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 […]
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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.
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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 […]
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 has launched an accreditation program for certification bodies that wish to offer certification for ISO 15378, Primary packaging materials for medicinal products – Particular […]
Foodborne illness strikes 48 million Americans annually, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, requiring hospitalization for more than 120,000 people and […]
An ANAB team of 32 forensic scientists from 24 organizations located in three different countries is conducting an assessment of the Department of Chemistry Malaysia. […]