1600C: Risk-based Thinking in ISO/IEC 17025:2017 - June 12, 2019 - Edmonton

1600C: Risk-based Thinking in ISO/IEC 17025:2017 - June 12, 2019 - Edmonton

  • $300.00

Date: June 12, 2019 

Time: 8:30 am to 12:30 pm 

Member: $267.75
Non-member: $315.00

One of the key changes in ISO/IEC 17025:2017 is to use risk-based thinking in the laboratory's management system. This course will look at what risk-based thinking is, and how to apply it to your management system. 

Who should attend

For all laboratory staff who participate in the operation of the laboratory quality system:

  • Conducting testing or calibration
  • Supporting laboratory activities
  • Managing the laboratory quality system
  • Conducting internal audits
  • Training laboratory staff
  • Managing the laboratory

Course overview

This half-day course delves into the concept of risk-based thinking and how it can be applied to your laboratory management system. It will look at what is meant by risk-based thinking, ways to implement risk-based thinking, and examples of how to demonstrate where your lab is using risk-based thinking.

This courses uses lectures, discussions, and exercises, including case studies. 


After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • Describe risk-based thinking
  • Identify the clauses in ISO/IEC 17025:2017 that specifically require looking at risk
  • Identify areas of the management system where risk-based thinking can be used
  • Apply risk-based thinking to their management system


Will be available closer to the date of the training.