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ISO/IEC17025 – General Accreditation RequirementsChecklistCL 2900 Authority: Vice PresidentEffective: 02/01/2017ISO/IEC 17025 – General Accreditation RequirementsLaboratory InformationCompany NameTrident Systems & Engineering (TSE)Laboratory Location(s)2646 Palma Dr. Ste 130 Ventura CA 93003Completed By / Date12/28/2017Assessor InformationAssessor Name(s)Charles S SharpAssessment TypeAnnualDate of Assessment12/28/2017 This checklist is to be used as part of the ANAB 17025 General Accreditation Requirements. This checklist includes the requirements of:o ISO/IEC 17025:2005 - General Requirements for the Competence of Testing andCalibration Laboratories;o Accreditation Requirements (AR) for calibration, testing and use of accreditedsymbol. The requirements identified within this checklist are summarized from the referenced standards. This checklist will be used for the following assessment activities:oAADR – Accreditation Assessment Document Review;oAA– Accreditation Assessment (initial);oTRA– Transfer Reassessment;oRA– Reassessment.www.anab.orgPage 1 of 37

ISO/IEC17025 – General Accreditation Requirements ChecklistCL 2900Authority: Vice President17025ElementEffective: 02/01/2017RequirementCustomer DocumentReferenceConformanceC NC NA4Management Requirements4.1Organization4.1.1Is the laboratory/parent organization an entity that can beheld legally responsible?QAM 1-5.5 sec 5.1.1C4.1.2Is the laboratory carrying out testing/calibration activitiesto meet the requirements of the International Standardand satisfying the needs of customers, regulatoryauthorities, or organizations providing recognition?QAM 1-5.5 sec 5.2.2C4.1.3Does the laboratory’s management system cover workcarried out in the laboratory’s permanent facilities, at sitesaway from its permanent facilities, or in associatedtemporary/mobile facilities?QAM 1-5.5 sec 5.2.3C4.1.4If the laboratory is part of an organization performingactivities other than testing or calibration, are theresponsibilities of key personnel in the organization thathave an involvement or influence on testing or calibrationactivities defined in order to identify potential conflicts ofinterest? *Objective evidence is requiredQAM 1-5.5 sec 5.2.44.1.5The laboratory shall:a)* b)Does the laboratory have managerial and technicalpersonnel who, irrespective of other responsibilities, havethe authority and resources needed to carry out theirduties, including the implementation, maintenance, andimprovement of the management system, and to identifythe occurrence of departures from the managementsystem or from the procedures for performing testsand/or calibrations, and to initiate actions to prevent orminimize such departures (see also 5.2)?Does the laboratory have arrangements to ensureComments on ConformanceSole proprietorship, Charles S Sharp dba TridentSystems & Engineering licensed for business inVentura California.meets the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025 and/orNCSL Z540-1 and our quality manual, it satisfy theneeds of our Customer and/or organizationsproviding authorization and/or accreditationWe perform some performance evaluations ofmeasuring and testing devices at sites that areoutside the permanent laboratory facilities. Thesesites are located at the owner’s facility and may beeither within a building or outdoors – no accreditedon-site work performed we have 3 levels of service– NIST cal, Z540 cal, 17025 cal.COur only activities are Calibration related services.Our organizational structure is defined There areno conflictsQAM 1-5.5 sec 5.3CManagement and technical personnel of TSE areequipped with the authority and resources toperform their duties and are aware of the importanceof their activities.QAM 1-5.5 sec 5.4CManagement ensures that TSE is independent fromLegend: Lab Document Reference Laboratory document to demonstrate compliance. Include: Document Name(s), Paragraph Number(s) or Equivalent. C Compliant, NC Non-Compliant,NA Not Applicable* These requirements, at a minimum, will be covered during an AADR activitywww.anab.orgPage 2 of 37

ISO/IEC17025 – General Accreditation Requirements ChecklistCL 290017025ElementAuthority: Vice PresidentEffective: 02/01/2017RequirementCustomer DocumentReferenceConformanceC NC NAComments on Conformanceany pressures – commercial, financial, or others,which adversely affect the quality of test andresulting reportsmanagement and personnel are free from any undueinternal/external commercial, financial and otherpressures and influences that may adversely affect thequality of their work?* c)Does the laboratory have policies and procedures toensure protection of customers’ confidential informationand proprietary rights, including procedures forprotecting electronic storage and transmission of results?*Objective evidence is requiredQAM 1-5.5 sec 5.5C* d)Does the laboratory have policies and procedures toavoid involvement in any activities that would diminishconfidence in its competence, impartiality, judgment, oroperational integrity? *Objective evidence is requiredQAM 1-5.5 sec 3.1.1CTSE maintains the confidentiality and proprietaryrights of all information, including the type of workperformed and the results of tests to the extentallowable by law and in accordance with theadministrative procedures. (See Appendix H, APNo. 1, Procedures for Customer Confidentiality andProprietary Rights.)It is the policy of TSE to avoid involvement inactivities that diminish confidence in competence,impartiality, judgment or operational integrity.Procedure is that employees report any breechesSigned conflict policy in place.* e)* f)* g)* h)Does the laboratory define the organization andmanagement structure of the laboratory, its place in anyparent organization, and relationships among qualitymanagement, technical operations, and support services?*Objective evidence is requiredDoes the laboratory specify the responsibility, authority,and interrelationships of all personnel who manage,perform, or verify work affecting the quality oftests/calibrations? *Objective evidence is requiredDoes the laboratory provide adequate supervision oftesting and calibration staff, including trainees, bypersons familiar with methods and procedures, thepurpose of each test and/or calibration, and with theassessment of the test or calibration results?Does the laboratory have technical management whichhas overall responsibility for technical operations and theQAM 1-5.5 sec 5.0COrganizational Structure – OK See Appendix BQAM 1-5.5 sec 5.0CDefined in Quality Management SystemQAM 1-5.5 sec 5.0CLab manager supervisesQAM 1-5.5 sec 5.3.2CCharles S SharpLegend: Lab Document Reference Laboratory document to demonstrate compliance. Include: Document Name(s), Paragraph Number(s) or Equivalent. C Compliant, NC Non-Compliant,NA Not Applicable* These requirements, at a minimum, will be covered during an AADR activitywww.anab.orgPage 3 of 37

ISO/IEC17025 – General Accreditation Requirements ChecklistCL 2900Authority: Vice President17025Element* i)j)k)Effective: 02/01/2017Requirementprovision of the resources needed to ensure the requiredquality of laboratory operations?Does the laboratory have a member of staff who isappointed as quality manager (however named) who,irrespective of other duties and responsibilities, has thedefined responsibility and authority for ensuring that themanagement system related to quality is implemented andfollowed at all times; does the quality manager havedirect access to the highest level of management at whichdecisions are made on laboratory Policy or resources?*Objective evidence is requiredDoes the laboratory have deputies appointed for keymanagerial personnel (see note)? *Objectiveevidence is requiredDoes the laboratory ensure that its personnel are aware ofthe relevance and importance of their activities and howthey contribute to the achievement of the objectives of themanagement system?* 4.1.6Does top management ensure that appropriatecommunication processes are established in thelaboratory and that communication occurs regarding theeffectiveness of the management system?4.2Quality System4.2.1Has the laboratory established, implemented andmaintained a quality system appropriate to its scopeof activity and communicated, understood, availableand implemented by appropriate personnel?4.2.24.2.2Are the laboratory’s management system policies definedin a quality manual (however named), including a qualitypolicy statement? *Objective evidence is requiredIs the quality policy statement issued under the authorityof top management? *Objective evidence is requiredCustomer DocumentReferenceConformanceC NC NAComments on ConformanceQAM 1-5.5 sec 5.3.4CCharles S Sharp See Appendix B See Tech# ListQAM 1-5.5 sec 5.0CChad Sharp See Tech# ListQAM 1-5.5 sec 5.3CNo 5.3 in QAMQAM 1-5.5 sec 5.0CA Management Review is held annually with allManagement and Technical personnelQAM 1-5.5 sec3.0 / 6.0CQuality Management System is appropriate to sizeof labQAM 1-5.5 sec 6.0 / 3.0CDefined in QAMQAM 1-5.5 sec 3.1.1CCharles SharpLegend: Lab Document Reference Laboratory document to demonstrate compliance. Include: Document Name(s), Paragraph Number(s) or Equivalent. C Compliant, NC Non-Compliant,NA Not Applicable* These requirements, at a minimum, will be covered during an AADR activitywww.anab.orgPage 4 of 37

ISO/IEC17025 – General Accreditation Requirements ChecklistCL 290017025ElementAuthority: Vice PresidentRequirement4.2.2Are overall objectives established in the managementsystem and reviewed during management review?*Objective evidence is required* 4.2.2A quality Policy statement shall be issued under theauthority of the chief executive and shall include:* a)* b)* c)* d)* e)4.2.34.2.4Effective: 02/01/2017Does the quality policy statement include management’scommitment to good professional practice and to thequality of its testing and calibration in servicing itscustomers?Does the quality policy statement include management’sstatement of the laboratory’s standard of service?Does the quality policy statement include the purpose ofthe management system related to quality?Does the quality policy statement include a requirementthat all personnel concerned with testing and calibrationactivities within the laboratory familiarize themselveswith the quality documentation and implement thepolicies and procedures in their work?Does the quality policy statement include laboratorymanagement’s commitment to comply with theInternational Standard and to continually improve theeffectiveness of the management system?Does evidence exist showing top management iscommitted to the development and implementation ofthe management system and to continually improving itseffectiveness?Does top management communicate to the organizationthe importance of meeting customer requirements as wellas statutory and regulatory requirements?Customer DocumentReferenceConformanceC NC NAComments on ConformanceCThe objective of our quality manual is to establish adocumented quality system that provides forcontinuous improvement of that quality system toensure reliable and accurate test results. See theCompany ReviewQAM 1-5.5 sec 3.0COur policy is to provide the highest reasonablequality performance evaluation services attainableto Customers through continuous improvement ofthe quality systemQAM 1-5.5 sec 3.0CQuality in our services is a constant effort and focus.QAM 1-5.5 sec 3.0CQuality in our services is a constant effort and focus.QAM 1-5.5 sec 3.1.4CTSE personnel who perform performance evaluationtesting are familiar with the quality documentation,which is implemented in their work, policies andproceduresQAM 1-5.5 sec 3.0Ccontinuous improvement of the quality systemQAM 1-5.5 sec 3.1.2CCommitment to Improvements are recorded anddefined in our Management ReviewQAM 1-5.5 sec 4.0COn SO for each job - OKQAM 1-5.5 sec 1.1Legend: Lab Document Reference Laboratory document to demonstrate compliance. Include: Document Name(s), Paragraph Number(s) or Equivalent. C Compliant, NC Non-Compliant,NA Not Applicable* These requirements, at a minimum, will be covered during an AADR activitywww.anab.orgPage 5 of 37

ISO/IEC17025 – General Accreditation Requirements ChecklistCL 290017025Element* 4.2.54.2.64.2.74.3* 4.3.14.3.24.3.2.1* 4.3.2.1Authority: Vice PresidentEffective: 02/01/2017RequirementDoes the quality manual include or make reference tosupporting procedures including technical proceduresand outline the structure of documentation used in themanagement system? *Objective evidence is requiredAre the roles/responsibilities of technical managementand the quality manager, including their responsibility forensuring compliance with the International Standard,defined in the quality manual? *Objective evidence isrequiredDoes top management ensure that the integrity of themanagement system is maintained when changesto the management system are planned and implemented?Customer DocumentReferenceConformanceC NC NAComments on ConformanceQAM 1-5.5 sec 3.1.5CVarious citations noted Also see SOP and SOIQAM 1-5.5 sec 5.0 / 7.0CDefined in QAMQAM 1-5.5 sec 3.1.1.2CIt is the Policy of TSE that the integrity of themanagement system is maintained by topmanagement especially when changes are made.QAM 1-5.5 sec 6.0CAppendix H AP No. 3, Document ControlCAll documents are reviewed and approved for useby authorized personnel prior to issuing thedocument to personnel in the laboratoryDocument ControlDoes the laboratory establish and maintainprocedures to control all documents that form partof its management system (internally generated orfrom external sources), such as regulations,standards, other normative documents,test/calibration methods, as well as drawings,software, specifications, instructions, and manuals?*Objective evidence is requiredNOTE – This includes ANAB AccreditationRequirements.Document Approval & IssueAre all documents issued to personnel in the lab as part ofthe management system reviewed and approved for us