California Laboratories ELAP Accreditation Requirements Webinar
May 22, The 2nd Webinar in the TNI/ELAP Series
The California State Water Resources Board just approved the new Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) regulations for accrediting environmental laboratories. This free 90-minute live webinar, from the International Accreditation Service (IAS), will provide a review of the requirement changes to assist laboratories to achieve compliance with new measures.
Overview of Webinar
This training course applies to environmental laboratories seeking recognition of environmental testing under ELAP and those in need of understanding the challenges of updating their quality systems to become compliant under the 2016 TNI Standard.
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.
Overview of Syllabus:
- Review of the newly adopted ELAP requirements
- Quality system requirements
- Technical aspects
- Corrective actions
- Internal audit/Management review
- Options for various types of laboratories
- Common assessment findings
Who Should Attend?
- Laboratory Managers
- Laboratory Technicians
- Laboratory personnel who operate and maintain the laboratory quality system
- Consultants and suppliers that work with laboratories
This 90-minute webinar includes a Q&A session with the Instructor.
About the Instructor
Tony Francis, PhD
Dr. Francis, an IAS instructor and assessor, 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
May 22, 2020, 9 am Pacific Time
Additional webinar and login details will be sent once registration is complete.
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Questions About Accreditation?
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Complete Training Schedule for 2020
View all the IAS training courses that are currently planned this year.