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  • Date posted: July 31, 2020

    A background of quality and confidence The UK Certification Authority for Reinforcing Steels (CARES) was founded in 1983 and has been UKAS accredited for product and management system certification since 1986.  The accreditation assessment process is therefore not new to them. This independent, not-for-profit certification body of around 30 members ...

     

  • Date posted: July 29, 2020

    In 1967, The British Calibration Service (that would evolve into UKAS) approached AMETEK Land to be part of a consultation to develop a standard for non-contact temperature measurement.  AMETEK Land’s technical director was invited to sit on the technical panel whilst this standard was established. Two years later in 1970, ...

     

  • Date posted: July 23, 2020

    Supporting the connected world As the world becomes evermore dependent on wireless communications, the need for a high-quality service that can be relied upon becomes increasingly vital. IoTAS, a specialist field testing company accredited by UKAS to ISO/IEC 17025:2017, supports wireless communications firms worldwide in demonstrating the quality of their ...

     

  • Date posted: July 8, 2020

      Jet-Care International provides a comprehensive range of laboratory analysis services to the aviation, marine and industrial market sectors. Their services include analysis of oil, hydraulic fluid, fuel, grease, coolant, transformer oil, fuel, debris and filters, leading to the identification of potential problems with engines, gearboxes, critical control systems, generators and ...

     

  • Date posted: July 3, 2020

    John Ringrow Senior Assessment Manager John started his career in a private scientific consultancy and then spent many years working on the technical side and in management within NHS laboratories. John worked for Clinical Pathology Accreditation (UK) Ltd for a number of years before joining UKAS in 2013. His career ...

     

  • Date posted: July 1, 2020

    Since its formation in 1986, STS has established itself as an independent Certification Body in the UK. UKAS accredited for over a decade, against ISO/IEC 17065 to provide certification against the BRCGS Global Standards for Food and Storage & Distribution, STS has recently extended its scope of accreditation to include ...

     

  • Date posted: June 23, 2020

      Access to safe and nutritious food and water is one of the essential requirements for maintaining health and well-being of people around the world.  Accredited conformity assessment activities play a pivotal role in improving food safety, by contributing to the prevention and treatment of the adverse effects of unsafe ...

     

  • Date posted: June 19, 2020

    Introduction Communication has been issued to laboratories and published on the UKAS website making it clear that UKAS is currently ready and able to accept applications to include COVID-19 testing within scopes of accreditation. UKAS continues to be in regular contact with key stakeholders to ensure the service UKAS provides ...

     

  • Date posted: June 11, 2020

    Introducing you to our trainer Trevor Thompson, for the ISO/IEC 17025: 2017 Awareness course and ISO 17025 Conformity Challenges - Hotspots Workshop.   Tell us about your career at UKAS I started my career in Accreditation with the first National Testing Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (NATLAS) in 1981, having been one of ...

     

  • Date posted: June 9, 2020

    This Technical Bulletin provides an accessible record of communications relating to volume scene of crime accreditation previously sent by UKAS to relevant interested parties. Updated UKAS Customer Guidance Communication for Volume Scene of Crime Accreditation - Law Enforcement (May 2020) Introduction Further to our communication in January 2020 this update ...