Spring 2016

Spring 2016

ANAB, ASCLD/LAB Merge Forensics Operations

ANAB signed an affiliation agreement with the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board, merging ASCLD/LAB into ANAB.

ANAB and NAME Form Alliance

ANAB and the National Association of Medical Examiners have formed a strategic alliance whereby ANAB will administer the NAME accreditation program.

World Accreditation Day 2016

"Accreditation: A Global Tool to Support Public Policy" is the them for World Accreditation Day 2016 on June 9. ILAC and IAF offer information and material to support your celebration.


IAAC recently approved ANAB as a member of the IAAC multilateral recognition arrangements for accreditation of food safety management systems certification bodies and information security management systems certification bodies.

Work Continues on RMP Standard

JWG 43 recently convened in Geneva to move forward many revision comments on what will be ISO 17034.

ANAB Provides Training, Accreditation in Russia

Training, accreditation, and sightseeing were all part of a recent trip to the Russian Federation by ANAB's Bill Hirt.

Is a Signed Audit Report Necessary?

ASQ's Ask the Experts feature provides information and practical advice in response to quality-related questions.

ANSI Seeks Comments on Organizational Governance

ISO has circulated a proposal for a new field of activity on organizational governance and ANSI invites stakeholders to submit comments on the proposal by July 1.

News from ILAC

A recent ILAC newsletter features stories about the early days of ILAC, World Accreditation Day 2016, and a rundown of international and regional news.