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  • Date posted: May 22, 2018

    This Technical Bulletin is applicable to all Certification Bodies (CBs) and concerns the actions required following publication of IAF MD 23 which was published by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) on 8th May 2018. IAF has allocated an implementation date for this document of 8th May 2019, providing a 1-year ...

     

  • Date posted: May 21, 2018

    This Technical Bulletin is applicable to all accredited management systems Certification Bodies. A new version of IAF MD 1 - IAF Mandatory Document for the Audit and Certification of a Management System operated by a Multi-Site Organisation - was published by IAF (International Accreditation Forum) on 29 January 2018. This ...

     

  • Date posted: May 21, 2018

    The ILAC MRA 2017 Annual Report has just been published on the ILAC website. As in previous years, it provides information on the activities carried out as part of the peer evaluation process in 2017 in order to ensure that both regulators and consumers of laboratory and inspection data, are ...

     

  • Date posted: May 18, 2018

      UKAS will be exhibiting at the 2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition on Tuesday 26th June in the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, to promote the value of accreditation for testing and calibration laboratories.   UKAS will be meeting players from industries such as Biotech, Chemical, Energy & Environment, Food ...

     

  • Date posted: May 18, 2018

    A new leaflet has been produced by UKAS outlining the implications of Brexit for accreditation and conformity assessment and setting out the key objectives for the withdrawal process. The leaflet sets out the importance of: UKAS’ recognition as the National Accreditation Body continuing post-Brexit UKAS continuing as a member of ...

     

  • Date posted: May 18, 2018

    A new leaflet has been produced by UKAS outlining the implications of Brexit for accreditation and conformity assessment and setting out the key objectives for the withdrawal process. The leaflet sets out the importance of: UKAS’ recognition as the National Accreditation Body continuing post-Brexit UKAS continuing as a member of ...

     

  • Date posted: May 18, 2018

    This Technical Bulletin is applicable to all Certification Bodies offering accredited certification for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and supplements previous bulletin issued on the migration between OHSAS 18001 and ISO 45001. This bulletin is to clarify the status of 2 particular documents related to OH&SMS accreditation.   Publication ...

     

  • Date posted: May 17, 2018

    UKAS will be taking part in an event in Guernsey on May 23rd to promote the value of using an accredited provider for legionella risk assessments. The event will be attended by duty holders including hotel chains, NHS facilities managers, and the major facilities management independent businesses.  The majority of ...

     

  • Date posted: May 17, 2018

    World Metrology Day, an annual event during which more than 80 countries celebrate the impact of measurement on our daily lives, will take place this Sunday (May 20th). This date was chosen in recognition of the signing of the Metre Convention on 20 May 1875, the beginning of formal international collaboration in ...

     

  • Date posted: May 15, 2018

    The 8th National Conference for Radiology Managers will take place on Thursday 24th May 2018 at The Pullman Hotel, St Pancras London. The event is free to attend for delegates and registration is now open. Click here for further details for this event. UKAS will be attending the conference to promote the accreditation of ...