In the hope of fostering improvement, this is the second of two posts reviewing some of the “bad auditor behaviors” observed by ANAB in the […]
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This is the first of two posts on some of the “bad auditor behaviors” observed by ANAB in the course of performing thousands of witnessed […]
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, […]
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. What is Facility Management? Facility management, as covered by ISO 41001, […]
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 […]