ELAP Webinar 15 - QMS Implementation for a small laboratory

MS Implementation for a small laboratory

ELAP-Webinar-15 - QMS Implementation for a small laboratory


Small laboratories often feel overwhelmed by the requirements set forth in the 2016 TNI Standard and other regulations. A full-time Quality Manager is not always required (or possible). The objective of this training is to provide small laboratories with an understanding of what is required and to assist with ideas and tools to comply. Remember, standards and regulations state what to do, not how to do it.



What is required to meet the 2016 TNI Standard?

  • Learn the Standard
  • Resources
  • Tools
  • Make a plan

The assessment process

  • Preparation
  • Improvement
  • Post-assessment options

How quality affects data generation

Your Instructor

Tony Francis, PhD
Tony Francis, PhD

Dr. Francis has extensive experience in chemistry and biology. He is currently a principal with SAW Environmental (2004 to present). He was owner/operator of a large environmental laboratory in Nevada prior to becoming a full-time consultant. He performs and manages third‐party laboratory audits for several states, QA/QC consulting to individual laboratories, and provides internal audits, data integrity training, and data validation to private and governmental laboratories. Dr. Francis is a contract assessor for IAS assessing laboratories to ISO/IEC 17025 and various TNI Standards. He is a fully qualified NELAC assessor in organic and inorganic chemistry, microbiology, cryptosporidium, radiochemistry, solids, aqueous, tissue, and air. He is an EPA-approved drinking water certification officer in all areas available.

Dr. Francis performs 30-40 audits per year. He received his PhD in chemistry from the U. of Utah, 2003

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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