NEW EDITION OF A STANDARD ISO/IEC 17020: 2012

 
The new version ISO/IEC 17020: 2012  Conformity assessment - Requirements for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection was published by ISO on 1 st March 2012. 
With resolution the ILAC membership agrees to a three-year transition period for the implementation of, ISO/IEC 17020:2012 Conformity assessment - Requirements for the operation of various types of inspection bodies performing inspection, from the date of publication of the standard. 
The three year transition period will conclude on 1st March 2015.

According to the Procedure PR 04-01 “Modification of the requirements for the accreditation”, IARM prepare an action plan for implementation of the changes to the requirements for accreditation under the new standard.

Under the plan, IARM will start performing assessments according to the new standard MKS EN ISO/IEC 17020:2012 by the client’s request from 1st of May 2013 and from 1st of January 2014 all the assessments will be conducted in accordance with the new standard.
 

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