The importance of sampling in testing can’t be overstated. And environmental sampling leads the way with sample collection procedures at the forefront in the face […]
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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.
ANAB’s management systems training includes greater emphasis on what’s allowed and what’s not allowed now that remote audits have become the norm. Management systems certification […]
The NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE develops breakthrough technologies to convert CO2 emissions into usable products, and ISO/IEC 17020 accreditation plays a supporting role. Recently, 350Solutions, […]
The U.S. Department of Labor’s newly launched Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Program (IRAP) is designed to help people get back to work. And the timing of […]
You know the saying: Nobody likes a complainer. But even if you don’t like it when your laboratory receives complaints, there may be good reasons […]
As businesses around the world halt their in-person operations, many industries are scrambling to shift their practices to the digital world. ANAB, in providing credibility […]
Remote accreditation assessments are becoming more and more common. But have you heard of a remote accreditation certificate? Earning an ANAB accreditation certificate is a […]
Accreditation can facilitate global trade. It also can enhance quality and safety. And a recent news story illustrates how ISO/IEC 17020 accreditation can help prevent […]
ANAB recently accredited two ISO/IEC 17021-1 certification bodies to ISO/IEC 27701:2019, the world’s first international standard to help organizations manage privacy information and meet regulatory […]
ANAB training is a key learning step for any certification body (CB) or other party pursuing accreditation. But training can be the pathway to knowledge […]