Science & Research

Volume IV - 13.1 Introduction

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Orientation and Training
Food and Drug Administration

Section 13 - Engineering

This section is an introductory and general training outline for new employees having the equivalent of a bachelor's degree in engineering or related physical sciences. Responsibility for the scientific background material and actual topics covered is left to the individual and the trainer.

Because of the great diversity of disciplines and the multitude of devices used by engineers or scientists, no sample information is presented here. Instead, a broad program is outlined to introduce and refresh knowledge in a number of engineering fields, with assignments to provide "hands on" experience using the type of equipment common to engineering analyses. A major portion of the program is the introduction of the new employee to laboratory equipment, the fundamentals of its use, and to the individuals who are familiar with the equipment and knowledgeable in the respective fields.

Not every topic is required to be covered for all analysts and may be tailored to suit the laboratory and individual's needs. Specialized training will be given as identified and needed.

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