Development and implementation of an analytical quality assurance plan at the Hanford site

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The Hanford Analytical Services Quality Assurance Plan (HASQAP) provides a uniform standard for onsite and offsite laboratories performing analytical work in support of Hanford Site environmental cleanup initiatives. The Hanford Site is a nuclear site that originated during World War 11 and has a legacy of environmental clean up issues. In early 1993, the need for and feasibility of developing a quality assurance plan to direct all analytical activities performed to support environmental cleanup initiatives set forth in the Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order were discussed. Several group discussions were held and from them came the HASQAP. This ... continued below

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Kuhl-Klinger, K.J.; Taylor, C.D. & Kawabata, K.K. August 1, 1995.

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The Hanford Analytical Services Quality Assurance Plan (HASQAP) provides a uniform standard for onsite and offsite laboratories performing analytical work in support of Hanford Site environmental cleanup initiatives. The Hanford Site is a nuclear site that originated during World War 11 and has a legacy of environmental clean up issues. In early 1993, the need for and feasibility of developing a quality assurance plan to direct all analytical activities performed to support environmental cleanup initiatives set forth in the Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order were discussed. Several group discussions were held and from them came the HASQAP. This document will become the quality assurance guidance document in a Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order. This paper presents the mechanics involved in developing a quality assurance plan for this scope of activity, including the approach taken to resolve the variability of quality control requirements driven by numerous regulations. It further describes the consensus building process and how the goal of uniting onsite and offsite laboratories as well as inorganic, organic, and radioanalytic disciplines under a common understanding of basic quality control concepts was achieved.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96002716

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  • 3. American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME) biennial mixed waste symposium, Baltimore, MD (United States), 7-11 Aug 1995

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  • Other: DE96002716
  • Report No.: PNL-SA--26080
  • Report No.: CONF-950877--22
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 135040
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc622152

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Kuhl-Klinger, K.J.; Taylor, C.D. & Kawabata, K.K. Development and implementation of an analytical quality assurance plan at the Hanford site, article, August 1, 1995; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc622152/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.