Science Inventory

THE IMPORTANCE OF A SUCCESSFUL QUALITY ASSURANCE (QA) PROGRAM FROM A RESEARCH MANAGER'S PERSPECTIVE

Citation:

Ponder*, W H. THE IMPORTANCE OF A SUCCESSFUL QUALITY ASSURANCE (QA) PROGRAM FROM A RESEARCH MANAGER'S PERSPECTIVE. Presented at 21st Annual National Conf. on Managing Env. Quality Systems, Phoenix, AZ, 8-12 April 2002.

Description:

The paper discusses the Air Pollution Prevention and Control Division's Quality Assurance (QA) program and the approaches used to meet QA requirements in the Division. The presentation is a technical manager's perspective of the Division's requirements for and approach to QA in its research programs. The presentation will include the design of the QA Team, the roles of members of the QA Team, training and technical aids provided by the QA Team to promote understanding of and adherence to Agency QA requirements, the interactions of the QA Team members with principal investigators, and examples of effective conflict resolution.

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PRESENTATION/PAPER)
Product Published Date: 04/10/2002
Record Last Revised: 06/21/2006
Record ID: 63939

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT RESEARCH LABORATORY

AIR POLLUTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL DIVISION

TECHNICAL SERVICES BRANCH