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The ANAB Blog: timely information about accreditation. The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ANSI.
The largest multi-disciplinary accreditation body in North America, ANAB accredits management systems certification bodies, product certification bodies, personnel certification bodies, certificate programs, food protection managers, food handler training certificate programs, calibration and testing labs, forensic service providers, inspection bodies, greenhouse gas (GHG) validation and verification bodies, reference material producers, and proficiency test providers.
ANAB offers accreditation to numerous standards, including ISO/IEC 17021-1 (for certification to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 22000, ISO/IEC 27001, and more) ISO/IEC 17025, ISO 15189, ISO/IEC 17065, ISO/IEC 17024, ASTM E2659, ISO/IEC 17043, ISO 17034, ISO 14065, and ISO/IEC 17020.
ANAB also conducts accreditation-related training courses for individuals and organizations, including online self-paced training courses and live, instructor-led web-based courses.
ISO/IEC 17025:2017, Section 7.7, “Ensuring the validity of results,” is a wonderful tool for laboratories confirming their end data is accurate and reliable. The standard […]
As states and jurisdictions begin to lift their COVID-19 restrictions, millions of Americans are enjoying things they did before the pandemic such as traveling, attending […]
Cybersecurity attacks happen daily and are constantly evolving. In the past 20 years, cyberattacks have progressed from tiny hacks by college students to very costly […]
Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS): Back to Basics As the COVID-19 vaccine becomes more available and food industry workers are returning to on-site work environments, […]
On June 9, 2021, ANAB joined accreditation bodies around the world to celebrate World Accreditation Day. The theme of this year’s installment of the annual […]
“Our time is your money.” Consider that a mantra in preparing for the accreditation process. Achieving accreditation under the ASTM E2659-18 Certificate Accreditation Program is […]
Introduction to Certificate Accreditation Terms “ASTM E2659-18,” “CIDP,” “Surveillance,” “Summative Assessment” … You would not be alone if you weren’t sure if these terms are […]
Financial management is the cornerstone of any business. Spend too much, your business goes under; don’t spend enough, your product suffers. All businesses walk this […]
Using Accredited Calibration Laboratories in Automotive Manufacturing Since the publication of the third edition of QS-9000 in 1998, the automotive manufacturing community has been seeking […]