Quality Management

2019 September
article highlights continuing concerns about the quality of crime scene examination and the interpretation of scientific evidence.

2019 September
Linked fully aligns the FIRMS Quality Manual with ISO9001:2015 which is approved by the governing body.

September 2019
Linked audits FIRMS QMS.

2019 August
Sean Doyle successfully steers the FIRMS Quality Management System (QMS) through a Lloyds Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) audit. LRQA finds the QMS compliant with ISO9001:2015.

2018 November
Quality Management in Forensic Science by Sean Doyle published by Elsevier.
ISBN 978-0-1208054161

2018 October
Linked conducts annual review of FIRMS Approved Practitioners at IsoForensics Inc.

2018 October
the second edition of the FIRMS Good Practice Guide is published to which Sean Doyle is a contributor – Dunn P. J. H. and J. F. Carter, eds. 2018. Good practice guide for isotope ratio mass spectrometry, 2nd Edition, ISBN 978-0-948926-33-4

2018 September
Linked successfully transitions the FIRMS Network to the international quality management standard ISO9001:2015

2017 December
Sean Doyle delivers manuscript for the new standard text “Quality Management in Forensic Science” ISBN 978-0-12-605416-1

2017 June
Sean Doyle co-authors new guidance on the validation of isotope analysis methods – Dunn PJH, Salouros H, Carter JF & Doyle SP, Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 1476-1480, 2017. DOI: 10.1002 7925

2015 September
Sean Doyle conducts annual review of FIRMS Approved Practitioners at IsoForensics Inc.

2015 May
Linked updates FIRMS Quality Management System.

2015 May
Sean Doyle accepts the role of FIRMS Quality Manager.

2015 April
Linked delivers successful LRQA audit.

2014 October
Linked invited by Oritain to set out Quality Management System options.

2014 April
Linked delivers recertification of FIRMS to the international standard ISO9001:2008 for another three years.

2013 September
Linked manages and delivers simultaneous FIRMS Approval for Professor James Ehleringer, Mike Lott and Lesley Chesson at IsoForensics Inc. Utah.

2013 June
given the excellent quality management record of FIRMS, LRQA agree to extend the audit period from nine to twelve months.

2012 October
FIRMS receives Certificate of Approval from LRQA (Melbourne).

2012 September
LRQA (Melbourne) audit of the FIRMS Quality Management System. Audit passed and Linked commended for effective quality management.

2012 August
Linked successfully transfers FIRMS’ ISO9001:2008 Certification from Lloyds Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) England to Australia.

2011 April
Linked Forensic Consultants delivers ISO9001:2008 Certified Quality Management System for the FIRMS Network.

2011 February
Linked manages and delivers first FIRMS Approval for a forensic practitioner.