California ELAP/2016 TNI Webinar for Testing Laboratories
This 90-minute webinar, provided by the International Accreditation Service (IAS), will provide laboratories with an overview of the steps that should be taken to comply with the California Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP)/2016 TNI Standard.
Overview of Webinar
This training will highlight the process for testing laboratories to transition from the previous standard and regulations to fully implement the new requirements for California ELAP and TNI 2016.
IAS is the only California-based, Non-governmental Accreditation Body recognized by The Nelac Institute (TNI), as a Non-governmental Accreditation Body (NGAB), to provide third-party assessments and accreditation.
Key Topics covered:
Review of new requirements
- Quality Systems
- Proficiency Testing
- First Steps
- Develop transition plan
- Update documents
Who Should Attend?
- Laboratory Managers
- Quality Assurance Officers
- Technical Managers
- Program Managers
This 90-minute webinar includes a Q&A session with the Instructor.
About the Instructor:
Tony Francis, PhD
Dr. Francis has extensive experience in chemistry and biology. He is currently a principal with SAW Environmental (2004 to present). He was owner/operator of a large environmental laboratory in Nevada prior to becoming a full-time consultant. He performs and manages third‐party laboratory audits for several states, QA/QC consulting to individual laboratories, and provides internal audits, data integrity training, and data validation to private and governmental laboratories. Dr. Francis is a contract assessor for IAS assessing laboratories to ISO/IEC 17025 and various TNI Standards. He is a fully qualified NELAC assessor in organic and inorganic chemistry, microbiology, cryptosporidium, radiochemistry, solids, aqueous, tissue, and air. He is an EPA-approved drinking water certification officer in all areas available. Dr. Francis performs 30-40 audits per year. He received his PhD in chemistry from the University of Utah, 2003.
Date / Time
April 14, 2020, 9 am Pacific Time
Additional webinar and login details will be sent once registration is complete.
Fees are non-refundable for cancellations; however, you may substitute another member of your staff, or attend another class offered by IAS at a later date. If IAS cancels this class for any reason, the full registration fee paid will be refunded.
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