Our mission statement is to provide quality data and services to protect the environment by being a NELAP certified laboratory. As part of our role, we assess Broward County’s surface waters and provide technical guidance on how to protect and maximize the use of these waters.
What Is A Laboratory Certification?
In order to increase test quality and reduce the frequency of laboratory errors, laboratory accreditation is an internationally accepted framework. Accreditation requires the laboratory to meet certain requirements set forth by the accrediting body in order to be accredited.
What Is An Environmental Laboratory?
In an environmental laboratory, lab technicians are specially trained to test for contaminants that affect the environment and humans and wildlife.
How Are Labs Certified?
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration/HHS certifies laboratories.
What Is A Clia Certified Laboratory?
Clinical laboratories are regulated by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and must be certified by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) before they can accept human samples for diagnostic testing.
How Do I Become A Clia Certified Lab?
The CMS CLIA website or your local state agency can provide you with an application (Form CMS-116) to enroll your laboratory in the CLIA program. Your completed application should be sent to the address of the local State Agency for the state in which your laboratory is located.
What Are The Functions Of Environmental Laboratories?
A balance between precision scale and analytical scale.
Centrifuges are used to separate food.
These devices measure the air quality.
Gas analyzer for flue gas.
A noise meter is used to measure the level of noise.
Meters that measure water pollution.
A vibration meter measures the amount of force applied to a piece of equipment.
What Is An Environmental Lab Technician?
A technician in an environmental lab tests for contaminants that affect the environment and the health of humans and animals. As well as environmental technician, environmental specialist, laboratory specialist, and environmental health specialist, they may also work in other job titles.
How Many Environmental Testing Labs Are There In The Us?
Approximately 1100 laboratories in the United States are responsible for environmental protection.
Why Is Environmental Testing Important?
Environmental testing is important for several reasons. It is generally accepted that your products will work perfectly under any conditions, regardless of the conditions. It is possible to identify weaknesses during testing and to begin product improvements as soon as possible.