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  • Date posted: June 14, 2019

    This Technical Bulletin is applicable to all accredited management systems Certification Bodies and is to provide an update regarding recent changes to IAF document MD 22. IAF MD 22: 2019 Application of ISO/IEC 17021-1 for the Certification of Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems was published on 7th May 2019 ...

     

  • Date posted: June 14, 2019

    This Technical Bulletin is applicable to all accredited management systems Certification Bodies and is to provide an update regarding recent changes to IAF document MD 17. IAF MD 17 Witnessing Activities for the Accreditation of Management Systems Certification Bodies has been updated and was published on 7th May 2019 with ...

     

  • Date posted: June 14, 2019

    This Technical Bulletin is applicable to all accredited management systems Certification Bodies and is to provide an update regarding recent changes to IAF document MD 5. IAF MD 5: 2019 Determination of Audit Time of Quality, Environmental, and Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems was published on 7th May 2019 ...

     

  • Date posted: June 13, 2019

    The ILAC MRA 2018 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 2018 in order to ensure that both regulators and consumers of laboratory and inspection data, are ...

     

  • Date posted: June 12, 2019

    Following the resignation of the Prime Minister on 7 June, the political climate of uncertainty over when and how the UK will leave the European Union continues. However, UKAS is continuing to meet Government Departments and other relevant  authorities to ensure the needs of our customers and the importance of ...

     

  • Date posted: June 11, 2019

    The Royal College of Radiologists and The College of Radiographers have developed the Quality Standard for Imaging (QSI) to help diagnostic imaging services ensure that their patients consistently receive high quality services delivered by competent staff working in safe environments. UKAS delivers and manages assessment for accreditation for the QSI on behalf of the Colleges.  QSI ...

     

  • Date posted: June 9, 2019

    Today marks World Accreditation Day, an initiative jointly established by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC), to promote the value of accreditation, accredited conformity assessment and standards. This year the theme focuses on how accreditation adds value to supply chains and procurement activities. Supply chains provide ...

     

  • Date posted: June 5, 2019

    Accreditation: Adding Value to Supply Chains (#WAD2019) - June 9th 2019 The theme of this year’s World Accreditation Day, which will take place on 9th June 2019, focuses on how accreditation adds value to supply chains and procurement activities. The day has become an important fixture in the calendar to ...

     

  • Date posted: May 30, 2019

    UKAS has appointed Mark Bohun as its new Commercial Director.  Mark took up this newly created position on 20th May, forming a key part of a strengthened Executive Management team at UKAS. Announcing Mark’s appointment, Matt Gantley, CEO of UKAS said:  ”UKAS’s vision is that everything that should be underpinned ...

     

  • Date posted: May 21, 2019

    UKAS are proud to be a sponsor of the Trade Association Forum (TAF) Best Practice Awards and Networking event. TAF is a significant voice of UK business, encouraging the development and sharing of best practice among UK trade associations to government, industry and the wider public. The annual prestigious event ...