ISO/IEC 17025 - General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories is the primary standard in use for the accreditation of laboratories. The intent of the standard is to establish a framework of activities, procedures, and records systems that enhance the overall quality of the laboratory's test results.
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The focus of this site is on the following 2 sections of the ISO 17025 standard:
4. Management requirements
5. Technical requirements