Seminar “Accreditation of Conformity Assessment Bodies in the Field of Wheeled Vehicles: Experience Gained and Accreditation Procedures”

On November 16, 2018, the National Accreditation Agency of Ukraine held a seminar “Accreditation of Conformity Assessment Bodies in the Field of Wheeled Vehicles: Experience Gained and Accreditation Procedures”. In order to cover technical issues in the field of wheeled vehicles, representatives of the State Enterprise “The State Road Transport Research Institute” participated in the seminar.

More than 200 representatives of conformity assessment bodies working in the field of wheeled vehicles participated in this event.

During the seminar, the following issues were considered:

- Tasks facing the society, management bodies and business entities.

- Problem issues related to accreditation of testing laboratories and inspection bodies in the field of wheeled vehicles.

- Legislation of the EU and Ukraine on technical inspection of wheeled vehicles and main ways to increase work reliability of inspection stations.

- Specific features of research in the field of technical inspection of wheeled vehicles, practical accreditation of the testing laboratory, and non-conformities of wheeled vehicles, which identification requires special knowledge and experience of staff working in QC department subjects (laboratories) (examples and explanations).

Participants of the seminar had the possibility to outline critical issues as well as to participate in the working discussion on the accreditation process of wheeled vehicles.