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date: 09 December 2019

accreditation 

Source:
A Dictionary of Forensic Science
Author(s):

Suzanne Bell

The process of assuring that a forensic laboratory follows procedures and protocols as set forth by a professional organization such as ISO or ASCLD/LAB. Gaining accreditation involves examinations of policies, procedures, staff education and training, and general laboratory operations. This review is undertaken by the organization that would grant the accreditation status and usually involves a site visit. Accredited laboratories may be audited by the accrediting body to check compliance.... ...

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