Disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic may be making it difficult to get your test equipment calibrations done on schedule. However, calibration alternatives may be […]
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Many laboratories have misinterpreted the term “verification” to avoid performing a calibration on a device used to support testing. The terms “calibration,” “verification,” and “validation” […]
Online training offered by the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) not only fortifies attendants’ knowledge, competencies, and skills in the realm of standards, accreditation, certification, […]
While technology is disrupting the personnel certification ecosystem, its transformative powers will be realized only if these innovations are grounded in quality standards. A standard […]
ISO/IEC 17000, the international standard for vocabulary and general principles related to conformity assessment, has a new revision in development. Now in the approval stage, […]
To be an effective auditor or assessor, it takes a variety of soft skills. But what exactly are they and how can you acquire them? […]
Effective training can enhance personnel competence in a variety of areas, such as internal auditing, data validation, risk analysis, method validation and method performance. It […]
What are the most popular standards? According to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the top three standards are ISO/IEC 17025, the ISO 9000 family, […]
In times of uncertainty, it’s good to know IEC and ISO maintain a risk management toolbox that can help organizations stay ahead of threats to […]
ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024 Accreditation is the premier personnel certification accreditation program worldwide. In fact, there are over 200 certifications accredited by the ANSI National Accreditation Board […]