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  • Date posted: September 18, 2018

    This Technical Bulletin provides an update to recent communications regarding NACE 1.1 to NACE 2 scoping reconciliation and integration of the various ISO/IEC 17021-1: 2015 schedules into single schedules, including the Technical Bulletins below; QMS and EMS Certification – Transition from NACE 1 to NACE 2 (5 February 2018) The ...

     

  • Date posted: August 24, 2018

    Following discussions with Certification Bodies (CBs) and other stakeholders, UKAS has been developing a new format of accreditation schedule to present the accredited scope of management systems CBs under ISO/IEC 17021-1. The aim of the new format is to provide a single accreditation schedule that will specify each of the ...

     

  • Date posted: August 13, 2018

    Accredited Certification Bodies should be aware of developments in the ISO/IEC 17021 series of documents. CBs should note that TS documents are Technical Specifications and not direct requirement documents, however the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) has adopted these and they therefore hold the same status as IAF Mandatory Guidance i.e. ...

     

  • Date posted: July 26, 2018

    ILAC has published a new document: ILAC G28:07/2018 - Guideline for the Formulation of Scopes of Accreditation for Inspection Bodies. The purpose of this publication is to assist Accreditation Bodies in consistently meeting the requirements of ISO/IEC 17011:2017 associated with scopes, and to encourage an effective and harmonised approach to ...

     

  • Date posted: July 25, 2018

    This Technical Bulletin is applicable to all FSMS Certification Bodies (CBs). Following the publication of ISO 22000:2018 on 19th June 2018, this letter is to outline the accreditation process for all currently accredited certification bodies wishing to make an application to transition to ISO 22000:2018. 1. All certification bodies wishing ...

     

  • Date posted: July 25, 2018

    LLC “Business Trend” is a Russian market leading provider of inspection services and is a crucial part of all large-scale fuel and energy complex projects in Russia, including international projects such as Nord Stream, Nord Stream 2, Turkish Stream, South Stream and “Power of Siberia”. Since 1991, LLC “Business Trend” ...

     

  • Date posted: July 12, 2018

    This Technical Bulletin is applicable to all Certification Bodies (CBs). The revised IAF MD 4 was issued on 4th July 2018 with a 1-year implementation period, resulting in an application date of 4th July 2019. Certification Bodies should now be reviewing their processes and procedures to ensure that, where ICT ...

     

  • Date posted: July 6, 2018

    Please be aware that ISO 50001: 2018 is expected to be published in August. UKAS is now finalising its approach to the transition. There are a number of technical changes along with the application of the Annex SL High Level structure. IAF has published a resolution for the transition arrangements ...

     

  • Date posted: July 5, 2018

    Please be aware that ISO 20000-1: 2018 is expected to be published in September. UKAS is now finalising our approach to the transition. There are a number of technical changes, along with the application of the Annex SL structure. It is expected that a 2-year transition period will be allocated ...

     

  • Date posted: July 3, 2018

    This technical bulletin affects Conformity Assessment Bodies involved with sound insulation testing. UKAS understands that a small number of accredited testing organisations are not following the required procedures, in that they are not always measuring reverberation time in every receiver room for field measurement of sound insulation; please note that ...