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Physical Evidence Labeling and Handling

Charllotte Armstrong
Mar 14 2017
1:00 pm

Physical Evidence Labeling and Handling

Are the samples being properly cared for? Are the labels and markings of physical evidence sufficient?  Has the proper chain of custody been maintained?

This presentation provides Insurance Adjusters with some inside tips from the laboratory for identification, collection, and handling of physical evidence to ensure proper chain of custody and preservation of sample integrity. The course is designed to focus on the topics outlined in ASTM E1459 – Standard Guide for Physical Evidence Labeling and Related Documentation.

Course Objectives Include:

  • Proper sample collection techniques
  • Various sample matrices
  • Labeling and marking of evidence
  • Proper care, custody, and control of samples