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  • Date posted: August 15, 2019

    Conformity assessment can take many forms (e.g. testing, inspection, certification). It can be undertaken by those with a user interest, for example a manufacturer, in the object of conformity assessment i.e. particular material, product, installation, process, system, person or body, or by those totally independent, for example a certification body. It could also be ...

     

  • Date posted: August 12, 2019

    Fluke Calibration is one of the world’s leaders in precision calibration instruments, equipment, service and software for measuring electrical activity, radio frequency, temperature, humidity, pressure and flow.  Its instruments are used in calibration laboratories and process measurement instrument shops across the globe, including nearly every National Metrology Institute. With offices ...

     

  • Date posted: August 1, 2019

    Are you looking for a way to provide assurance or confidence in an activity, product or service? Did you know UKAS has an active development programme that supports scheme owners, policy makers, regulators, trade associations, conformity assessment bodies and many other stakeholders design and implement different mechanisms to provide assurance. ...

     

  • Date posted: July 23, 2019

    This bulletin has been prepared to inform interested parties that the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation reissued ILAC-G27: Guidance on measurements performed as part of an inspection process in July 2019. The changes to this publication are not significant and have been made to update the text to correspond with the ...

     

  • 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 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: May 13, 2019

    A guide to what makes a 'good' ISO 9001 audit from the perspective of the customer and an organisation certified by an accredited certification body.