Recognition by US States and Canada
Recognition by Canada
Government of Canada
ANAB accreditation provides validation/verification bodies recognition under various Canadian regulations, including:
- Alberta Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction Regulation
- British Columbia Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation
- British Columbia Greenhouse Gas Emission Control Regulation
- Environment and Climate Change Canada Output-Based Pricing System
- Newfoundland and Labrador Regulation 14/17
- Ontario Regulation O. Reg. 390/18
- Province of Nova Scotia, Greenhouse Gas Emission Regulations
- Province of Saskatchewan Reporting Regulations
- Quebec Regulation Q-2, r.15 Reporting Regulation
- Quebec Regulation Q-2, r.46.1 Cap & Trade Regulation
Recognition by U.S. States
Multiple States and Localities
Laws in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Illinois, New Mexico, Texas, and West Virginia, and some local jurisdictions require food handlers in those jurisdictions have a food-handling training certificate from an ANAB-accredited certificate program, demonstrating compliance with ASTM E2659, Standard Practice for Certificate Programs. Twenty-six states have adopted food protection manager certification requirements, which ANAB accredits under the Conference for Food Protection’s Standards for Accreditation of Food Protection Manager Certification Programs.
ANAB is a recognized accreditor by several states for crane operator certification:
- California Cranes and Other Hoisting Equipment Operating Rules
- New York City in New Licensing Requirements for Crane Operators
- Pennsylvania State Board of Crane Operators
- West Virginia Legislature in the Crane Operator Certification Act.
The City of Pittsburgh requires ANAB accreditation of certifications for HVAC Fire Life Safety Technicians.
California: Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program
Accreditation of laboratories to the requirements of The NELAC Institute (TNI) Standard under the California State Water Resources Control Board Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP).
California: Caltrans Structural Materials Testing Branch, Office of Structural Materials
Accreditation of laboratories to requirements of ISO/IEC 17025 for specific tests on reinforcement splicing.
Florida: Environmental Laboratory Certification Program
Accreditation of laboratories for testing of drinking water.
Accreditation of testing laboratories under the EPD’s Rules for Commercial Environmental Laboratories.
Illinois: Green Governments Coordinating Council
Accreditation of laboratories for testing of products to meet criteria of Green Seal or EcoLogo Standards per Guidelines and Specifications for the Green Cleaning School Act (105 ILCS 140).
Louisiana Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program
Performance of onsite assessment to the requirement of field sampling and measurement organization (FSMO) standard in support of accreditation by Louisiana ELAP.
Maryland: Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and Office of Health Care Quality
ANAB is authorized by the Maryland Department of Health, Office of Health Care Quality to assess forensic laboratories’ compliance with the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR).
Maryland: Department of State Police, Office of the State Fire Marshal
Accreditation of testing laboratories that perform work for the state.
Minnesota: Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program
Performance of onsite assessment in support of accreditation by MN-ELAP.
ANAB is the only accrediting body authorized by the New York State Commission on Forensic Science to accredit forensic laboratories to ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO/IEC 17020.
New York: New York City Building Code
Accreditation of special inspection agencies under Section (c)(3) of 1 RCNY 101-06. Accreditation of laboratories for testing and evaluation of performance of material and equipment regulated by Construction Codes per 1 RCNY 101-07. Accreditation of inspection agencies to evaluate building products for continuous compliance with applicable standards through the listing period per 1 RCNY 101-07.
Recognition as an accreditor for testing and calibration laboratories and inspection agencies for the Building Code and Residential Code of Ohio.
Recognition as an accreditor for validation/verification bodies under the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program
Pennsylvania: City of Philadelphia Special Inspection Agencies
Accreditation of special inspection agencies under City of Philadelphia Licenses and Inspections Special Inspections Agencies and Inspectors Requirements Document. An agency may use accreditation to ISO/IEC 17020 from an established accreditation entity as an alternative to the Agency Experience Requirements.
ANAB is recognized under Texas Administrative Code to provide forensic accreditation.
Washington: Washington Association of Building Officials
Acceptable Accrediting Authority for accreditation of special inspection agencies under the WABO Special Inspection Registration Program and WABO Standard 1701.
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