Sampling

Different sampling techniques are used for different sampling points and sampling of products.

Microbiology and Chemistry Testing

LSS provides testing to ensure product compliance to standards and/or regulations using validated and verified standard.

Consulting Services

Expertise and passion for what we do allows us to offer business consulting services.

Food Safety

it is important for all food handlers to focus on a Food Safety System (FSS).

Quality Management Systems

QMS helps organisations to coordinate and direct its activities to meet customer and regulatory requirements.

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Services

The quality of the result is as good as its sample. Correct sampling ensures a representative sample and a correct picture of the situation at that point in time. Different sampling techniques are used for different sampling points and sampling of products according t SANS standards.

We offer sampling of:

  • Food products
  • water samples
  • Detergents
Surface and hand swabbing

With the upcoming promulgation of South African food safety regulation that will aid in food poisoning prevention, it is important for all food handlers to focus on a Food Safety System (FSS). We assist food handlers by providing training and ensure that they have the ability to implement the requirements of FSS according to HACCP, FSSC 22000 / ISO 22000, GFSI and Global G.A.P. Other value added FSS services include GAP audits, internal audits and hygiene audits.

LSS provides testing to ensure product compliance to standards and/or regulations using validated and verified standard and customized methods to suit our customer’s sample requirements. Our team is highly skilled and operate at a high level of competence to deliver a dignified service.
Our services include testing of:
– Food products
– Water samples
– Detergents
– Swabs
We assist our customers with understanding of test results and advice towards a solution.

We offer tailor made training solutions to laboratories and manufacturers based on unit standards and in depth combined industry and techniques experience of 30 years. To ensure improved personal competence and skills. As an added advantage, We work with SETA registered assessor and we are currently working on accrediting this training.

Training includes:

  • Laboratory techniques training
  • Good laboratory practices
  • Quality management systems training
  • Food Safety Training

Our vast years of experience, expertise and passion for what we do allows us to offer business consulting services, building assurance in laboratory / business processes through the use of process improvement techniques.

We consult in the following areas:

  • Mentorship of entrepreneurs who produce food and water products
  • Scientific Research and Development (R&D)
  • And process improvement, from problem identification, process design to implementation and monitoring of the process.

 

QMS helps organisations to coordinate and direct its activities to meet customer and regulatory requirements thus improving its effectiveness and efficiency on a continuous basis. LSS experts provide training, documentation, implementation and internal auditing services for accreditation against ISO 17025 and certification against ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

Background

Established in 2017 by two black women, LSS core business is to provide sampling and testing of environmental, food, water and detergent samples.read more…


We also aim to combat youth unemployment, contribute to industrialised revitalization and decrease the number of students who do not complete their studies in South Africa, by provision of in-service training opportunities leading to qualification fulfilment and graduation. Other value add services include consulting and training services. In the training leg of the business, LSS offers training on ISO and food safety standards, whereas on the consulting side of the business, the company provides technical mentorship expertise to entrepreneurs who are in a space of product development.

What we aim for

Vision

To be a partner of choice in the scientific solutions’ arises from the belief that all customers (including small business sector) need to have access to reliable testing, training and consulting services that will be provided to them within specified timelines in a dignified manner.

Mission

We aim to provide professional testing and consulting services on time and at competitive rates for the mutual business success of us and our customers.​

Values

  • Excellence – is the foundation of our offerings for our partners.
  • Customer focus – based on a good understanding of our customer needs. LSS personnel pledge to keep customers happy always.
  • Integrity – our services are offered from unquestionable integrity established from strong moral principles.

Policies

Quality

At LSS the management team commits to continual improvement by implementation of a system for receiving, recording, analysing and taking corrective actions on all non-conformities or complaints pointed out by our customers. Customer complaints are entertained through corrective and preventive action process. The company also commits to providing a complete range of training required by its employees to deliver on their assigned responsibilities. This include orientation training, job and equipment related training, managerial and quality system training. To ensure that our employees are continuously aligned to LSS updated policies and procedures, such training is provided on an ongoing basis.

Health and Safety

LSS strives to punctually deliver the sampling, reliable testing, training and consulting services that are safe with no hazards to your health, no Environmental Impact and of a high Quality that complies with the requirements of ISO 18001, 14001 and 9001.

The management of LSS, striving for excellence in all we do, recognises the impact that our activities may have on people and the environment.

Come visit us!

  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 pm (weekend closed)

LSS is a dedicated laboratory with customised solution-based approach in meeting and exceeding our client’s expectations. Our experienced and focussed team are well qualified and equipped to deliver LSS services and they possess relevant experience and qualification to carry out their functions to fulfill company’s mandate. It is our vision that LSS be the partner of choice in laboratory solutions to our customers.

Please direct all enquiries and requests for additional information to any of LSS Directors on the details provided above.

  • +27 16 100 7006
  • info@lesediscientific.co.za
  • 1 Barrage Rd, Vereeniging, 1939