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Operational & Advocacy Issues Impacting the Laboratory Community - "Harnessing the Challenges in Reinventing California's Laboratory Accreditation Program"
Oral Presentation

Prepared by N. Arsem
East Bay Municipal Utility District, EBMUD Laboratory, 2020 Wake Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94607-5100, United States


Contact Information: nirmela.arsem@ebmud.com; 510-287-1435


ABSTRACT

When California Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) indicated their intention to adopt TNI standards the response from environmental laboratory community was varied. This presentation will focus on the utility laboratories, their unique needs, challenges in adopting TNI standards, and the measures they are taking to be compliant. The presentation explores aspects of the implementation that were well-received and well as ideas for doing it even better the next time.