Inspection body accreditation

Inspection body accreditation

Post Date: 2021/05/12

TAF provides inspection body accreditation services against the International Standards ISO/IEC 17020. Inspection bodies seeking or maintaining TAF accreditation must comply with the International Standard and observe the "TAF Service Manual for Laboratory/Inspection Body", "TAF Rights and Obligations" and other related policies and requirements in specific field.

Summary of application process

  1. The applicant inspection body obtains all necessary TAF application forms, TAF requirements and policy documents from the web site or directly from TAF.
  2. The applicant inspection body submits the filled-in application forms and required documents to TAF.
  3. The applicant inspection body receives the confirmation of case reception and then completes the payment.
  4. TAF reviews the application documents and an appropriate assessor(s) is assigned, with inspection body concurrence.
  5. The accreditation officer contacts the inspection body to discuss the scheduling of the on-site assessment. Once documentation is reviewed for completeness, the assessment can be scheduled with the assessor(s).
  6. The preliminary visit (applicable to initial assessment) or on-site assessment is performed.
  7. The inspection body responds to any non-conformity with a written corrective action response.
  8. After the corrective action is reviewed by TAF technical staff and once complete, the application is forwarded for accreditation decision.
  9. Accreditation is granted.
  10. The accredited inspection body is registered in the on-line accredited directory.

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