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The Corporate Structure of an AB - How Pure is Pure Enough? From an MRA Evaluator's Point of View

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Author(s)

Jeffrey Horlick

Abstract

This brief presentation defines independence as it relates to the corporate structure of a laboratory accreditation body. Requirements are referenced from ISO/IEC Guide 58, ISO/IEC DIS 17011, International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation ILAC-P1, ANSI-RAB-NAP Advisory No. 1, and a CASCO report on image and integrity of conformity assessment. Accreditation bodies must be organized and operated so as to safeguard the objectivity and impartiality of its activities.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the NACLA 2002 Accreditition Forum
Conference Dates
April 8-9, 2002
Conference Location
Undefined
Conference Title
NACLA Forum

Keywords

accreditation, NACLA, NVLAP

Citation

Horlick, J. (2008), The Corporate Structure of an AB - How Pure is Pure Enough? From an MRA Evaluator's Point of View, Proceedings of the NACLA 2002 Accreditition Forum, Undefined (Accessed April 17, 2024)
Created October 16, 2008