EMSL’s Houston Laboratory Celebrates 10 Years of AIHA EMLAP Accreditation
Viable mold and bacteria testing at the renowned Houston laboratory has been under the esteemed accreditation program since 2001.
EMSL Analytical is pleased to announce that their Houston, Texas laboratory has reached a new milestone. The laboratory is celebrating 10 years of accreditation under the American Industrial Hygiene Association’s (AIHA) Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Accreditation Program (EMLAP).
This proud achievement represents EMSL’s commitment to quality and excellence. According to the AIHA, “When a laboratory is accredited by AIHA, the laboratory and its clients have the assurance that the laboratory has met defined standards for performance based on examination of a variety of criteria. When a laboratory is accredited by AIHA, it becomes part of an elite group of laboratories achieving and maintaining a high level of professional performance.”
The criteria for laboratory accreditation include:
• Personnel qualifications
• Participation in an AIHA-LAP, LLC approved proficiency testing
• Quality assurance
• Laboratory records
• Method of analysis
• Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
• Site assessment of the laboratory
Currently EMSL operates 39 locations in both the United States and Canada. The company is one of the most respected environmental and indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory networks providing services to consultants, industrial hygienists, regulatory bodies, industry and the general public.
“Having reached a decade of EMLAP accreditation at our Houston laboratory is yet another way our customers can be assured that they are using one of the best laboratories in the country for their mold and bacteria analysis,” reported Joe Frasca, Senior Vice President, Marketing at EMSL Analytical. “The Houston laboratory is a full service testing lab. In addition to the EMLAP accreditation, the facility has also achieved the status of an IHPAT, NVLAP and CDC Elite testing laboratory. The laboratory is also recognized by the Arizona Department of Health Services, Colorado Department of Health, Louisiana’s Department of Environmental Quality, Texas Commission of Environmental Quality and the Texas Department of State Health Services.”
To learn more about IAQ or other environmental testing services please visit www.EMSL.com, email info@EMSL.com or call (800) 220-3675.
About EMSL Analytical, Inc.
EMSL Analytical is a nationally recognized and locally focused provider of quality environmental and materials testing services and products to professionals and the general public. The company has an extensive list of accreditations from leading organizations as well as state and federal regulating bodies.
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