The Role of a Compliance Program and Data Quality Review Procedure under PBMS
Core Laboratories, 5295 Hollister Road, Houston, TX 77040
Paper published in the Proceedings of WTQA '99
(15th Annual Waste Testing & Quality Assurance Symposium), pp. 231-235.
QC programs have not always been effective in ensuring method and project
compliance and in preventing ethics violations. Under PBMS, a comprehensive
compliance program is warranted to help ensure compliance of all activities
and ethical performance of work, regardless of the method or project
requirements. New approaches to data review are needed to ensure that
performance standards can be met. This paper provides guidance on key
elements that should be included in an effective compliance program and
presents a data quality review procedure to use for determining if data of
acceptable quality can be generated.
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