CloudLIMS, a leading laboratory data management informatics provider, has released a Training Module for its Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), CloudLIMS. The Training module is for testing laboratories, such as food and beverage, cannabis, agriculture, water, and soil, enabling them to meet ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation requirements. The module helps laboratories manage, and track training and certification of laboratory personnel to ensure that only trained, certified and competent personnel can perform analytical tests.
Established in 2013, headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, USA, CloudLIMS, an ISO 9001:2015 certified informatics company has an energetic team of professionals producing cutting edge laboratory software solutions, such as sample management software and LIMS. Their SaaS in the cloud Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), CloudLIMS, offers strong data security, complimentary support and instrument integration services to help biobanks, clinical, research and testing laboratories manage data, automate workflows, and follow regulatory compliance standards such as HIPAA, ISO 20387:2018, ISO/IEC 17025:2017, 21 CFR Part 11 and ISBER Best Practices at zero upfront cost.
ISO/IEC 17025:2017 is an international standard for the accreditation of testing laboratories to assure quality. It requires all testing laboratories to assess the competency of laboratory personnel to ensure that they are capable of operating specific equipment, perform tests and/or calibrations, develop methods, evaluate, analyze and validate results, as well as approve test reports and calibration certificates. With CloudLIMS’ Training module, a laboratory can schedule & plan training, assign testing to trained personnel, keep personnel informed of upcoming training events, etc. In addition, a competency report can be generated for the entire laboratory staff along with training undertaken by the individual.
Key Benefits of the Training Module Include:
- Manage and track the skills and training of staff
- Schedule and invite an individual or a group for training
- Manage training details and attendance
- Mark competence and certify laboratory personnel
- Assign instrument calibration and test & validation tasks to competent staff
- Generate competency report
“CloudLIMS takes on the additional role of a QMS by providing a mechanism to testing laboratories for identifying training needs and marking trained personnel.” … “Through its Training module, CloudLIMS provides laboratories an efficient tool for increasing productivity and performance and at the same time, follow regulatory compliance.” Arun Apte, Chief Executive Officer, CloudLIMS