EMSL's Atlanta, Georgia Lab Receives AIHA EMLAP Accreditation; Top laboratory raises the bar when it comes to analytical quality amongst environmental laboratories.ATLANTA, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- EMSL Analytical, the largest network of indoor air quality Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) deals with the content of interior air that could affect health and comfort of building occupants. The IAQ may be compromised by microbial contaminants (mold, bacteria), chemicals (such as carbon monoxide, radon), allergens, or any mass or energy stressor testing laboratories in the nation, announced its Atlanta, Georgia laboratory has just received the esteemed AIHA AIHA American Industrial Hygiene Association; autoimmune hemolytic anemia.
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"With so many changes in recent history related to analytical laboratories, it is increasingly important that EMSL communicate our diamond standard when it comes to quality analysis, and the methodologies practiced to deliver quality reporting," states Leslie Boggs, National Director of Marketing & Public Relations for EMSL.
"We will always strive to raise the bar when it comes to analytical quality amongst environmental laboratories. One of the ways we do this is by seeking out top scientists like Rick Billups, who runs the microbiology department at our Atlanta lab," said Leslie Boggs in closing.
When a laboratory is EMLAP Accredited by AIHA, its clients have assurance that the laboratory has met a defined set of performance standards, including personnel qualifications, proficiency under the Environmental Microbiology Proficiency Analytical Testing (EMPAT) program, facilities, quality assurance, records, analytical methods, and laboratory operation procedures (SOPs). Additionally, AIHA accreditation insures that the laboratory is compliant with ISO (1) See ISO speed.
(2) (International Organization for Standardization, Geneva, Switzerland, www.iso.ch) An organization that sets international standards, founded in 1946. The U.S. member body is ANSI. 17025 policies and procedures Policies and Procedures are a set of documents that describe an organization's policies for operation and the procedures necessary to fulfill the policies. They are often initiated because of some external requirement, such as environmental compliance or other governmental .
About EMSL Analytical, Inc.
EMSL Analytical operates 23 laboratories throughout the nation with full- service analytical services including mold, bacteria, asbestos, lead, indoor allergens, mycotoxins, endotoxins, DNA DNA: see nucleic acid.
or deoxyribonucleic acid
One of two types of nucleic acid (the other is RNA); a complex organic compound found in all living cells and many viruses. It is the chemical substance of genes. based polymerase chain reaction (PCR PCR polymerase chain reaction.
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Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) ) testing, indoor air quality, industrial hygiene, environmental chemistry, forensic, failure, materials, and mechanical testing services. In addition to laboratory testing services, the firm provides mold management seminars, free IAQ seminars and free sampling workshops at various locations throughout the country.
EMSL Analytical currently holds accreditation's with the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), the AIHA Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Accreditation Program (EMLAP), the AIHA Environmental Lead Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELLAP), the AIHA Industrial Hygiene Laboratory Accreditation Program (IHLAP), the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP), the New York Department of Health (NYDOH), TX DOH and various other state, federal and private accrediting bodies. The labs are also successful participants in AIHA's Proficiency Analytical Testing (PAT), Environmental Lead Proficiency Analytical Testing (ELPAT), and the Environmental Mold Proficiency Analytical Testing (EMPAT) programs. It maintains a rigorous in-house QA/QC program to ensure our clients are receiving the most accurate and legally defensible results possible.
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