EA’s assessment of NAAU (in accordance with the signed BLA in November of 2009)

In accordance with the decision of the EA MLA Committee, from 20th till 23rd of September an extraordinary audit has been conducted at NAAU to review the effectiveness of implementation of corrective actions in relation to the original assessment that gave an opportunity to sign a BLA with EA in the scope of accreditation of bodies for certification or persons.

This time, the assessment team composed of a team leader Mr. Emil Jakobsen (DANAK) and a team member Mr. Jiri Ruzicka (CAI).

The main objective of this audit was to review the effectiveness of implementation of corrective actions in relation to the original assessment.

Within the framework of this visit, EA experts have conducted a monitoring over NAAU’s re-accreditation of “Certification body of Ukrainian association for nondestructive testing and technical diagnostics” in accordance with the requirements of the international standard ISO/IEC 17024, as well as regular survaillance of “UAQ’s personell certification body” to the same requirements.

Summing up the findings of the visit, EA experts have generated a report, where they positively characterized the implementation of the mentioned corrective actions, as well as gave some additional recommendations as to the further improvement of NAAU’s activities in accordance with the current practice of European accreditation bodies.