WAS Accreditation For Testing Laboratories
ISO/IEC 17025 standard is mainly used by testing and calibration laboratories. Initially known as ISO/IEC Guide 25. There are many commonalities with the ISO 9000 standard, but ISO/IEC 17025 adds in the competence requirements and it applies directly to those organizations that produce testing results/certificates.
WAS Accreditation Is Available For The Following Classifications:
Acoustic Measurement, Ballistic Measurement, Fire Testing , Dimension Measurement, Testing Of Electronic Equipment/Product, Testing Of Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) , Chemical Material(S) Testing, Geology, Testing Of Personal Safety & Protection Equipments, Non Destructive Testing (NDT) Information Technology (IT), Chemical Testing, Corrosion Testing, Physical Material (S) Testing, Metallurgical Testing, Microbiological Testing, Examination Of The Environments Influence On Products & Equipments, Behavior, Sensory Analysis, Security, Taxonomy, Ionizing Radiations & Radio Activity, Molecular Biology , Biology, Genetic Modified Organisms (GMO), Veterinary Medicine, Bio-Banks And Forensic Examinations
WAS Accreditation requires that the Testing Laboratories must conform to the most recent version of the following standards:
- ISO/IEC 17025 - General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories.
- Demonstrated Technical Competence specific to the field in which Testing is performed.
- Relevant WAS Accreditation Requirements.