Until 2019, the kelvin (K) was defined as “the fraction 1/273.16 of the thermodynamic temperature of the triple point of water.” The temperature measurement world […]
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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.
Special Inspection is required for specific types of construction work, as defined in Chapter 17 of the International Building Code (IBC). Typically, building components involve professional […]
ANAB is in the business of accreditation, ranging from laboratory, management systems, validation and verification, credentialing, product certification, and much more. Via third-party conformity assessment […]
The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) is recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (DoD ELAP) to provide accreditation for laboratories […]
Even the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) supply chain is vulnerable to the risk of counterfeit parts: the DoD estimates that as much as 15% of […]
Cannabis and cannabis-derived products, like any regulated substance, need to be tested after harvest or manufacturing to ensure they are safe for consumption prior to […]
Every organization has received complaints in some form or fashion and will receive complaints in the future. Even organizations with internal customers field complaints about […]
The 2023 edition of ISO/IEC 17043, Conformity Assessment – General Requirements For The Competence Of Proficiency Testing Providers, was published on May 8, 2023. The […]
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An integral part of a successful management system is an effective internal audit program that evaluates organizational policies, procedures, and operations to ensure effective implementation […]