APPLICATION

MANUAL

MA 2100, Accreditation Manual for Laboratory-Related Activities

Explains the operational activities and responsibilities of ANAB and its customers (excluding forensics and management systems certification bodies).

ACCREDITATION REQUIREMENTS

AR 2201, Control and Use of Accreditation Symbol

Defines mandatory requirements for control and use of the ANAB accreditation symbol, and applies to all organizations accredited by ANAB.

AR 2255, Accreditation Requirements: ISO/IEC 17043 Proficiency Test Providers

Defines accreditation requirements for ISO/IEC 17043 proficiency test providers. To be used in conjunction with MA 2100 (see Manuals above).

ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESS RULES

PR 2301, Accreditation Status

Applies to all customers and provides definitions and specific administrative process for accreditation statuses.

PR 2303, Assessment Activities

The assessment process determines the customer’s compliance with the requirements of the relevant accreditation standards, ANAB accreditation requirements, and any supplemental requirements, and the technical competence to the scope of accreditation. Various activities are used, both on-site and remotely, to evaluate conformance. Assessment activities include all locations where key activities of the customer are performed.

PR 2305, Delays Caused by the Customer

Defines the process when, for whatever reason, a customer delays the accreditation process during the application or assessment stage, and applies to all applicant and accredited customers.

PR 2307, Multi-Site Accreditation

Defines ANAB's process to determine, apply, manage, and accredit multiple-facility organizations (main, satellite, and temporary), mobile, and on-site conformity assessment services of the customer.

PR 2308, Transfer of Accreditation

Defines ANAB's process when an accredited customer seeks to transfer accreditation to ANAB.

PR 2310, Fees and Travel

Defines assessment fees ANAB charges customers and the required travel requirements for ANAB assessors and technical experts.

PR 6000, Appeals and Complaints

Applies to all customers and stakeholders and provides administrative process rules for appeals and complaints.

GUIDANCE DOCUMENTS

 

SCOPES OF ACCREDITATION

PR 2355, Preparing a Draft Scope of Accreditation for ISO/IEC 17043 PT Providers

To assist in drafting scopes of accreditation and to clarify ILAC guidance documents and ANAB requirements, while helping standardize formats for ISO/IEC 17043.

FM 2854, ISO/IEC 17043 Testing Scope Template (contact ANAB)

FM 2855, ISO/IEC 17043 Calibration Scope Template (contact ANAB)

FM 2856, ISO/IEC 17043 Forensics Scope Template (contact ANAB)

OTHER DOCUMENTS

CL 2901.01, ISO/IEC 17043 General Accreditation Requirements Checklist (contact ANAB)

CL 2901.02, ISO/IEC 17043 Surveillance Assessment Checklist for SA1, SDR, SDA (contact ANAB)

CL 2901.03, ISO/IEC 17043 Surveillance Assessment Checklist for SA2 (contact ANAB)

CL 2901.04, ISO/IEC 17043 Scope Expansion Technical Review Checkist (contact ANAB)

CL 2911, Customer Documentation Checklist, PTP General Accreditation Requirements (for Initial Accreditation Assessment and Document Review Activity Prior) (contact ANAB)

CL 2911.01, Customer Documentation Checklist, PTP General Accreditation Requirements (for Full and Surveillance On-site Assessment Activities) (contact ANAB)

CL 2911.02, Customer Documentation Checklist, PTP General Accreditation Requirements (for Remote Surveillance Assessment Activities) (contact ANAB)

CL 2911.03, Customer Documentation Checklist, PTP General Accreditation Requirements (for Transfer Assessment Activities) (contact ANAB)

CL 2911.04, Customer Documentation Checklist, PTP General Accreditation Requirements (for On-site Scope Expansion Assessment Activities) (contact ANAB)

FM 2805, PT/ILC Four-year Plan

FM 2806, Proficiency Testing Alternative Approval

FM 2807, Traceability and In-house Calibration Tracking (contact ANAB)

FM 2809, Subcontractor Form

FM 2813, ISO/IEC 17043 Technical Competence Evaluation (OPIE) (contact ANAB)

FM 6001, Appeal Form

FM 6002, Complaint Form

CHANGE NOTIFICATIONS

FM 2830, Client Notification