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news from 2018

Publication new version RvA-T033

22-02-2018

Publication new version of explanatory document T033 concerning the requirements for conformity assessment schemes.

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New accreditations February 2018

21-02-2018

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

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Publication new explanatory document T049 concerning the implementation of ISO/IEC 17025:2017.

09-02-2018

Explanatory document RvA-T049 sets out details of how the RvA deals with the implementation of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 (General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories).

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Publication of new version of specific accreditation protocol I007 concerning the accreditation of final inspections after asbestos removal (Dutch)

06-02-2018

Specific Accreditation Protocol I007 contains a brief description for the accreditation of final inspections after asbestos removal. This SAP serves as a practical supplement to RvA Policy Rule BR002.

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Peer Review RvA

30-01-2018

Once every four years national accreditation bodies subject each other to intensive assessments, known as peer reviews. A peer review is undertaken by colleagues from other European accreditation bodies. They check whether the body to be assessed meets the specific criteria and use international standard ISO/IEC 17011 and European Regulation 765/2008 as guidelines during that process.

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New accreditations January 2018

28-01-2018

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

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New accreditations December 2017

04-01-2018

The table below gives an overview of the new RvA accreditations in 2017. For more information on the accreditation or the organisation, please refer to the list with all accredited bodies.

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Publication new explanatory document T048 concerning the migration from BS OHSAS 18001:2007 to ISO 45001:2018

03-01-2018

Explanatory document RvA-T048 sets out details of how the RvA deals with the migration from BS OHSAS 18001:2007 to ISO 45001:2018.

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Publication new version of SAP-C006 concerning certification of occupational health and safety management systems (OH&SMS) in accordance with BS OHSAS 18001 and ISO 45001

03-01-2018

Specific Accreditation Protocol C006 contains a brief description for the accreditation of occupational health and safety management systems certification in accordance with BS OHSAS 18001 and ISO 45001.
This SAP serves as a practical supplement to RvA Policy Rule BR002.

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