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If your Accreditation Audits are Mobile, Your Accreditation Operations Need to be as well

Accreditation organizations take on a complicated and costly goal of being the overseer of an industry. Typically, clients are spread out across the nation and require audits regularly, whether it’s on an annual or biennial basis. With all of these moving pieces – deadlines, flights, and schedules – it can be difficult to keep it all straight, let alone efficient.

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Underground Storage Tank and Stormwater Management Inspections [Free Download]

Oftentimes, public works departments are still using pen and paper for the majority of their inspections. The first step to efficiently conducting public works inspections is conducting these inspections online and collecting the data in real-time. Utilize the underground storage tank and stormwater management inspection templates to start collecting uniform data in your department that can be analyzed and help enhance your preventive maintenance programs while saving your department time and resources.

How we Saved an Accrediting Organization a Ream of Paper Per Customer Every Two Years

When we met with AABB to discuss the benefits of an accreditation management system, we had them first tell us, in detail, their laboratory accreditation process. From onboarding a new customer to delivering the official certificate. We brought a representative from each department in to talk about their role in this process, and, at one big table, we walked through the steps.

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CompWALK Awarded First Ever HCEDA Agriculture Innovation Grant

Howard County Economic Development Authority’s (HCEDA) AgTech Division awarded their first ever grant to MCE resident NextLOGiK for the development and implementation of remote temperature monitoring devices. New FSMA regulations include strict temperature reporting requirements and compliance deadlines are fast approaching. If a farmer is selling their meat at a local farmer’s market, they must record the food storage container’s temperature in intervals and provide this log to federal regulators.

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4 Best Practices When Offering Self-Assessments for Accreditation and Compliance

Self-assessments and internal audits are very important when dealing with accreditation, safety and compliance. For accreditation bodies, offering a self-assessment module to your clients positions your organization as a resource to improve and succeed more so than a deeming body. For compliance and safety related organizations – such as a facilities management group, a self-assessment could act as a ‘preventive maintenance program.’ In both cases, self-assessments…