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Proficiency Testing Programs

AIHA LAP​​ Approved Proficiency Testing Programs and Round Robins

AIHA-LAP, LLC formally approves third-party proficiency testing and round robin programs for its accreditation programs and accepts data from these programs for certain Fields of Testing (FoT).  AIHA-LAP, LLC will consider other programs for approval per AIHA-LAP, LLC Policy Module 6 via the Analytical Accreditation Board Proficiency Testing Task Force. Contact Accreditation Staff​ for approval information.  Note: Those third-party proficiency providers submitted with the Accreditation Application that are not already on this approved provider list will be submitted to the Task Force for approval as part of the administrative review process.
 

List of Approved Proficienc​y Testing Programs and Round Robins by Program 

Additional Resources​ for Proficiency Testing Programs

AIHA LAP, LLC will review and potentially accept to this list any Proficiency Testing Program submitted that the PT analyte falls within the Laboratory Accreditation Program scope. Please find additional programs for submission through the European Proficiency Testing Information System (EPTIS).
Posting date: 06/23/2015

Assistance in Finding Partners for Required Round Robin Programs

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1001 Appendix A requires that any laboratory analyzing asbestos samples for compliance determination participate in round robin testing at least once every 6 months with at least two other independent laboratories.  AIHA Policy 2D.6.3.2 requires that laboratories seeking accreditation for Air Fungal Direct Examination (Spore Trap) participate in a similar round robin slide exchange program. For more information on th​ese Round Robin programs, please contact AIHA-LAP Accreditation Staff​.


​​​​​​APMP-APLAC Joint Proficiency​ Testing Programme

The following proficiency testing programs are offered by the Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC)​ and made available to laboratories accredited  by APLAC signatories.  AIHA-LAP accredited laboratories interested in participating in any listed APLAC PT programs should contact Managing Director Cheryl O. Morton at (703) 846-0789 or at cmorton@aiha.org at least one week before the application deadline.​

Updated: 10/14/2016 1:37 PM