Standard Guide for Evaluating Laboratory Measurement Practices and the Statistical Analysis of the Resulting Data
|Publication Date:||29 December 1989|
|ICS Code (Quality management and quality assurance):||03.120.10|
1.1 This guide covers key elements of an evaluation of a laboratory's measurement practices and the statistical analysis of the resulting data. This guide addresses an evaluation that covers a broad range of in-house quality measurements, some of which may be directly related to accreditation requirements.
1.2 This guide describes what to look for as documentation in order to verify the operation of the practices, and what parts of the data to test and interpret in order to verify the quality of data being generated by the laboratory.
1.3 This guide does not specify or provide guidance for the establishment or assessment of a quality program.
NOTE 1--Generic guidelines dealing with elements of a quality program may be found in ANSI, A1, A3, Q1, Q2, Z34.1; ISO9000-9004; and ILAC/ISO Collected Reports 1979-1983.