Quality

Quality & Accreditation

ALS in the UK operate a fully documented quality management system accredited by UKAS to the ISO/IEC 17025 standard. We hold UKAS accreditation to the Drinking Water Inspectorates’  Drinking Water Testing Specification for drinking water testing and the Environment Agencies’ MCERTS scheme for a wide range of determinands.

In the UK, between ALS Environmental & ALS Life Sciences we hold one of the largest schedules of accreditation in the UK environmental sector but we also offer additional unaccredited services. ALS Environmental's full accreditation schedules and certificate's can be seen below:

0897 Chester accreditation certificate

Chester schedule of accreditation

1314 Coventry, Otterbourne & Field Services accreditation certificate

Coventry, Otterbourne & Field Services schedule of accreditation

4409 Wakefield accreditation certificate

Wakefield schedule of accreditation

The UKAS accreditation status of ALS Life Sciences can be seen below:

1291 Hawarden accreditation certificate Hawarden schedule of accreditation
1349 Rotherham accreditation certificate Rotherham schedule of accreditation

ALS in the UK participate in a range of proficiency testing schemes, including: -

PT Scheme Analysis Covered
AIMS and AISS Asbestos Identification
CRYPTS, EQA, LEAP and QWAS Microbiology and Cryptosporidium
Aquacheck, Contest and RTC Organic and Inorganic Chemistry

We hold a Plant Health Licence that allows us to import soil samples from abroad, the licence is issued by The Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA).

ALS Environmental's Legionella testing laboratory holds an LCA Certificate of Registration which is issued by the Legionella Control Association (LCA). This laboratory is based in Coventry and utilises the MALDI-ToF confirmation technique.

We hold a membership certificate from the Asbestos Testing and Consultancy Association (ATAC)