6.0 Technical Requirements
6.1.1 – Inventory List of Equipment
6.2 – General Equipment Procedures
6.2.1 – General procedure for ensuring the calibration, standardization, check, and maintenance are performed for all required equipment and measurement standards at the specified intervals.
6.5 – Equipment Records
6.5.1 – Cal/Check/Standard Procedure Records
184.108.40.206 – Provide Calibration Certificates – Establish the traceability of measurement standards or in-house equipment used for calibrations, standardizations, and checks.
6.6 – Sample management
6.6.1 – Procedure for storage, retention, and disposal of test samples.
6.6.2 – Procedure for identifying samples
6.7 – Test Records and Reports
6.7.1 – Methods used to produce test records and to prepare, check, and amend test reports.
6.7.2 – Procedure for amending test reports
6.8 – Subcontracting
6.8.1 – Documentation describing policies followed by the laboratory relative to subcontracting and its procedure for selecting subcontractors and reporting of results
6.9 – Assuring Quality Results
6.9.1 – Provide a written procedure that describes how your laboratory monitors the quality and validity of test results. Monitoring must be a planned event by one of the following;
220.127.116.11 – External non-bias assessment programs that may include but not limited to the AASHTO Accreditation Program (AAP), Concrete and Cement Reference Laboratory (CCRL), conduct on-site assessments, . In this section, provide the programs your laboratory is involved in, specific details.
18.104.22.168 – Proficiency Sample Program (PSP) your laboratory participates in;
22.214.171.124 – Retesting of retained items
maintained in a climate controlled area at ambient temperature, Re-testing as required.
6.9.2 – Records of monitoring Activities
126.96.36.199 – Record for onsite/remote Assessments; this record is created by clicking QMS Reports Tab, or the Reports Tab along the top. The records will automatically appear in this section of your Quality Manual.
188.8.131.52 – Records for Proficiency Sample Programs or Interlaboratory Comparison Testing Records; this record is created by clicking QMS Reports Tab, or the Reports Tab along the top. Records will automatically appear in this section of your Quality Manual.
184.108.40.206 – Retesting of Retained Items Records