ISO 17025:2005 is the main standard used by testing and calibration laboratories. This International Standard specifies the general requirements for the competence to carry out the test and/or calibrations, including samplings. ISO 17025 is simple and easy to understand, and connects the laboratory quality management system to all other laboratory processes.
Laboratories use ISO 17025 to implement a quality system aimed at improving their ability to consistently produce valid results. It is also the basis for accreditation from an Accreditation Body. Since the standard is about competence, accreditation is simply formal recognition of a demonstration of that competence.
An accredited ISO 17025 laboratory QMS will Assure you meet all customer quality requirements Improve your laboratory's competitiveness
Control laboratory methods variation
Who is ISO / IEC 17025 applicable to ?
It applies directly to those organisations that produce testing and calibration results. This international standard is applicable to all organizations performing tests and or Calibrations. These include first, second and third party laboratories, and laboratories where testing and/or calibration forms part of inspection and product certification”
What are the benefits of registration?
Main Benefits of Correctly Implemented ISO/ IEC 17025
Implementing ISO/IEC 17025 has benefits for laboratories, but the work and costs involved should be considered before proceeding.
Implementing ISO/IEC 17025 as part of laboratory quality initiatives provides both laboratory and business benefits such as and business benefits such as:
Having access to more contracts for testing and/or calibration. Some public and private organizations only give contracts to accredited laboratories. Accreditation will also help to get more contracts from organizations that don’t mandate accreditation, but do give preference to accredited laboratories in competitive situations.
Improved national and global reputation and image of the laboratory.
Continually improving data quality and laboratory effectiveness.
Having a basis for most other quality systems related to laboratories, such as Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Laboratory Practices
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