ISO 17025: Lockout/Tagout Requirement

#1
Hello Everyone!

We are a Cannabis Analytical Testing Laboratory. We're trying to get accredited for ISO 17025 and I am a bit unfamiliar with the lockout/tagout requirements for our type of lab. If we have the following instrumentation (listed below), would lockout/tagout be required? We were thinking about getting Lockout plugs for the back of each instrument (which are quite pricey), because the power cords seem to all be the same type and any cord can easily be used to power the instrument back on if we don't lockout the port in the back. Any insight would be greatly appreciated, we're currently having a tough time getting ahold of a ISO rep :(


Instruments:
HPLC
GCMS
LCMSMS
ICPMS


Thank you!
 
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#3
Hello Everyone!

We are a Cannabis Analytical Testing Laboratory. We're trying to get accredited for ISO 17025 and I am a bit unfamiliar with the lockout/tagout requirements for our type of lab. If we have the following instrumentation (listed below), would lockout/tagout be required? We were thinking about getting Lockout plugs for the back of each instrument (which are quite pricey), because the power cords seem to all be the same type and any cord can easily be used to power the instrument back on if we don't lockout the port in the back. Any insight would be greatly appreciated, we're currently having a tough time getting ahold of a ISO rep :(


Instruments:
HPLC
GCMS
LCMSMS
ICPMS


Thank you!
How did your ISO 107025 certification go? It's difficult to find information on Cannabis Testing Labs who have gone through the ISO approval process. I'd love to hear your experience and your thoughts on the process! Any information you provide would be valuable as we venture on the road of getting our Cannabis Testing Lab ISO certified!
 
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