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IAS ELAP Webinar 18 - Management Requirements for ELAP Laboratories

Management Requirements for ELAP Laboratories

Webinar | June 24, 2022 | 9am-10:30am (Pacific Time)

The California State Water Resources Board has approved the new Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) regulations for accrediting environmental laboratories. This free 90-minute live webinar, the 18th in a series from the International Accreditation Service (IAS), will provide an understanding of management requirements.

Overview of Webinar

The 2016 TNI Standard requires specific management items all laboratories must address. This webinar will focus on management policies related to communication of customers and staff, laboratory organization, and non-conforming work. Examples of various management types will be provided. This webinar will be useful to laboratory management, supervisors, and quality assurance staff.

Additional webinar and login details will be sent once registration is complete.

Overview of Syllabus

  • Introduction

  • Identifying required management policies

  • Writing management procedures

  • Mechanisms of communication

  • Examples of management types

Who Should Attend?

  • Laboratory Managers and Staff

  • Quality Assurance Officers

  • Technical Managers

  • Program Managers

Date / Time Friday June 24th, 9am - 10:30am (Pacific Time) Cost Free

About the Instructor Tony Francis PhD

Dr. Francis, an IAS instructor and assessor, has extensive experience in chemistry and biology. He provides data integrity training, and data validation. Dr. Francis has assessed numerous 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. He received his PhD in chemistry from the University of Utah, 2003.

Questions? Email: | Call: +1.562.364.8201

Did you miss the previous 17 ELAP Trainings?

If you weren't able to attend the previous California ELAP Webinars, you can watch them for free on the IAS Website at this link.

Questions About ELAP?

Read the IAS FAQ for California ELAP Regulations in the Important Documents section of the IAS ELAP webpage.

Questions About Accreditation?

If you have questions about applying for accreditation with IAS, please contact Duncan Millar at or visit IAS online at


Complete Training Schedule for 2022 View all the IAS training courses that are currently planned this year. About IAS

  • Headquartered in Brea, California, IAS is ideally located to serve labs in California.

  • A Non-governmental Accreditation Body, with the largest scope of accreditations recognized by TNI.

  • A signatory member of the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC), IAS also provides lab accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025.

  • Providing accreditation services since 1975.

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