Quality Assurance Solutions, LLC supports consulting  
under the following standards or regulations:
California's Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) 
and supporting statutes/regulations for testing laboratories. As needed support for implementation of current program requirements or for laboratories who wish to be compliant under the TNI 2016 Standard (Rev 2.1). Extensive data on most common findings written and support for proper alignment with CA ELAP requirements.

TNI Standard 2016 (Rev 2.1) - National Environmental Laboratory
 Accreditation Program or most current version.     

Method Update Rule 3, 40 CFR part 136 (August 28, 2017).  

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 (E) - International Standards for Competence of 
Testing and Calibration Laboratories. 

Department of Defense/Department of Energy's Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (DOD/DOE ELAP QSM 5.3)
Department of Energy (DOECAP-AP Observer)    

"Good Laboratory Practices"  based on 
extensive industry experience in environmental testing since 1981

Quality System Support


Quality Assurance Solutions, LLC offers laboratories quality system support through gap analysis evaluation, narrative-based auditing, documentation development (e.g. Standard Operating Procedures, Policies, Quality Assurance Manuals/Plans, etc.), raw data review (electronic including Mint Miner® and hardcopy data packages), rapid-response for technical and quality systems questions, external audit preparation guidance, and onsite training.  

Contact hours are available for onsite training of wastewater, drinking water, and RCRA professionals. Smaller wastewater laboratories may consider contacting Quality Assurance Solutions, LLC to support alignment with California's proposed implementation of the TNI 2016 Standard (Rev 2.1). This firm can provide practical guidance for transitioning a laboratory's Management System and Technical procedures for compliance in preparation for future accreditation.

Training can be customized to fit the needs of the laboratory and contact hours offered from CWEA (Wastewater) and the State Water Resources Control Board (Drinking Water) in California upon request.