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Common Findings in Concrete Assessments: ASTM C1077

AASHTO resource Q & A logoOn season 4 episode 26 we discuss common nonconformities for the below concrete standards and how to resolve them. LISTEN HERE

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These findings are not ranked, nor do all laboratories receive these, but are some of the most common nonconformities seen in laboratories participating in our programs.

General Accreditation Requirements

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ASTM C1077

Agencies Testing Concrete and Concrete Aggregates for Use in Construction and Criteria for Testing Agency Evaluation

  • No certifications
  • No PE
  • Reporting issues
  • Organizational chart out of date or not presented
  • No corrective actions on low PSP ratings
  • Standards are out of date or not presented
  • Procedures missing from QMS
  • Records missing

For a finding to be resolved, the laboratory must submit evidence that thoroughly addresses all aspects of the nonconformity/finding.

Learn more in How to Resolve AASHTO re:source and CCRL Report Findings and Getting to the Root of the Problem: Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Explained

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