This 2 hour webinar will introduce the fundamentals of contract review that are necessary to meet customer expectations and successfully implement ISO/IEC 17025.
At the end of this session, using your notes and ISO/IEC 17025 or NIST Handbook 143, you will be able to:
Note: Course learning objectives may be amended based on the upcoming update of ISO/IEC 17025 (minor impact anticipated), which is estimated to occur in Fall 2017.
There are no prerequisites for this webinar.
Read ISO/IEC 17025 (NIST HB 143- Section 4.4, Review of Requests, Tenders, and Contracts. Write a short paragraph describing one challenge or difficulty you (or your laboratory) faces with the Contract Review process. Record the amount of time it takes you to complete the pre-work assignment and submit the time when you email the assignment.
Submit the pre-work to the instructor by COB on Thursday, July 26, 2018.
Successful Completion includes completing the pre-work assignment, full attendance, and full participation in the session activities and discussions.
Laboratory personnel 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 useful for administrative or management staff who help define the lab procedures or those that schedule calibration work for laboratory customers. Administrative or management staff who are involved in reviewing work items as they are accepted in the laboratory, or determining if the work is on your laboratory scope, or associated activities in expanding your scope, if appropriate, will find the contract review webinar very helpful. This course is available for non-weights and measures participants.
The current fee for webinars is $199. The payment deadline is COB July 30, 2018. Registration fees for State weights and measures metrologists are funded by NIST OWM.
Phone: 301 - 975 - 3690
Email: elizabeth.gentry [at] nist.gov ( (link sends e-mail))
The webinar will be a live stream, so participants must have a constant connection during the webinar (hard-wired is preferred).
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3. Optional: If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before:
NIST / Office of Weights and Measures