WAS Accreditation For Proficiency Testing Providers
ISO/IEC 17043 Standard is mainly used for Proficiency Testing.ISO/IEC 17043 is used for inter-Laboratory comparison of Determining the Performance of individual laboratories for specific tests. The primary objective of Proficiency testing is to provide the Laboratories with an information and support to demonstrate and improve the quality of their analytical measurement.
WAS Accreditation requires that the Proficiency Testing Provider conforms to the most recent version of the following standards:
- ISO/IEC 17043 - Guidelines for the requirements for the competence of providers of proficiency testing schemes
- Demonstrated Technical Competence specific to the field in which Testing is performed
- The WAS Accreditation Scheme Manual.