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4/19/2017 » 4/21/2017
2017 Policies & Practices (P2) Conference
10/2/2017 » 10/5/2017
ACILs' 80th Annual Meeting (2017)
Save the Date for the 2017 Annual Meeting - Portland, Or (The Benson Hotel)
October 2-5, 2017
Click below to see the final program for the recent event.
Easily meet ISO/IEC 17025, Section 5.9 quality control requirements with ACIL’s inter-laboratory comparison “round robins.”
Plans call for this new ACIL program to meet both ISO/IEC 17025 and FHWA requirements and include separate laboratory and field technician certifications.
This new ACIL program will allow environmental laboratories to meet government accreditation requirements through contracts with private sector providers.
Use customized client surveys to meet ISO/IEC 17025, Section 4.7.2 requirements and assess performance quality while maintaining confidentiality of customer information.
Key topics to enhance laboratory operations include human resources, financial management and technology.
Specific training for laboratory technicians provided with this new ACIL training currently under development.
Continuing educational topics include ISO/IEC 17025 and 17011, ANSI NCSLI Z540.3, uncertainty of measurement, construction materials testing, etc.
Special workshops cover topics of current interest, such as improving environmental testing methodology.
Bi-monthly newsletters for members only that provide insights and information on current issues for third party independent testing laboratories.
Quarterly newsletters for members only that provide current information about activity of the ACIL Associate member. Sections include, What’s New, What’s Hot, Technical/White Papers, and Product Showcase.
For members only, this publication provides timely updates on critical electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) standards from Don Heirman, Chair, CISPR & ANSI ASC C63®.
A joint effort between ACIL and NACLA, this document consolidates ISO/IEC 17025, AASHTO R-18 and NIST 7012 requirements, leading to one accreditation for all.
A collection of recent ACIL position papers that represent ACIL’s opinion about specific topics.
Members enjoy many benefits through associations with other independent laboratories that help to emphasize their core competencies. For more details, read the ACIL Value Proposition.
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