LABORATORY WEBINARS

INDUSTRY (LABORATORY) DEVELOPMENT AND CONTINUOUS COMPLIANCE

Is keeping up with the changes of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 an uphill battle for your laboratory? Do you find it difficult to obtain the relevant information, struggling with the interpretation of the standard and accreditation criteria?

If the answer is YES, then this is the right platform to help you and your team, understand.

MiChem Dynamics has years of experience and will be able to walk you through the process. An “industry-first” platform to support your laboratory, ensuring information and ideas are shared, allowing for full compliance to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and guide you through the additional accreditation requirements.

The best of all – this is FREE!

WEBINAR REGISTRATION

23 September 2020 

TOPIC: ISO/IEC 17025:2017 – Clause 8 Management requirements: 8.5 Actions to address risks and opportunities and 8.6 Improvement

TIME: 23 September 2020, 10:00 – 12:00

DESCRIPTION: The MiChem team will discuss the available approaches to successfully implement the management requirements set out in ISO/IEC 17025 for actions to address risks and opportunities and improvement.

Further to this, pointers will be provided to assist you in finding risks associated with different implementation practises and share some thoughts around what you could potentially expect during an audit.

NOTE: You will be given the opportunity to ask questions and clarify specific concerns with regards to topic presented.

1. Follow this link to pre-register for the free webinar – 23 September 2020
2. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar

PRESENTER: Santie van Niekerk

PRE – REGISTER

23 October 2020 

TOPIC: ISO/IEC 17025:2017 – Clause 8 Management requirements: 8.7 Corrective actions and 8.8 Internal audits

TIME: 23 October 2020, 10:00 – 12:00

DESCRIPTION: The MiChem team will discuss the available approaches to successfully implement the management requirements set out in ISO/IEC 17025 for corrective actions and internal audits.

Further to this, pointers will be provided to assist you in finding risks associated with different implementation practises and share some thoughts around what you could potentially expect during an audit.

NOTE: You will be given the opportunity to ask questions and clarify specific concerns with regards to topic presented.

1. Follow this link to pre-register for the free webinar – 23 October 2020
2. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar

PRESENTER: Santie van Niekerk

PRE – REGISTER

13 November 2020 

TOPIC: ISO/IEC 17025:2017 – Clause 8 Management requirements: 8.9 Management review

TIME: 13 November 2020, 10:00 – 12:00

DESCRIPTION: The MiChem team will discuss the available approaches to successfully implement the management requirements set out in ISO/IEC 17025 for management review meetings.

Further to this, pointers will be provided to assist you in finding risks associated with different implementation practises and share some thoughts around what you could potentially expect during an audit.

NOTE: You will be given the opportunity to ask questions and clarify specific concerns with regards to topic presented.

1. Follow this link to pre-register for the free webinar – 13 November 2020
2. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar

PRESENTER: Santie van Niekerk

PRE – REGISTER

Speaker – Santie van Niekerk

Co-Founder & Director @MiChem Dynamics
After spending 12 years in the medical, food and environmental industry, Santie had a clear vision of what services should be provided to address the opportunities in the industry. She is a qualified microbiologist, ISO/IEC 17025, ISO 15189, ISO/IEC 17020 and ISO 9001 facilitator, auditor and management system expert with practical experience in industry trends and compliance.

Speaker – Vinay Moodley

Co-Founder & Director @MiChem Dynamics
Vinay has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology & Biochemistry from the University of Kwazulu-Natal. Vinay is a qualified microbiologist, ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO 15189 facilitator, auditor and management system expert.

UPCOMING WEBINARS

22 January 2021

TOPIC: Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) – LABMIN

TIME: 22 January 2021, 10:00 – 12:00

DESCRIPTION: Struggling with effectively implementing your laboratory’s quality management system?  The LABMIN LIMS Software might be the answer.  This webinar will focus on the various modules within the LABMIN LIMS, and how it can assist your laboratory towards continuous compliance to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and additional accreditation requirements.

NOTE: You will be given the opportunity to ask questions and clarify specific concerns with regards to topic presented.

PRESENTER: Santie van Niekerk

5 February 2021

TOPIC: Microbiology method validation and verification as per ISO 16140-3

TIME: 5 February 2021, 10:00 – 12:00

DESCRIPTION: The MiChem team will discuss the available approaches to successfully implement the revised publication of ISO 16140-3 Method validation – Part 3: Protocol for the verification of reference methods and validated alternative methods in a single laboratory.

NOTE: You will be given the opportunity to ask questions and clarify specific concerns with regards to topic presented.

PRESENTER: Vinay Moodley

5 March 2021

TOPIC: Laboratory personnel training, competence, management and leadership

TIME: 5 March 2021, 10:00 – 12:00

DESCRIPTION: The MiChem team will discuss the various functions (positions) in a laboratory, how to establish an effective training programme and evaluate competence for each. Management and leadership forms an integral part to ensure the effective implementation of the laboratory’s quality management system.  The difference between management and leadership will be explained and how to implement management and leadership principles within your laboratory.

NOTE: You will be given the opportunity to ask questions and clarify specific concerns with regards to topic presented.

PRESENTER: Santie van Niekerk

9 April 2021

TOPIC: Performing an internal audit on ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Clause 4.1 Impartiality, Clause 4.2 Confidentiality, Clause 5 Structural requirements and Clause 6.1 General.

TIME: 9 April 2021, 10:00 – 12:00

DESCRIPTION: The purpose of Internal auditing is to verify compliance of the laboratory’s quality management system to ISO/IEC 17025 and additional requirements, as well as to ensure the system is effectively implemented and maintained.  The MiChem team will clarify the various aspects (compliance and implementation) that laboratories should audit to ensure compliance to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Clause 4.1, 4.2, 5 and 6.1.

NOTE: You will be given the opportunity to ask questions and clarify specific concerns with regards to topic presented.

PRESENTER: Santie van Niekerk

14 May 2021

TOPIC: Performing an internal audit on ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Clause 6.2 Personnel, Clause 6.3 Facilities and environmental conditions, Clause 6.4 Equipment, Clause 6.5 Metrological traceability and Clause 6.6 Externally provided products and services.

TIME: 14 May 2021, 10:00 – 12:00

DESCRIPTION: The purpose of Internal auditing is to verify compliance of the laboratory’s quality management system to ISO/IEC 17025 and additional requirements, as well as to ensure the system is effectively implemented and maintained.  The MiChem team will clarify the various aspects (compliance and implementation) that laboratories should audit to ensure compliance to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Clause 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5 and 6.6.

NOTE: You will be given the opportunity to ask questions and clarify specific concerns with regards to topic presented.

PRESENTER: Santie van Niekerk

4 June 2021

TOPIC: Performing an internal audit on ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Clause 7.1 Review of requests, tenders and contracts, Clause 7.2 Selection, verification and validation of methods, Clause 7.3 Sampling and Clause 7.6 Evaluation of measurement uncertainty.

TIME: 4 June 2021, 10:00 – 12:00

DESCRIPTION: The purpose of Internal auditing is to verify compliance of the laboratory’s quality management system to ISO/IEC 17025 and additional requirements, as well as to ensure the system is effectively implemented and maintained. The MiChem team will clarify the various aspects (compliance and implementation) that laboratories should audit to ensure compliance to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Clause 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 and 7.6.

NOTE: You will be given the opportunity to ask questions and clarify specific concerns with regards to topic presented.

PRESENTER: Santie van Niekerk

2 July 2021

TOPIC: Performing an internal audit on ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Clause 7.4 Handling of test or calibration items, Clause 7.5 Technical records and Clause 7.7 Ensuring the validity of results.

TIME: 2 July 2021, 10:00 – 12:00

DESCRIPTION: The purpose of Internal auditing is to verify compliance of the laboratory’s quality management system to ISO/IEC 17025 and additional requirements, as well as to ensure the system is effectively implemented and maintained. The MiChem team will clarify the various aspects (compliance and implementation) that laboratories should audit to ensure compliance to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Clause 7.4, 7.5 and 7.7.

NOTE: You will be given the opportunity to ask questions and clarify specific concerns with regards to topic presented.

PRESENTER: Santie van Niekerk

6 August 2021

TOPIC: Performing an internal audit on ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Clause 7.8 Reporting of results, Clause 7.9 Complaints, Clause 7.10 Nonconforming work and Clause 7.11 Control of data and information management.

TIME: 6 August 2021, 10:00 – 12:00

DESCRIPTION: The purpose of Internal auditing is to verify compliance of the laboratory’s quality management system to ISO/IEC 17025 and additional requirements, as well as to ensure the system is effectively implemented and maintained. The MiChem team will clarify the various aspects (compliance and implementation) that laboratories should audit to ensure compliance to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Clause 7.8, 7.9, 7.10 and 7.11.

NOTE: You will be given the opportunity to ask questions and clarify specific concerns with regards to topic presented.

PRESENTER: Santie van Niekerk

3 September 2021

TOPIC: Performing an internal audit on ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Clause 8.1 Options, Clause 8.2 Management system documentation, Clause 8.3 Control of management system documents and Clause 8.4 Control of records.

TIME: 3 September 2021, 10:00 – 12:00

DESCRIPTION: The purpose of Internal auditing is to verify compliance of the laboratory’s quality management system to ISO/IEC 17025 and additional requirements, as well as to ensure the system is effectively implemented and maintained. The MiChem team will clarify the various aspects (compliance and implementation) that laboratories should audit to ensure compliance to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Clause 8.1, 8.2, 8.3 and 8.4.

NOTE: You will be given the opportunity to ask questions and clarify specific concerns with regards to topic presented.

PRESENTER: Santie van Niekerk

1 October 2021

TOPIC: Performing an internal audit on ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Clause 8.5 Actions to address risks and opportunities, Clause 8.6 Improvement and Clause 8.7 Corrective actions.

TIME: 1 October 2021, 10:00 – 12:00

DESCRIPTION: The purpose of Internal auditing is to verify compliance of the laboratory’s quality management system to ISO/IEC 17025 and additional requirements, as well as to ensure the system is effectively implemented and maintained. The MiChem team will clarify the various aspects (compliance and implementation) that laboratories should audit to ensure compliance to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Clause 8.5, 8.6 and 8.7.

NOTE: You will be given the opportunity to ask questions and clarify specific concerns with regards to topic presented.

PRESENTER: Santie van Niekerk

5 November 2021

TOPIC: Performing an internal audit on ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Clause 8.8 Internal audits and Clause 8.9 Management reviews.

TIME: 5 November 2021, 10:00 – 12:00

DESCRIPTION: The purpose of Internal auditing is to verify compliance of the laboratory’s quality management system to ISO/IEC 17025 and additional requirements, as well as to ensure the system is effectively implemented and maintained. The MiChem team will clarify the various aspects (compliance and implementation) that laboratories should audit to ensure compliance to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Clause 8.8 and 8.9.

NOTE: You will be given the opportunity to ask questions and clarify specific concerns with regards to topic presented.

PRESENTER: Santie van Niekerk