- accreditation is objective proof that organizations operate in accordance with best practice;
- accreditation is an important argument when choosing suppliers in the domestic and international market;
- certificates, test reports, calibration certificates and inspection reports issued by accredited by PCA certifying bodies and laboratories may be considered by the institutions concerned in
- countries which are signatories to multilateral agreements (MLA/MRA);
- accreditation increases credibility of the product certification results;
- accreditation affects the quality of products and services and competence of staff;
- thanks to accreditation are possible reliable and accurate analysis and test results in areas related to safety, health and environment (e.g. medical analysis, mechanical testing, chemical testing);
- accredited operators shall provide reliable information on which decisions can be taken, e.g. in the protection of environment;
- accreditation contributes to the elimination of barriers for trade through the mutual recognition of conformity assessment procedures (open international trade is a stimulator of economic growth).
TEST Body carries out voluntary certification of products in a range of obtained Accreditation No. AC 149 issued by the Polish Centre for Accreditation in Warsaw (signatory of the multilateral agreements within the framework of international organizations working in the field of accreditation, i.e.: EA MLA, IAF MLA and ILAC MRA).
The accreditation confirms that TEST Body is in the compliance with PN-EN ISO/IEC 17065 “Conformity assessment. Requirements for bodies certifying products, processes and services. ”
CERTIFICATION OF MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
HAMILTON Body carries out voluntary certification of management systems in a range of obtained Accreditation No. AC 155 issued by the Polish Centre for Accreditation in Warsaw (signatory of the multilateral agreements within the framework of international organizations working in the field of accreditation, ie .: EA MLA, IAF MLA and ILAC MRA).
The accreditation confirms that HAMILTON Body is in the compliance with requirements of PN-EN ISO/IEC 17021 “Conformity assessment. Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems” and the technical specification PKN-ISO/IEC TS 17021-3 “Conformity assessment. Requirements for bodies providing audits and certification of management systems. Part 3: Requirements for the competence of the assessment and certification of quality management systems.”
HAMILTON Body entered into a sub-license agreement with the International Accreditation Forum, Inc.- IAF is an international organization consisting of accreditation bodies, taking part in accreditation of management systems certification bodies, products and people, as well as other interested parties, relating to conformity assessment in this scope.
IAF promotes international recognition of accreditation granted by accreditation bodies which are signatories to the IAF MLA. The objective of the IAF is to develop an effective system under which certificates issued by accredited companies to conformity assessment bodies in one part of the world, would be accepted in any other part of the world.
Accreditation Certificate No. AC 1552 issued by the Polish Centre for Accreditation in Warsaw, signatory to EA MLA and ILAC MRA for the mutual recognition of test results confirming compliance by Testing Laboratory of HAMILTON Body with the requirements of PN-EN ISO/IEC 17025 “General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories”.
HAMILTON Body entered into a sublicense agreement with ILAC, i.e. International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation, which is an international organization bringing together entities whose goal is to work for the accreditation of different kinds of programs designed for laboratories and inspection bodies.
ILAC is the most important international forum, whose aim is to develop practices and procedures in the field of accreditation of laboratories and inspection bodies, promotion of accreditation as a tool for facilitating trade, supporting developing accreditation systems, as well as recognition of test results and certificates of inspection throughout the world.