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BS ISO 4094:2017 pdf free.Paper, board and pulps – General requirements for the competence of laboratories authorized
If the Authorized Laboratory is part of an organization performing activities other than testing and/or calibration, the responsibilities of key personnel in the organization that have an involvement or influence on the testing and/or calibration activities of the Authorized Laboratory shall be defined in order to identify potential conflicts of interest.
Where an Authorized Laboratory is part of a larger organization, the organizational arrangements shall be such that departments having conflicting interests, such as production, commercial marketing or financing, do not adversely influence the laboratory’s compliance with the requirements of this document.
If the Authorized Laboratory wishes to be recognized as a third-party laboratory, it shall be able to demonstrate that it is impartial and that it and its personnel are free from any undue commercial,financial and other pressures which might influence their technical judgement. The third-party testing or calibration laboratory shall not engage in any activities that may endanger the trust in its independence of judgement and integrity in relation to its testing or calibration activities.
a) have managerial and technical personnel who, irrespective of other responsibilities, have the authority and resources needed to carry out their duties, including the implementation,maintenance and improvement of the management system, and to identify the occurrence of departures from the management system or from the procedures for performing tests and/or calibrations, and to initiate actions to prevent or minimize such departures (see also 5.2);
b) have arrangements to ensure that its management and personnel are free from any undue internal and external commercial, financial and other pressures and influences that may adversely affect the quality of their work;
c) have policies and procedures to ensure the protection of its customers’ confidential information and proprietary rights, including procedures for protecting the electronic storage and transmission of results;
d) have policies and procedures to avoid involvement in any activities that would diminish confidence in its competence, impartiality, judgement or operational integrity;
e) define the organization and management structure of the Authorized Laboratory, its place in any parent organization, and the relationships between quality management, technical operations and support services;BS ISO 4094 pdf download.

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