Reviews for Implementing ISO/IEC 17025:2005 : A Practical Guide

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Mehta, who helps pharmaceutical, biologic, medical device, dietary supplement, and food manufacturing companies with the implementation/remediation of quality systems, corrective and preventive action, gap analyses, audits, process improvements, and training projects, explains the requirements identified in ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and provides a road map for organizations that want to receive accreditation for their laboratories. He outlines the differences between ISO 9001 and ISO/IEC 17025 and presents tools needed for laboratories to achieve accreditation. He describes the management and technical requirements in the areas of organization; management systems; document control; review of requests, tenders, and contracts; subcontracting of tests and calibrations; purchasing services and supplies; customer service; complaints; control of nonconforming testing and calibration work; improvement; corrective and preventive action; control of records; internal audits; management reviews; personnel; accommodation and environmental conditions; test and calibration methods and method validation; equipment; measurement traceability; sampling; handling of test and calibration items; assuring the quality of test and calibration results; and reporting results. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (