Roadmap to Transition to the New ANAB 2017 Accreditation Requirements (AR 3028) for Forensic Testing Labs

Course Description

This course was developed to assist Forensic Service Providers in the transition to the new ANAB ISO/IEC 17025 Forensic Science Testing Laboratory Accreditation Requirements (AR 3028) and the newly merged forensic ANAB accreditation program.  A brief overview of the newly merged ANAB ISO/IEC 17025 forensic accreditation program and assessment process as well as the timelines for when the 2017 accreditation requirements must be implemented is presented.  Primarily, this course provides a detailed review of the new ANAB ISO/IEC 17025 Forensic Science Testing Accreditation Requirements (AR 3028).  Participants will read, interpret and discuss the requirements as well as have the opportunity to audit one or more of the new accreditation requirements against their current practice to evaluate options for implementation of the new accreditation requirements.  Lastly, participants will be provided with a checklist of action items which will assist the organization in determining the best approach for transitioning to the new requirements and outlines the minimum documents required for the transition. \

Learning Objectives

  • Gain knowledge related to the new ANAB accreditation program for forensic testing laboratories, the timelines for implementation of the revised requirements and the options available to transition to the new requirements
  • Learn how to read, interpret and implement the new accreditation requirements
  • Be prepared to assist their laboratory with the transition to and implementation of the new forensic accreditation requirements
  • Be prepared to assist their laboratory with preparing for an ANAB ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation assessment

Who should attend?

This course is for any Forensic Service Provider currently accredited to the ASCLD/LAB-International 2011 forensic testing supplemental accreditation requirements.

Private On-site Training

The Roadmap to Transition to the New ANAB 2017 Accreditation Requirements (AR 3028) for Forensic Testing Labs training is available as an on-site course. Private on-site courses are a great option for organizations that have several staff members that need the training. Contact us at training@anab.org or 414-501-5466 for more information.