QuEST Forum Academy Webinar: The Science Behind an Accredited Certificate

Did you know that not all ABs are internationally recognized and that not all CBs are accredited? Did you know a CB could issue an unaccredited certificate, even if the CB is accredited? 

An organization holds an internationally recognized accredited certificate when its management system is certified by a CB that is accredited by an AB that is a signatory of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) multilateral recognition arrangement (MLA) and the organization’s certificate includes the AB’s accreditation symbol or reference to the accreditation.

Join the December 6, 2016, webinar to learn what to look for on an accredited certificate and how to verify its validity. The webinar will provide a detailed overview of the oversight process for each organization and the system involved, including how ISO standards and ISO-based schemes fit into the system. At the end of the session, participants will have an understanding of the system behind an ISO or ISO-based internationally recognized accredited certificate, and the relationships between IAF, the AB, the CB, the certified organization, and the end user.

ANAB’s Natalia Larrimer will be the speaker for this webinar, which is presented as member education for the U.S. TAGs to TC 176 and TC 207.

When: Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at 10:00-11:30 am CST

Where: WebEx

Join online (at meeting start time)

Phone: 415-655-0003

Access Code: 662 392 917

Password: Quest

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