Florida Department of Health and Third Party Assessors - a Partnership

Operational and Advocacy Issues Impacting the Environmental Laboratory Industry
Oral Presentation

Prepared by V. Soto Contreras
Florida Department of Health - Environmental Laboratory Certification Program, 1217 Pearl Street, P. O. Box 210, Jacksonville, Florida, 32231, United States

Contact Information: [email protected]; 904-791-1582


This presentation will give a brief story of how the Fl Environmental Laboratory Certification Program (ELCP) evolved to be a TNI state, the program's decision to contract third party assessors, and how this arrangement has worked for the program, for the third party assessors and the laboratories.