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ISO/IEC 17025

General requirements for the Competence Testing and calibration laboratories

About ISO 17025

ISO/IEC 17025 standard provides guidelines for all types of laboratories/organizations that performs testing, sampling or calibration and wants reliable results.

ISO 17025 Certification is for

The standard is very useful to universities, research centres, governments, regulators, inspection bodies, product certification organizations and other conformity assessment bodies with the need to do testing, sampling or calibration.

Benefits of ISO 17025 Certification:

Consistent with the organization's commitment to ISO 17025, the desired benefits include:

  • Demonstrates that laboratories operate competently and generate valid results

  • Endorsing confidence both nationally and internationally.

  • Better excellence amongst employees and reduced defects, scraps, rework failures and service recovery.

  • Helps to facilitate cooperation between laboratories and other bodies by generating wider acceptance of results between countries without the need for further testing, which, in turn, improves international trade.

  • Promotes better corporate image across accreditation bodies, regulators, customers, employees as well as the society at large.

  • Traceability of measurements and calibrations to national and international standards.

Sector-specific applications of ISO 17025

National Accreditation Board for Testing & Calibration Laboratories (NABL) is an autonomous body providing Accreditation (Recognition) to laboratories in all major fields of Science and Engineering. NABL has Mutual Recognition Arrangements with APLAC, MRA, ILAC.

NABL Acredits with scope of IEC/ISO17025:2005 (Technical competence of a testing, calibration), ISO 15189:2012 (Medical Laboratories), IEC/ISO 17043:2010(Proficiency testing provider) & IEC/ISO 17034:2016 (Reference Material Producer) standards.

Our Service offers for ISO 17025 and NABL Accreditation :

With a team of highly experienced consultants and trainers, Deccan Consulting’ assists in:

  • Implementing and achieving ISO 17025 certification based on your requirements.

  • Educating you on what you need for meeting the requirements

  • Developing management plans and systems (upgrading the existing documentation), thereby enabling you to solve any potential issues

  • Avoiding costly mistakes and unnecessary delays

  • Sail through your audit with confidence and ease

  • Will only recommend for audit when you feel ready and will remain on-call throughout your audit

  • Getting done through audit process, award of certification, interim assistance for maintaining the compliance and certification for annual checks

Deccan Consulting' offers services in enhancing the systems and capabilities for optimising performance and productivity, comply with the requirements for polices, standards, assessments and certifications. Get in touch with us to get more information about our consultancy services.

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