President Biden issued Executive Order 14028, Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity, on May 12, 2021 to address “persistent and increasingly sophisticated malicious cyber campaigns that threaten […]
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.
For over 100 years, human specimens have been collected and stored for research purposes. The initial specimen banks based their operations on the needs of […]
Biobanks are a key component of performing modern medical and healthcare research, producing many research studies with significant implications for improving health. Researchers have learned […]
ANAB currently accredits 35 health and safety certification bodies to ISO 45001. The full listing of ISO 45001 certification bodies and accredited scopes can be […]
What Is 21 CFR Part 58? 21 CFR Part 58, Good Laboratory Practices for Nonclinical Laboratory Studies, prescribes good laboratory practices, or GLP, for conducting […]
Laboratory errors have a reported frequency of 0.012–0.6 % of all test results. This is why proficiency testing (PT), a formal type of interlaboratory comparisons, is an […]
Due to the pervasiveness of hackers, implementing a strong information security system that adheres to the requirements in ISO/IEC 27001:2022 – Information Security, Cybersecurity And […]
“Accreditation” and “Certification” are oftentimes used synonymously, and while related and equally important in the conformity assessment system, the two terms mean quite different things. […]
When sending samples to a laboratory for testing, the reported results can impact what happens next, such as deciding to release a product to the […]
The CDC estimates that 1 in 6 Americans gets sick each year from foodborne diseases. The Food Safety Modernization Act (FMSA) strives to not just […]