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New accreditations October 2018

29-10-2018

In October 2018, two organizations received a new accreditation.

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Publication explanatory document T050 (RvA approach to applications for accreditation in the context of the ‘Brexit’)

29-10-2018

With the date for the Brexit coming closer, the RvA increasingly receives inquiries from UK-based notified bodies (NBs) about the possibilities of accreditation by the RvA, with the purpose of becoming a NB in the Netherlands. Concerning these possibilities, the RvA published an explanatory document RvA-T050.

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Publication new version Specific Accreditation Protocol V001 concerning Greenhouse Gases

29-10-2018

Specific Accreditation Protocol V001 contains a brief description for the accreditation of Validaton and Verification of Greenhouse Gases (GHG) (EN ISO 14065). This SAP serves as a practical supplement to RvA Policy Rule BR002.

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Publication of specific accreditation protocol C015 concerning the Accreditation of Certification of Energy Management Systems (ISO 50001).

22-10-2018

Specific Accreditation Protocol C015 contains a brief description for the accreditation of certification of energy management systems (ISO 50001). This SAP serves as a practical supplement to RvA Policy Rule BR002.

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Positive result Peer Evaluation RvA 2018

11-10-2018

In January and May 2018, a Peer Evaluation was conducted by an EA Peer Evaluation team at the RvA. The RvA has been evaluated by thirteen colleagues from other European accreditation bodies on competence, impartiality and independence. On October 3rd  2018, the EA MAC reported that the results of the Peer Evaluation were successful.

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Publication new version of specific accreditation protocol C008.

04-10-2018

The RvA has published a new version of SAP-C008 concerning the accreditation of certification of products (general). This protocol serves as a practical supplement to RvA Policy Rule BR002.

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New accreditations September 2018

28-09-2018

The table below gives an overview of the new RvA accreditations in September 2018. For more information on the accreditation or the organisation, please refer to the list with all accredited bodies.

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