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PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT FOR 30 DAY REVIEW OF POLICIES AND GUIDES


Sep
14

IAS Policy Guide on Calibration, Traceability and Measurement Uncertainty for Testing Laboratories
IAS Policy Guide on Calibration, Traceability, and Measurement Uncertainty for Calibration Laboratories
IAS Policy Guide for Defining Scopes of Accreditation Related to Product Standards: PS 1-19 (Structural Plywood), PS 2-18…

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IAS Office Closed for Labor Day


Sep
4

In observance of Labor Day, the IAS office in Brea, California is closed Monday September 7th. IAS will re-open on Tuesday, September 8th.

Measured Approach


Sep
2

The Importance of ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation and its relationship to ISO 9001

article by Vijay G. Ruikar, Leigh Andrew Brand, and George Anastasopoulos

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Identify Fake Certificates


Aug
24

Fake Certificates from certification bodies or testing laboratories may result in ineffective or even dangerous products. This why it is important to know how to tell the difference between fake and authentic certificates. Learn 10 tips to identify fake certificates…

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Proficiency Testing Provider (PTP) Accreditation Program


Jul
28

IAS offers accreditation for Proficiency Testing Providers to ISO/IEC 17043: 2010, Conformity assessment – General requirements for proficiency testing.

To help ensure these established IAS Rules of Procedure for PTP accreditation is adequate, it is now available for a 30-day…

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Metal Building Systems Inspection Accreditation


Jul
24

Article in Building Safety Journal, July 13, 2020, by Sandi McCracken

The International Accreditation Service (IAS) Accreditation of Inspection Programs for Manufacturers of Metal Building Systems (AC472) addresses the essential requirements necessary for code officials to deem IAS-accredited entities as approved…

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