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State Laboratory Annual Submission Process

Purpose:

For State Laboratory weights and measures staff to review annual submission requirements for laboratory Recognition.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this session, participants will be able to submit a complete annual review package to NIST Office of Weights and Measures. This webinar covers the requirements for annual submission to NIST Weights and Measures Division. The session will review the process OWM uses to evaluate each submission and the Scoring Model. The session will use Handbook 143 Table 1 as an outline to review each item that is required:

  • Appendix B (consolidated with Appendix D);
  • Appendix C (preferably Handbook 150 checklist/form or ISO/IEC 17025 checklist/form);
  • Appendix E (preferably in Excel Uncertainty Tables);
  • Management Review; PT/ILC Follow Up forms; and Internal Audits (Quality and Technical).

Additional items will be briefly reviewed and discussed.

Technology Requirement(s):

You will need the following to participate in the webinar:

  • Computer or laptop
  • Internet browser, a broadband connection is recommended
  • Telephone. Optional: a telephone headset

Materials & Supplies: 

Not applicable.

Prerequisite(s): 

There are no prerequisites for this webinar.

Minimum Requirement(s):

Completion includes completing pre-work assignment, full attendance and participation in the session activities and discussion, and completing an on-line evaluation after the course.

Audience:

State laboratory staff who have responsibilities for developing, implementing, and/or improving the quality management system in their laboratory as well as those who are seeking OWM recognition and/or accreditation or improvements to support recognition/accreditation.
This webinar is also useful for administrative or management staff who are involved in what gets submitted annually for ongoing recognition of the laboratory.

Cost: 

The current fee for webinars is $199 and confirmed participants will be provided a web link to make a payment. Registration fees for State weights and measures regulatory officials and metrologists are funded by NIST OWM.

Instructor(s):

Georgia Harris
Office of Weights and Measures,
(301) 975 - 4014
Email: georgia.harris@nist.gov

Related Project(s):

NIST OWM has a number of other training opportunities scheduled. For more information:

Details:

Start Date: Thursday, October 24, 2013
End Date: Thursday, October 24, 2013
Location: Adobe Connect
Audience: Industry, Government
Format: Webinar

Sponsor(s):

NIST / Office of Weights and Measures

Class No.
5249

Time: 2:00p.m - 4:00p.m ET

Registration:

Register for participation using the Office of Weights and Measures Contact Management System. Database users must first establish an account by going to the link listed above. You must register in the OWM Contact Management System to participate in the webinar. Follow the instructions to create an account unless you are already a registered user. Your request will be processed within one business day and then you will be sent a password so that you may begin to use the system. Registered webinar participants will receive an e-mail confirmation and will be provided a web link to make a payment. If you have any questions, please contact Isabel Chavez at (301) 975‑2128.

Registration Contact:

Yvonne Branden,
Office of Weights and Measures,
(301) 975 - 3272
Email: yvonne.branden@nist.gov

Isabel Chavez,
Contact Management System Administrator,
(301) 975 - 2128
Email: isabel.chavez@nist.gov

Security Instructions:

Not applicable.

Visitor Information 

Not applicable.

Transportation

Not applicable.

Technical Contact:

Georgia Harris
Office of Weights and Measures,
(301) 975 - 4014
Email: georgia.harris@nist.gov