Accreditation assessments evaluate the competency of laboratory personnel, risk management, implementation of the management system, and overall technical competence of the laboratory. For laboratories at multiple manufacturing sites, accreditation can provide assurance to the manufacturer that each site is operating to the same quality and standard of service.
The Learning Theater “The Benefits and Challenges of Laboratory Accreditation in Manufacturing Facilities” will go over the steps to accreditation, including common challenges faced pre- and post-accreditation. Learn how laboratory accreditation can ensure products and services deliver on their promise, build trust, and facilitate trade at national and international levels. It provides an added confidence in the products and services provided, as well as avoiding the cost of product and service failures. Accredited laboratories are capable of producing high quality, reliable data through technically competent staff, validated test methods, traceable measurements and suitable test equipment.
If you are interested in laboratory accreditation or would like to learn more about ANAB, be sure to visit us at booth 1601 or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) is the largest multi-disciplinary accreditation body in North America, offering accreditation services for a variety of organizations, including testing laboratories. The work ANAB does helps facilitate international trade and eliminate the expense of redundant audits and tests. ANAB provides accreditation for ISO/IEC 17025 testing and calibration laboratories and forensic testing agencies, ISO/IEC 17020 inspection bodies and forensic inspection agencies, ISO 17034 reference material producers, ISO/IEC 17043 proficiency test providers, ISO 15189 medical test laboratories, ISO/IEC 17065 product certification bodies, ISO/IEC 17021-1 management systems certification bodies, ISO/IEC 17024 personnel certifiers, and industry-specific programs.
ANAB is a member of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and is a signatory of the IAF and ILAC multilateral recognition arrangements and related regional arrangements. Through these arrangements, ANAB cooperates with other accreditation bodies around the world to provide value to the organizations it has accredited and their customers, ensuring that accredited certificates and test results are recognized nationally and internationally. The global conformity assessment system ensures confidence and reduces risk for customers engaging in trade worldwide. For more information, visit www.anab.org.