TesTex NDT Ltd. UKAS Accreditationcreative44
In January 2018, TesTex NDT Ltd., one of the UK’s leading Inspection companies, announces it has been awarded ISO 17020 accreditation as a type “A” body by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS)
The accreditation certificate No. 9728 demonstrates that TesTex NDT fulfils the requirements of ISO/IEC 17020:2012 standard as a provider of various NDT methods & techniques as described on our Schedule of Accreditation.
This prestigious accreditation is an internationally recognised standard and underlines TesTex NDT’s commitment to providing a quality service to our clients worldwide and independently recognises our high standards and technical competence in inspection methods and procedures. This also covers aspects such as; impartiality, integrity, management, confidentiality and reporting.
The accreditation marks the end of two years of improvements to the company’s technical and quality procedures and is just reward to all employees; office staff and field technicians, who have contributed to meet the high level required of the standard.
What are the Benefits of using a UKAS Accredited Supplier?
If a testing or inspection body is accredited by UKAS it has proved that it complies with best practice and is competent to deliver a consistently reliable, impartial and accurate service which meets the appropriate, internationally-recognised standard.
By choosing a UKAS accredited supplier, not only are you sure that you are receiving the most appropriate service for your needs but you can also rest assured that the UKAS ‘symbol’ on your documentation brings with it national and international recognition to your business.
Accreditation to ISO/IEC 17020:2012 provides assurance of an inspection body to undertake competent inspections. These standards also include the principles of the management system requirements.
Accreditation gives you confidence that the organisation:
- Has been externally audited by experienced technical assessors
- Has technical competence to undertake the work in question
- Has the resources to do the work
- Has surveyors and analysts whom work to suitable codes of conduct to ensure tests and inspections are carried out impartially and with integrity
- Has an adequate quality system in place
- Has safeguards in place, e.g. suitable liability insurance, should difficulties arise