ELAP WEBINAR 3 – HOW TO PREPARE FOR AN ELAP ASSESSMENT
Preparing for an ELAP Assessment
The objective of this training is to provide California laboratories an overview of the steps that should be taken to become ELAP/2016 TNI Standard compliant. It will highlight the process of transitioning from the previous standard and regulations to fully implement the new requirements. This one hour training course is primarily suited for laboratory managers, quality assurance officers, technical managers, and program managers.
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.