The data produced by Neilson Research Corporation is used to protect the general public and environment. Our corporate policy is that there will be Quality Assurance activities performed in each department of the laboratory to authenticate that all analytical data reported will be scientifically sound, legally defensible, of known and documented quality, and will accurately reflect the samples submitted for analysis.
Our Quality Manual outlines the policies and operational procedures associated with Neilson Research Corporation. Specific protocols for sample handling and storage, chain-of-custody, laboratory analyses, data reduction, corrective action, and reporting are described. All policies and procedures have been structured in accordance with the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP) standards adopted in July 2005 and applicable EPA requirements, regulations, guidance, and technical standards.
Neilson Research Corporation analyzed Proficiency Test (PT) samples two times per year from a NIST-approved PT provider for the analytes established by EPA for drinking water, wastewater, and soil matrices. The specific analytes and matrices analyzed are based on the current scope of the laboratory services.
Quality Assurance Officer
The Quality Assurance Officer serves as the focal point for quality control and is responsible for the implementation of the Quality System. The Quality Assurance Officer works with all staff members to ensure that data meets the quality control objectives.
We recognize that the quality of our product requires a commitment by everyone in the company. In each department, every individual is committed to provide the best analytical data possible. Each member of our staff is highly skilled, extensively trained in standard operating procedures, has demonstrated competence, and submits to periodic unannounced inspections of their work.
Our corporate policy is that there will be Quality Assurance activities performed in each department of the laboratory to authenticate that all analytical data reported will be scientifically sound, legally defensible, of known and documented quality, and will accurately reflect the samples submitted for analysis. The data produced by this laboratory is utilized to protect the general public, protect the environment, and to make major social and finical decisions. We have the ethical responsibility to assure that everything produced by Neilson Research Corporation is always of the highest quality. We have adopted a “zero tolerance philosophy” toward any improper, unethical, or illegal actions by any employee. Any gross deviation of the method with the intent to conceal is unethical and illegal.