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Risk-Based Thinking for Forensic Service Providers
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October 7, 2019 Lexington, KY (AFQAM)
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Both ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and the AR 3125 Forensic Accreditation Requirements documents have moved to less prescriptive, more performance-based requirements with an aspect of risk-based thinking to facilitate greater effectiveness and continuous improvement. This course will review specific requirements that incorporate the word risk as well as those requirements that foster a risk-based thinking approach. Risk will be defined and several risk-based thinking approaches and tools for identifying, assessing, addressing and monitoring risks will be presented. Participants will then apply these tools and their risk-based thinking knowledge and skills to several practical exercises.
Gain an understanding of the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 requirements regarding risk as well as those requirements that foster risk-based thinking.
Learn the definition of risk and the common components for risk-based thinking.
Become familiar with various tools and resources available and acquire knowledge and skills for implementing a risk-based thinking approach
Learn how to identify and evaluate risks and opportunities in their own management system
One day, 8 hours per day, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Who should attend?
Any forensic laboratory staff who are or will be involved in developing, implementing and/or maintaining a risk-based thinking approach in their laboratory.