Conformity assessments create producer and consumer confidence in the marketplace, as products under statements of conformance meet certain design and safety requirements from specific standards. […]
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.
Sampling is an integral part of our daily lives. The water we drink, the food we consume, and the products we buy are monitored through […]
Quality and safety of dietary supplements are of utmost importance to the consumer. These supplements are regulated by the United States Food and Drug Administration […]
ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 27002 are both under revision. ISO/IEC 27002 is scheduled to be published in January 2022, and ISO/IEC 27001 will follow shortly thereafter. […]
Uncertainty has plagued our everyday lives since early 2020. While many have had to change how we do our work—where we do our work, when […]
What is a Flexible Scope of Accreditation? A flexible scope of accreditation is designed to define a laboratory’s competence for the purpose of applying its […]
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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 […]