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Laboratory Association of New Hampshire Mission Statement

Providing professional development through educational opportunities, seminars, presentations and the distribution of information to its members

Creating a platform for communication among laboratories, regulatory agencies, professional organizations and related businesses

Encouraging quality, accuracy and ethical practices from its members

Protecting the interests of the environmental laboratory community while still working together with regulatory agencies and Accreditation Bodies to achieve a common goal.

A message from Governor Chris Sununu regarding Laboratory Professionals Week April 24th-30th 2022

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Our next LANH meeting will be Monday September 18th at 8:00am at The Puritan Backroom 245 Hooksett Rd. Manchester, NH. Breakfast and Lunch will be served compliments of the LANH. 

Annual Meeting Begins at 9am. Breakfast at 8am.

12:15-1:30pm Buffet Lunch


Please take the time as Lab Professionals to be familiar with the 2016 TNI Standard. as well as the NH ENV-C Rules. Even just read a little each day. You will be doing yourself and your Laboratory an invaluable service. Those of you certified in Massachusetts should be familiar with 310CMR.
September 2023 TNI 2016 TIP OF THE MONTH!

4.5 Subcontracting of Environmental Tests (ISO/IEC 17025:2005, Clause 4.5)

4.5.1 When a laboratory subcontracts work, whether because of unforeseen reasons (e.g. workload, need for further expertise or temporary incapacity) or on a continuing basis (e.g. through permanent subcontracting, agency or franchising arrangements), this work shall be placed with a competent subcontractor. A competent subcontractor is one that, for example, complies with this International Standard for the work in question.

4.5.2 The laboratory shall advise the customer of the arrangement in writing and, when appropriate, gain the approval of the customer, preferably in writing.

4.5.3 The laboratory is responsible to the customer for the subcontractor's work, except in the case where the customer or a regulatory authority specifies which subcontractor is to be used.

4.5.4 The laboratory shall maintain a register of all subcontractors that it uses for tests and/or calibrations and a record of the evidence of compliance with this International Standard for the work in question.

4.5.5 When a laboratory subcontracts work, this work shall be placed with a laboratory accredited to this Standard for the tests to be performed or with a laboratory that meets applicable statutory and regulatory requirements for performing the tests and submitting the results of tests performed. The laboratory performing the subcontracted work shall be indicated in the final report. The laboratory shall make a copy of the subcontractor’s report available to the client when requested.
The LANH Welcomes all of New England and Beyond!

The Laboratory Association of New Hampshire is a powerful networking tool for laboratories and industry professionals throughout New England. We offer the opportunity for like-minded individuals to interact and discuss issues that are important to all of us in the environmental field. The Association also works closely with select vendors  to help members save on rising costs such as consumables and PT samples.

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