ISO 17025 Quality Manual Template

ISO 17025

documentation for laboratory accreditation

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The sample that you are about to download from the ISO 17025 Quality Manual Template addresses section 4.1 - Impartiality of the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standard.


This Sample outlines the policies 4.1.1 to 4.1.5 to address the corresponding clauses in the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standard. This ensures a complete Quality Manual and will assist in the audit process as assessors will be able to complete their audit checklists very efficiently.


You will also notice a supporting summary in this Sample that follows the Impartiality policies, titled Details, Documents, References and Records. The 2017 version of ISO/IEC 17025 has incorporated a process approach rather than the 2005 approach which relied heavily on a prescriptive procedures approach. The Details, Documents, References and Records summary provides a concise process description for laboratory activities as well as direction to any required Management System Procedures, Reference Documents and Records. To assist the user navigate through their Quality Manual as they develop the overall Management System, they can use the check boxes for each of the items in the Details, Documents, References and Records summary as they are implemented.


Most of the sections in the ISO 17025 Quality Manual Template do not have many steps for you to customize. The sample section 4.1 Impartiality provides a good overview of all the various customizing steps that you will have with this product. For example, Options for you to choose from as well as prompts for you to click on and enter unique information like the name of your laboratory.