To ensure that any potential conflicts of interests are identified, analyzed and documented to ensure that the assessment and certification processes are not compromised.
We have ensured that all internal and external personnel are aware of the need for impartiality.
For the impartiality committee to use this procedure so the methods adopted are clear, understood and audited to ensure conformity.
The business risk assessment covers all potential threats that are identified whether they arise from within NTCL or from the activities of other persons or organisations. When a relationship poses an unacceptable threat to impartiality, then certification is not provided.
NTCL is responsible for the impartiality of its laboratory activities and do not allow commercial, financial or other pressures to compromise impartiality.
To ensure that any threat to impartiality has a response and that action is taken.
The top management of NTCL will review any residual risks to determine if it is within the level of acceptable risk and this is ongoing at each management review meeting.