Research and Development Accreditation Checklist

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Research and Development Accreditation Publications Checklist

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Field & Program ACCREDITATION CRITERIA PUBLICATIONS
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 05 Apr 2017
Policy Circular 40 - Forensic Operations Module 25 Sep 2012
Policy Circular 42 - Accreditation of New Branch Sites 24 Aug 2016
Research and Development Accreditation Criteria Publication 
Note: “The relevant code or standard (e.g. ISO/IEC 17025) for which R&D accreditation is held or sough, is not supplied by NATA and must be obtained by the facility. “
Research and Development Accreditation Application Document 02 Mar 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 of Test 
Research and Development Classes of Test 22 Mar 2013
Equipment calibration and checks  
General Equipment Table
Note: This information was previously included in the FAD under the section Measurement traceability
20 Oct 2015
Proficiency Testing (PT) Guidance & information
Selection of PT Providers checklist 12 Aug 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
General Information About NATA
About NATA 27 Jan 2016