Japan, sample distribution finished on 7th and 8th of February 2011. For other countries, it finished by the end of February 2011.
  • Reporting deadline: 31 March 2011.
  • Number of applicants to 5th UILI-ILP:
    Japan 128
    Spain 4
    Belgium 1
    Canada 1
    Korea 1
    Total 135
  • JEMCA distributed final reports and certificates on 1 August 2011 to participants in Japan.
  • Final report of non-Japanese participants and certificates will be issued and distributed before UILI Board Meeting in Paris.

2.6 The 6th UILI-ILP (Ongoing)

  • Type of the program: Metals in Saline Water
  • Target compound: 6 Metals
  • In Japan, sample distribution finished on 6th and 7th of February 2012. For other countries, it finished by the end of February 2012.
  • Reporting deadline: 31 March 2012.
  • Number of applicants to 5th UILI-ILP:
    Japan 141
    Spain 3
    Canada 3
    The Netherlands 2
    Mexico 1
    Total 150
  • JEMCA distributed final report to on 20 July 2012 to Japanese participants.
  • Final report for non-Japanese participants and certificates will be issued and distributed around September 2012.



 

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