1600V: Risk-based Thinking in ISO/IEC 17025:2017 - July 30, 2019 - VIRTUAL

1600V: Risk-based Thinking in ISO/IEC 17025:2017 - July 30, 2019 - VIRTUAL

  • $300.00

Date: July 30, 2019

Time: 11:30am to 3:30pm 

Member: $255.00
Non-member: $300.00

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. 


Participants require access to a computer and a microphone in order to take this training. A headset with microphone is highly recommended. A webcam is recommended, but not required.

This is a virtual course.

Please note: Only 1 participant per registration. Contact training@cala.ca (613-233-5300) for group training options.

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