Creating a quality management system that is both suitable for your laboratory’s needs and meets the requirements of the ISO 17025:2017 International Standard is a significant undertaking, which requires both a clear understanding of the International Standard, together with experience of laboratory operations.
With over 25 years of experience of working in chemistry laboratories and over five years of consultancy experience, I can develop a QMS suitable for your laboratory’s needs and prepare the associated documents for a fixed price.
The objective of this package is to achieve a successful first stage review by the accrediting body.
The overall process consists of:
Two day on site gap analysis and report (can be longer if needed)
Preparation of quality manual, set of quality policies, procedures and forms
Preparation of test or calibration methods for which the laboratory is seeking accreditation
Two day on site review of draft documents (can be longer if needed)
Proofreading of all documents
Presentation of documents in both electronic and hard copy format
Two day preassesment audit
Attendance at assessment (subject to acceptance by the accrediting body)
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Clause 8.1 of the ISO 17025 International Standard requires the laboratory to establish a quality management system suitable for its needs, which underpins all of its operations.