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ISO 17025 Implementation FY07

NOTE: This page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being maintained or updated.
Current Information can be found at: ISO 17025 Implementation - FY08

Objective

  • To validate laboratory quality through certification and compliance with ISO 17025 - General Requirements for the Competence of Testing Laboratories
Clip art of Mask and lab workers

Applicable Standards

  • ISO 17025 - General Requirements for the Competence of Testing Laboratories

Key Partners

  • None

Stakeholders

  • Manufacturers
  • Approval holders
  • Testing Laboratories/Contractors
  • Respirator Users

Project Scope


  • 3 Parallel processes for 5 years
    • STP evaluation & validation
    • Document creation & control
    • Review & creation of laboratory procedures

Milestones

  • Project staff in place by end of 2006
  • Implementation staff added in 2007 & 2008
  • External auditors hired in 2010.

Outputs

  • Validated STPs
  • Process Control Documents
  • Functional Quality Manual for testing lab

Outcomes

  • Increased respirator user confidence in test results and respirator quality
Page last modified: July 23, 2007
Page last reviewed: July 23, 2007 (archived document)
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)