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OSAC Registry Implementation Survey

OSAC wants to better understand how the standards on the OSAC Registry are  being used, the challenges around standards implementation, and what support is needed to improve it. The OSAC Registry Implementation Survey will be a tool we use to collect this information on an annual basis.

Cover page of OSAC's February 2021 Registry Implementation Survey

Our first survey, which opened June 10, 2021 and closed August 31, 2021:

  • Provided a snapshot and assessment of 46 standards that have been posted on the OSAC Registry through March 2021. 
  • Targeted forensic science service providers from across the country (forensic science service providers were asked to submit one response per organization and location).

A preliminary report of the survey results was shared in OSAC’s 2021 Fall Newsletter/Annual Report. A report providing a detailed look at the respondents and the implementation status of the 46 standards represented in the survey was released in February 2022. 

If you have questions or suggestions for improving this report, please email forensics [at] nist.gov.

Created June 10, 2021, Updated February 23, 2022