Voting Draft Standard for PT Available for Review and Vote through June 19, 2015

Date Posted: 5-6-2015

The TNI Proficiency Testing Expert Committee has voted to approve a Voting Draft Standard (VDS) that would affect Modules 3 and 4 of the TNI laboratory accreditation standard. A copy of the VDS can be found below (clean and track changes versions). Click the links below to download.
In accordance with SOP 2-100 (Procedures Governing Standards Development), this standard is open to a membership vote on May 20, 2015 (beginning 15 days after the VDS is posted).  Early voting will be permitted; i.e., all votes cast from the date of publication of the electronic ballot form up to forty-five (45) days after the date of its publication will be accepted. The vote will conclude on June 19, 2015.  Any votes cast on or before June 19, 2015 (closing date) will be reviewed and considered by the Proficiency Testing Expert Committee.
TNI urges all members to vote on this standard before June 19, 2015 (closing date).  You may choose to vote any time between the posting of this announcement and June 19, 2015.  In order to vote, you must log in to the Members Only area of the website and then click on TNI PT Voting Draft Standard BALLOT

TNI PT Voting Draft Standard on NELAP Standard
Volume 3, General Requirements for Environmental Proficiency Test Providers:
   Clean   Track Changes

Volume 4, General Requirements for an Accreditor of Environmental Proficiency Test Providers:
   Clean   Track Changes

Clicking on Clean or Track Changes, above, will open a PDF of the Voting Draft Standard.

When voting you will have the following options:
• Affirmative
• Affirmative with comment
• Negative with comment
• Abstain