This post deals with the benefits of inter-laboratory comparisons/proficiency test participation and other uses of inter-laboratory comparisons/proficiency test data. Inter-laboratory comparisons (ILC) require organization, performance, […]
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The largest multi-disciplinary accreditation body in North America, ANAB accredits management systems, product, and personnel certification bodies, calibration and testing labs, forensic service providers, inspection bodies, police crime units, reference material producers, and proficiency test providers.
ANAB offers accreditation to numerous standards, including ISO/IEC 17021-1, ISO/IEC 17025, ISO 15189, ISO/IEC 17065, ISO/IEC 17024, ISO/IEC 17043, ISO 17034, ISO 14065, and ISO/IEC 17020.
A new ANAB webcast can help you prepare your laboratory for its ISO/IEC 17025:2017 assessment in 2019. As 2018 winds down, laboratories accredited by ANAB […]
With the release of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 in November 2017, many regulatory and industry-specific documents that are based on ISO/IEC 17025 need to be updated to […]
ANAB’s new web-based training course provides an introduction to the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 concept of risk-based thinking and a basic process to identify, analyze, and mitigate […]
This is the final post about the transition to ISO/IEC 17025:2017, General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories. To recap, our first […]
It’s estimated that the global facility management market will be worth $1 trillion by 2025. Facility management concerns the management, operation, and maintenance of an organization’s […]
ISO 50001 was recently revised, making it even more effective to tackle the world’s energy challenges and address climate change concerns. First published in 2011, ISO 50001, Energy management […]
ANAB provides accreditation for several programs related to electromagnetic compatibility, radio, and telecommunications. ANAB is both NIST-listed and FCC-recognized, with programs for FCC testing laboratories […]
The Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011 (FSMA) encourages feed testing laboratories to become accredited to ISO/IEC 17025. Accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025 demonstrates the technical […]
ANAB is about to launch an accreditation program for certification bodies that wish to offer certification for ISO 15378, Primary packaging materials for medicinal products […]