Free PJLA Webinars
PJLA is now offering free webinars on various topics in relation to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 for both testing and calibration laboratories.
These are for all interested parties including: laboratories seeking accreditation, accredited laboratories, assessors and consultants.
Thursday, June 27 – 1:00pm EST
ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Section 7.10” Nonconforming Work” & Section 8.6 “Improvement”
When any aspect of its laboratory activities or results of this work do not conform to its own procedures or the agreed requirements of the customer the requirements specified in Section 7.10 “Nonconforming Work” of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 will need to be followed. This webinar will look into these requirements including what a laboratories procedure needs to ensure. Section 8.6 “Improvement” specifies that a laboratory needs to actively seek feedback from its customers. This feedback should be used for improvement. We will look at these requirements along with means of seeking feedback which will fulfill these requirements and also be a useful tool to benefit the organization.
Thursday, July 25 – 1:00pm EST
Section 5.0 “Structural Requirements” of ISO/IEC 17025:2017
This section specifies broad encompassing requirements concerning documentation of laboratory activities, laboratory organization, structure, and responsibilities. This webinar will look each clause within Section 5 and highlight the flexibility given to laboratories in meeting these requirements.
Thursday, August 29 – 1:00pm EST
Common findings in assessments to the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Standard
We are well within the transition period of ISO/IEC 17025:2005 to ISO/IEC 17025:2017. During the last two years there have been some reoccurring issues found during PJLA assessments. This webinar will look at some common findings found within our ISO/IEC 17025:2017 assessments and shed some light on the requirements and how compliance can be achieved.
Friday, September 20 – 1:00pm EST
Decision Rules and their application to meeting the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and the needs of the customer
The ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Standard defines the decision rule. This webinar will look at the requirements along with meeting the needs of the customer when making statements of compliance and the decision rule associated with it. Examples will be shown in both testing and calibration in applying decision rules to be conveyed to customers and also documented on reports provided to the customers.