Regardless of size, labs follow specific state, federal, and international regulations and guidelines that govern their operations. Compliance to these policies ensure safer working conditions and can help drive accountability in the workplace.
Having effective regulatory compliance aids in avoiding lawsuits and costly fines and aligns corporate organizational structure, people and processes, in order to mitigate risks.
Lab Manager outlines six elements of a successful compliance in the program:
Having a solid compliance program provides organizational benefits beyond what is considered regulatory and legal conformity and contributes to major growth opportunities.