Biological Testing Checklist

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BIOLOGICAL TESTING Publications Checklist

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NATA Rules 15 Nov 2017
NATA Rules Amendment Sheet 24 Nov 2017
NATA Rules Transition Statement (Jul 2016) 15 Jul 2016
NATA Policy Circular
Policy Circular 1 - Corporate Accreditations - NATA Accreditation of Multiple Site and/or Multiple Field Laboratories 20 Nov 2014
Policy Circular 2 - Proficiency Testing Policy 03 Apr 2015
Policy Circular 7 - NATA Privacy Policy 27 Jan 2016
Policy Circular 11 - Policy on Metrological Traceability 08 Jun 2017
Policy Circular 12 - NATA Policy on equipment assurance, in-house calibration and equipment verification 20 Oct 2015
Policy Circular 14 - Responsibilities of Authorised Representatives 12 Nov 2014
Policy Circular 18 - Use of the NATA emblem, NATA endorsement and references to accreditation 5 April 2017
Policy Circular 40 - Forensic Operations Module 25 Sep 2012
Policy Circular 42 - Accreditation of New Branch Sites 24 Aug 2016
Biological Testing Accreditation Criteria Publication
ISO/IEC 17025 General Requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories
NOTE: This standard is not supplied by NATA but must be obtained by the facility from a supplier of Australian Standards
ISO/IEC 17025 Standard application document (SAD) for the accreditation of testing and calibration laboratories 13 Mar 2015
Biological Testing ISO/IEC 17025 Application Document 29 Jul 2013
Biological Testing Annex A - Accreditation of Facilities for Testing of Water Samples for Cryptosporidium And Giardia 22 Mar 2013
Biological Testing Annex B - Accreditation for on-site abattoir facilities and contract testing facilities approved by DAFF to test carcass hygiene samples and export meat samples 22 Mar 2013
Biological Testing Annex C - Accreditation of seed testing facilities 22 Mar 2013
Biological Testing Annex D - Accreditation of facilities testing for genetically modified organisms (GMO) 22 Mar 2013
Biological Testing Annex E - Accreditation of facilities for biological tests on water 22 Mar 2013
Biological Testing Annex F - Plant Health Diagnostic Testing 22 Mar 2013
Technical Circular 24 - Maintenance of Microbiological Reference Culture Collections (MRCC) 27 Jan 2016
Technical Circular 25 - Quality Control of Prepared Media and Media Preparation 15 Jan 2016
ACCREDITATION Guidance and Information Publications
NATA procedures for accreditation
Note: this information was previously included in Sections 1 and 2 of the Field/Program Application Documents (FADs)
24 Feb 2017
Classes/Categories of Test
Biological Testing Classes of Tests 23 Nov 2015
Categories of Proficiency Testing Schemes 17 Aug 2014
Equipment calibration and checks
General Equipment Table
Note: This information was previously included in the FAD under the section Measurement traceability
20 Oct 2015
Technical Note 13 - User Checks and Maintenance of Laboratory Balances 18 Mar 2014
Technical Note 19 - Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers - Selection Use and Calibration Checks 22 Mar 2013
NATA General Technical Notes and Information Papers
Technical Note 17 - Guidelines for the validation and verification of quantitative and qualitative test methods 15 Oct 2013
Information Paper 8 - Assessment Effort 13 Dec 2012
Proficiency Testing (PT) Guidance & information
Selection of PT Providers checklist 12 Aug 2013
General Information About NATA
About NATA 27 Jan 2016