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USA

The NIST plans to simplify the laboratories accreditation procedures.

Controversy on the withdrawal of the Washington State's insurance commissioner from a national regulatory accreditation program for NAIC.

HOWARD LEIGHT INDUSTRIES received the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) from the NIST for satisfactory and quality compliance with criteria established in the Code of Federal Regulation.

MAXICARE INDIANA INC, an health maintenance organisation, has been awarded a three-year accreditation from the NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR QUALITY ASSURANCE.

PEER REVIEW ANALYSIS division is an external review organisation that received accreditation from AMERICAN ACCREDITATION HEALTHCARE COMMISSION (URAC).

 

UK

UKAS has accredited FOOD CERTIFICATION INTERNATIONAL to certify the beef labelling.

UKAS has accredited the following companies to EN 45011 to provide product conformity: UK CERTIFICATING AUTHORITY FOR REINFORCING STEELS, SGS YARLEY ICS, THE LOSS PREVENTION CERTIFICATION BOARD LTD, COMMUNICATIONS ELECTRONICS SECURITY GROUP.

 UKAS has accredited to EN45013 (certification of personnel) the companies: CONSTRUCTION TRAINING BOARD, EUROPEAN REGISTRATION SCHEME FOR PERSONNEL COMPETENCE.

Modification by UKAS of the accreditation scope of BRITISH ELECTROTECHNICAL APPROVAL BOARD, and NATIONAL INSPECTION COUNCIL FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION.

The ROYAL COLLEGE OF GENERAL PRACTIONERS develops the Practice Accreditation Scheme to meet tough new standards to improve public confidence.

STP has developed a timber window for ease of access by people in wheelchairs : the windows carry the BRITISH WOODWORKING FEDERATION's accreditation scheme label.

NEW CERTIFICATION SCHEME AVAILABLE, BASED ON STANDARD ISAS-RFPEM-2030

The ISAS-RFPEM-2030 focuses on efficient solutions in the Request for Proposals organizational process. It guarantees a transparent and secured bidding event, and helps both sides in RFP process, buyer's teams, and suppliers' teams to optimize their resources. It applies in public institutions such as government agencies, international organizations, or regional authorities and in the private companies such as in the areas of telecom and Information technology, constructions, engineering, manufacturing, energy supply, logistics or health care... The field of application relates to purchasing, large-scale projects, procurement, events organization, sports, R&D candidacy and professional services. The handbook is made by Linkom, a Swiss company specialized in Internet based RFP management services.