The 1st Surveillance Audit of Laboratory Accreditation for Chemical Testing of the Water Quality Monitoring Laboratory was conducted Virtually on 20th- 21st January 2022 at the CEA Head office Laboratory.
The implementation of the laboratory quality system, documentation, staff competency and their performance were assessed in line with the ISO17025:2017 for further extension of the scope of the laboratory for another 4 parameters.
Dr. Sanjaya Ratnayaka Deputy Director General – EP chaired the opening meeting and briefing of the assessment objectives were done by Dr. Niranjan Kannangara (Team Leader- Sri Lanka Acceleration Board).
The present implementation systems and future plan for the improvement of the laboratory quality management system and staff responsibilities were explained by Ms. Wasantha Wijesinghe (Director- Laboratory Services) .
The assessment team highly appreciated the skills and capacities of the all laboratory staff members and recommended extending the requested scope after witnessing the four new test parameters.