National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia
Scope of Accreditation
Scope of Accreditation
ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
- This facility complies with the requirements of AS 5388.1 Forensic analysis Part 1: Recognition, recording, recovery, transport and storage of material (except section 6 Occupational health and safety which is not assessed).
- This facility complies with the requirements of AS 5388.3 Forensic analysis Part 3: Interpretation.
- This facility complies with the requirements of AS 5388.2 Forensic analysis Part 2: Analysis and examination of material.
- This facility complies with the requirements of AS 5388.4 Forensic analysis Part 4: Reporting.
|Analysis of controlled substances||Any item received||Drug identification|
|Clandestine drug facility - Investigation||Collection; Drug identification; Presumptive testing|
|Plant material||Botanical identification|
|Crime scene investigations||Major crime scene; Volume crime scene||Confirmatory testing for blood; Confirmatory testing for saliva; Confirmatory testing for semen; Event reconstruction; Examination and interpretation of the scene; Physical fit comparisons; Presumptive screening analysis; Shoe impressions; Tyre impressions|
|Fingerprint development (dusting/powders)|
|Assessment and control|
|Recording and imagery|
|Serial number recovery|
|Damage analysis||Any item received||Classification of damage; Examination of damage|
|Examination of documents||Documents||Signature and handwriting examination|
|Alterations; Examination of security features; Indentations and impressions; Ink comparisons; Printing process and devices; Substrate examinations|
|Examination of fingerprints||Fingerprints||Identification|
|Examination of firearms, ammunition and weapons||Ballistics||Classification; Examination and identification; Range determination; Trajectory reconstruction|
|Firearms||Examination and identification; Firearm safety testing|
|Firearms; Weapons||Serial number recovery|
|Examination of tool marks||Any item received||Comparison of impressed marks; Comparison of striated marks|
|Forensic biology - Examination of biological material||Any item received||Bloodstain pattern analysis (BPA)|
|Collection, location and identification of biological material|
|Hair||Examination of hair|
|Forensic biology - Examination of biological material - Field testing||Biological material; Blood; Saliva; Semen||Bloodstain pattern analysis (BPA); Collection, location and identification of biological material|
|Forensic biology - Examination of botanical material||Plant material||Botanical identification of non controlled plant material|
|Forensic chemistry/criminalistics||Any item received||Firearm residue examination; Gunshot residues|
|Explosives; Fires and explosion investigations; Flammable liquids; General chemical analysis; General physical examination; Propellants|
|Glass and other mineralogical material examination|
|Chemical irritants; General chemical analysis; General physical examination|
|Paint; Polymer analysis; Textile fibre examination|
|Genetic analysis||Biological material||DNA profiling for criminal case work - Direct comparison; DNA profiling for relationship testing|
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23 Sep 2021