Avian Influenza Technical Series. Animal and Human Health Laboratories Session #4 Laboratory Accreditation & Certification, Agencies and Resources Presented by: Craig M. Free, P.E. Diversified Laboratory Sciences, Inc. In cooperation with:
Animal and Human Health Laboratories
Laboratory Accreditation & Certification,
Agencies and Resources
Craig M. Free, P.E.
Diversified Laboratory Sciences, Inc.
In cooperation with:
The United States Department of State, Biosecurity Engagement Program
Sandia National Laboratories, International Biological Threat Reduction Program
Session #4 Outline
Timeline of Laboratory Operational Assurance
When does laboratory operational assurance begin?
A the beginning of the design process.
When should the services of the commissioning team be engaged?
Preferably at the beginning of the DD phase, but no later than the beginning of the CD phase.
When does the laboratory operational assurance phase end?
Commissioning vs. Certification
Commissioning vs. Certification (continued)
Commissioning Procedures (Construction Phase)
Commissioning for High Containment Laboratories
(Critical systems that are often designed or tested incorrectly)
The following represents the typical composition of a commissioning team:
HVAC Controls specialist
Life Safety Specialist
Operations & Maintenance Specialist
Estimated Cost of Commissioning
Current and Proposed Laboratory Standards
Related to Facilities
Financial and Technical Resources