article highlights continuing concerns about the quality of crime scene examination and the interpretation of scientific evidence.
Linked fully aligns the FIRMS Quality Manual with ISO9001:2015 which is approved by the governing body.
Linked audits FIRMS QMS.
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.
Quality Management in Forensic Science by Sean Doyle published by Elsevier.
Linked conducts annual review of FIRMS Approved Practitioners at IsoForensics Inc.
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
Linked successfully transitions the FIRMS Network to the international quality management standard ISO9001:2015
Sean Doyle delivers manuscript for the new standard text “Quality Management in Forensic Science” ISBN 978-0-12-605416-1
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
Sean Doyle conducts annual review of FIRMS Approved Practitioners at IsoForensics Inc.
Linked updates FIRMS Quality Management System.
Sean Doyle accepts the role of FIRMS Quality Manager.
Linked delivers successful LRQA audit.
Linked invited by Oritain to set out Quality Management System options.
Linked delivers recertification of FIRMS to the international standard ISO9001:2008 for another three years.
Linked manages and delivers simultaneous FIRMS Approval for Professor James Ehleringer, Mike Lott and Lesley Chesson at IsoForensics Inc. Utah.
given the excellent quality management record of FIRMS, LRQA agree to extend the audit period from nine to twelve months.
FIRMS receives Certificate of Approval from LRQA (Melbourne).
LRQA (Melbourne) audit of the FIRMS Quality Management System. Audit passed and Linked commended for effective quality management.
Linked successfully transfers FIRMS’ ISO9001:2008 Certification from Lloyds Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) England to Australia.
Linked Forensic Consultants delivers ISO9001:2008 Certified Quality Management System for the FIRMS Network.
Linked manages and delivers first FIRMS Approval for a forensic practitioner.