Following the epidemiological emergency caused by COVID-19 (Coronavirus), and the latest measures approved by the Government, Accredia is adopting measures for the protection of public health by providing indications to its employees, collaborators and Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs).
The activities continue regularly in smart working and all staff can be reached through ordinary contacts.
For general information, contact the secretariats:
Specific provisions for carrying out assessment activities are regularly updated, in compliance with Government measures and technical documents applicable at national and international level for the conformity assessment sector.
Below are all Accredia circulars and documents for accredited Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs), assessors and technical experts.
EA, the European association of Accreditation Bodies, has published the list of accredited laboratories (in the EU and UK) to carry out tests on masks, for medical use or as PPE, in compliance with EN 14683 and/or EN 149.
IAF Informative Document For Management of Extraordinary Events or Circumstances Affecting ABs, CABs and Certified Organizations.
For information, visit also the international associations of ABs websites, continuously updated to ensure harmonized management of conformity assessment activities worldwide.
IAF’s answers to questions asked by accreditation bodies and certification, inspection and verification bodies to deal with the Coronavirus emergency.
Together with IAF, ILAC continues to monitor the developments and risks following the outbreak of Coronavirus.
Measures taken by EA to protect the health of its representatives and associates and limit the impact on the association’s activity as much as possible.