Planned and unplanned healthcare construction, deconstruction, demolition, and renovation in the United States present many risks to the public. Construction personnel who work on healthcare […]
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.
From January 23-27, 2023, ANAB hosted Assessor Development Week at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center (Dallas). This robust event functioned as a dynamic opportunity […]
The ISO 14064 series of standards specify the internationally prevailing data compilation, detection, quantification, and validation and verification methods for GHG emissions for organizations and […]
Once upon a time . . . a Standard was written. The Standard was an attempt to solve a problem that troubled a lot of […]
Implementing beneficial laboratory practices enhances confidence in the data generated by the laboratory, which helps bolster its reputation. Beneficial laboratory practices also improve productivity and […]
An assessment is a demonstration by a body that specified requirements are fulfilled. Assessments are performed by technically competent assessors who evaluate the competence of […]
Assessment and audit performance techniques include, but are not limited to, interviewing, audit sampling, communicating orally and in writing, and collecting objective evidence, all while […]
ANAB is pleased to offer a new accreditation program for the social responsibility scheme FSSC 24000, covering labor relationships, human rights, health and safety, and […]
The objective of ISO 15189:2022- Medical Laboratories – Requirements For Quality And Competence is to promote the welfare of patients and satisfaction of laboratory users […]
As of November 2022, in its first update to prefixes since 1991, the International System of Units (SI) now includes prefixes ronna, quetta, ronto, and […]