Harnessing the Challenges in Reinventing California's Laboratory Accreditation Program - California Regulatory Agency Perspective

Oral Presentation

Prepared by B. LaBelle
California Department of Toxic Substances Control, 700 Heinz Avenue, Suite 100, Berkeley, CA, 94710, United States


Contact Information: bruce.labelle@dtsc.ca.gov; 510-540-3003


ABSTRACT

Californiaís Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program has taken a journey of transformation beginning with the acknowledgment of a troubled program. The first step was to commission an Expert Review Panel to identify the programís weaknesses and chart the course for improvements. Hear perspectives from the Expert Panel, ELAP, and stakeholders as they take the road to making ELAP an effective, sustainable accreditation program.