Laboratories (Alberta) Ltd. recognizes that to succeed and be profitable we must
consistently meet or exceed our customer's requirements and expectations for the
quality, performance and, in addition, the cost of the services we provide. Quantitative
and quality objectives based on specific methods of measurement are established
to ensure the soundness of our system. Managers who are responsible for these
measurements are held accountable for their results.
Quality Manual defines the Quality Management System as it applies to Loring Laboratories
(Alberta) Ltd. of 629 Beaverdam Rd.NE Calgary, Alberta, Canada and is based on
the current version of International Standard ISO 9001:2008.
Labs management, personally affirm our commitment to enhancing the Standard and
we fully support the provisions of the manual and solicit the active partnership
of all our employees in it's implementation, throughout the organization. Implementation
of these policies ensures that we consistently meet the quality and performance
requirements of customers in a timely and cost effective manner. Loring laboratories
(Alberta) Ltd. is committed to providing total customer requirements and satisfaction
by continually improving our system through management reviews, training, corrective
and preventive action, internal audits and WHMIS training.
management is dedicated to providing analytical results validated using conscientious
quality assurance and quality control programs. Only ASTM procedures, published
standard methods, government or validated in-house methods, are used. We are totally
committed to maintaining our high standards through the incorporation and to steadfast
compliance with ISO 17025:2005.
Operating Procedures (SOPS) are reviewed annually and revised periodically as
needed. Revision dates and summary of changes are documented in each SOP. This
Quality Assurance Manual documents our quality system to demonstrate the company's
ability to consistently provide excellent service to our clients.
QA/QC Program includes running in-house validated standards with each batch of
samples run, also duplicate samples and blanks are included in each daily run
of samples. The standard's results have to be within the standard deviation and
accuracy, or the entire batch will require rerun.
FOR ASSAYING ANALYSIS
QA and QC checks: QA and QC checks are used
as control measures to maintain the validity of the test results, (i.e. to ensure
that the uncertainty of measurement does not vary with time but is constant
and a reliable measure of the quality of the test results provided by Loring Laboratories.
We have an internal QA/QC program to ensure the results are within
95% confidence level. Loring Laboratories has registration with ISO90000:2001
in 2009 and we are working towards ISO17025 in
On each batch of samples undergoing analysis, there is a chemical blank, a standard
and a duplicate for every 20 samples.