Publications & Links
Publications by Heather Wade Group
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Heather A. Wade, Editor
Whether you are changing disciplines in your career field, investing in your own continuous improvement journey, training your fellow calibration practitioners, or preparing for ASQ’s Certified Calibration Technician (CCT) exam, this handbook provides the information, guidance, and knowledge to help you achieve your goals.
ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Requirements Overview
By Heather A. Wade & Diana Baldi
Demystify the standard with this must-have ISO/IEC 17025 ebook that explains the detailed requirements and empowers you to confidently translate them for your testing or calibration laboratory.
Effective Communication Between Customers & Labs
By Heather A. Wade
Learn how to address the challenges of effective (and efficient) communication
between customers and their labs with this free download.
Links to Organizations in the Field
ILAC: International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation
"ILAC is the international organisation for accreditation bodies operating in accordance with ISO/IEC 17011 and involved in the accreditation of conformity assessment bodies including calibration laboratories (using ISO/IEC 17025), testing laboratories (using ISO/IEC 17025), medical testing laboratories (using ISO 15189), inspection bodies (using ISO/IEC 17020), proficiency testing providers (using ISO/IEC 17043) and reference material producers (using ISO 17034)."
"NCSL International is a member based, volunteer driven, Professional Trade Organization. NCSL International has recognized the need to provide the best opportunities for the world’s measurement science professionals since 1961. Today this continues to be achieved by networking and exchanging information, promoting measurement education, skill development, and to develop a means to resolve measurement challenges by promoting and supporting, conferences, training events, committees and communities. NCSL International membership welcomes any organization or individual with an interest in measurement and its application in research, development, education, and commerce."
More Relevant Links
ASQ Calibration Technician Certification (CCT)
World Metrology Day
"World Metrology Day is an annual celebration of the signature of the Metre Convention on 20 May 1875 by representatives of seventeen nations. The Convention set the framework for global collaboration in the science of measurement and in its industrial, commercial and societal applications. The original aim of the Metre Convention - the world-wide uniformity of measurement - remains as important today as it was in 1875."