ACCREDITATION COMMITTEE FOR INSPECTION BODIES

TERMS OF REFERENCE

To study assessment reports, relevant information (summary reports) and recommendations by the assessment team and SLAB staff and determine whether the inspection bodies comply with     ISO/IEC 17020 and relevant SLAB criteria for grant of accreditation.

To approve grant, renewal, withdrawal, reduction and suspension of accreditation to inspection bodies based on the criteria laid down by SLAB.

To provide advice and guidance to the Council and the Director/CEO on matters related to and incidental to the grant, renewal, withdrawal, reduction and suspension of accreditation to inspection bodies.

Mr. T. Wickramasighe (Chairman)

Members

  1. Ms C Thilakaratne.
  2. Dr A G T Sugathapala.
  3. Dr L D J F Nanayakkara.
  4. Mr. T S Amarawansa.
  5. Dr (Ms) I G N Hewajulige.
  6. Eng H Hikkaduwa.
  7. Prof (Ms) N Bandara
  8. Dr A T G Sugathapala
  9. Mr. L H D Bandusoma –  Secretory

Accreditation Committee for Testing/ Calibration Laboratories, Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and Proficiency Testing

TERMS OF REFERENCE

To study assessment reports, relevant information (summary reports) and recommendations by the assessment team and SLAB staff and determine whether the testing/calibration laboratories, GLP facilities and Proficiency Testing Provider comply with ISO/IEC 17025 for testing/calibration, OECD Guidelines for GLP facilities and ISO/IEC 17043 for Proficiency Testing Providers and relevant SLAB criteria for grant of accreditation.

To approve grant, renewal, withdrawal, reduction and suspension of accreditation to testing/ calibration laboratories, GLP facilities and Proficiency testing Providers based on the criteria laid down by SLAB.

To provide advice and guidance to the Council and the Director/CEO on matters related to and incidental to the grant, renewal, withdrawal, reduction and suspension of accreditation to testing/ calibration laboratories, GLP facilities and Proficiency testing Providers.

CONSTITUTION

Mr. T. Wickramasighe (Chairman)

Members

  1. Ms C Thilakaratne.
  2. Prof D A Tantrigoda.
  3. Prof H D Gunawardhana.
  4. Prof (Ms) S C Wijeratne.
  5. Dr (Ms) G A S I Abeygunawardena.
  6. Dr(Ms) N de Silva.
  7. Mr E G Somapala
  8. Mr K Premasiri Kumara
  9. Ms M H Wickramasinghe- Secretary

Accreditation Committee for Medical/Clinical Testing Laboratories

TERMS OF REFERENCE

To study assessment reports, relevant information (summary reports) and recommendations by the assessment team and SLAB staff and determine whether the medical/clinical laboratories comply with ISO 15189 and relevant SLAB criteria for grant of accreditation

To approve grant, renewal, withdrawal, reduction and suspension of accreditation to medical/clinical laboratories based on the criteria laid down by SLAB

To provide advice and guidance to the Council and the Director/CEO on matters related to and incidental to the grant, renewal, withdrawal, reduction and suspension of accreditation to medical/clinical laboratories.

CONSTITUTION

Mr. T. Wickramasighe (Chairman)

Members

  1. Ms C Thilakaratne.
  2. Dr (Ms) M M Thudawe.
  3. Dr (Ms) K C K Wasalaarachchi.
  4. Dr (Ms) S Siriwardena.
  5. Dr (Ms) M M Jayatilaka.
  6. Dr (Ms) S Mananwatte.
  7. Prof (Ms) Jenniffer Perera
  8. Dr (Ms) I D Siriwardhana
  9. Dr B V S H Beneragama
  10. Ms C Ediriweera- Secretary

Accreditation Committee for Certification Bodies and GHG Validation/Verification Bodies

TERMS OF REFERENCE

To study assessment reports, relevant information (summary reports) and recommendations by the assessment team and SLAB staff and determine whether the certification bodies comply with the international standard as given below and relevant SLAB criteria for grant of accreditation
• System certification body – ISO/IEC 17021-1
• Product certification body – ISO/IEC 17065
• ISO/IEC 17024 for bodies certifying persons
• ISO 14065 for GHG Validation/Verification Bodies

To approve grant, renewal, withdrawal, reduction and suspension of accreditation to certification bodies based on the criteria laid down by SLAB

To provide advice and guidance to the Council and the Director/CEO on matters related to and incidental to the grant, renewal, withdrawal, reduction and suspension of accreditation to certification bodies.

CONSTITUTION

Mr. T. Wickramasighe (Chairman)

Members

  1. Ms C Thilakaratne.
  2. Mr K H Muthukuda Arachchi.
  3. Dr (Ms) N de Silva.
  4. Mr V Perera.
  5. Mr B S P Mendis.
  6. Prof S M A Nanayakkara.
  7. Mr W Meewaddana.
  8. Ms S P L Seneviratne.
  9. Dr S Ranaweera.
  10. Ms C Ediriweera- Secretary.

Expert Committee on Histopathology

TERMS OF REFERENCE

To prepare necessary guidelines to define, establish ad apply classification principles and techniques of Histopathology

To develop and establish guidelines, work instructions, assessor guidance notes covering Pre-examination, Examination, Post -examination and quality assurance programmes relating to Histopathology.

To prepare any training documents for training of assessors and SLAB officers.

To provide advice and guidance to the Director/CEO, Technical Advisory Committee on Medical Testing and the Governing Council of SLAB, on matters related to and incidental to the accreditation of Medical/Clinical Testing particularly on issues related to Histopathology.

CONSTITUTION

Dr (Ms) D P S Nanayakkara (Chairman)

Members

  1. Dr (Ms) K C K Wasalaarachchi.
  2. Dr (Ms) C S P Sosai.
  3. Dr (Ms) M S P Wijenayake.
  4. Dr (Ms) S M D CR Senarath.
  5. Dr (Ms) M Jayawickrama.
  6. Ms M R Gunasekara- Secretary.