The Department of Defense Environmental Data Quality Workgroup (EDQW) and the Department of Energy Data Quality Workgroup (DQW) released a draft QSM Version 5.2 for review and comment. In addition to the gray boxes containing ISO 17025:2017 requirements that are different or more stringent than ISO 17025:2005 there are other changes in the document which are highlighted in yellow. Please submit all comments no later than Wednesday October 31, 2018 to Mr. Mathew Lloyd at firstname.lastname@example.org. To see a copy of this document, contact Catalyst.
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The Florida Department of Health has finalized a rule updating their laboratory accreditation program to the 2016 TNI standard, effective September 26, 2018. Although not stated anywhere, laboratories should be in compliance with the new standard by April 2019. https://www.flrules.org/Gateway/View_Notice.asp?ID=20729111
Here’s a short video by SampleServe, a product that blends field data and reporting with the LIMS.
The 2018 National Environmental Monitoring Conference (NEMC) featured over 180 oral or poster presentations covering a number of topics.
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