Seminar for maintaining competence of accreditation personnel of testing laboratories

On June 25, 2018, the National Accreditation Agency of Ukraine held a workshop with the view of maintaining competence of personnel for accreditation of testing laboratories.

The event was attended by 113 people, of whom:
- 4 persons – NAAU regular staff;
- 109 persons – NAAU non-staff personnel.
During the seminar, the following issues were considered:
- provisions of ДСТУ ISO/IEC 17025:2017;
- requirements for accreditation works and paperwork on their results;
- use of accreditation marks in accordance with NAAU policy;
- topical issues of testing laboratories accreditation (according to EA, ILAC documents and NAAU policies);
- NAAU policy on measurement traceability conducted by conformity assessment bodies according to the declared scope of accreditation;
- NAAU policy on accredited CABs data retrieval.

The workshop was held with the participation of I. Gogoman, lecturer of the National Accreditation Agency of Ukraine, Chief Specialist of Division for Laboratories Accreditation.
Participants of the seminar actively engaged in the discussion of proposed topics. Topical issues related to the implementation of ДСТУ ISO/IEC 17025:2017, as well as to maintaining competence of NAAU accreditation personnel were discussed.