The Department of Trade and Industry - Philippine Accreditation Bureau (DTI-PAB) has undergone a rigorous peer evaluation process conducted by the Asia-Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (APAC) from January 29 to February 02, 2024. The evaluation was a crucial step in maintaining the Bureau’s signatory status to the APAC Mutual Recognition Arrangements
The Department of Trade and Industry - Philippine Accreditation Bureau (DTI-PAB) took center stage at the 59th Philippine Association of Medical Technologists (PAMET) Convention held at the Manila Hotel on December 6, 2023. Mr. Marlon A. Macadamia, the Supervising Trade Industry Development Specialist at DTI-PAB, delivered an insightful presentation on
The DTI-PAB management committee, headed by Director James E. Empeño, Assistant Director Ernani M. Dionisio, together with the bureau’s division chiefs Ms. Ma. Juanita P. Carpio of Management System Accreditation Division (MSAD), Ms. Michelle P. Esteban of the Laboratory Accreditation Division (LAD), and Ms. Japhet T. Celis of the Promotion
Recognition as IAF MLA signatory member Before the year ends, the Philippine Accreditation Bureau (PAB) once again secured a formal recognition of its competence. At the 2023 International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and International Accreditation Forum (IAF) Joint Meeting in Montreal, Canada, held from November 6-15, 2023, Dir. James E.
The Department of Trade and Industry - Philippine Accreditation Bureau (DTI-PAB) reaffirmed its commitment to the enhancement of the Philippine health sector's quality standards by hosting a two-half-day virtual orientation on the ISO 15189:2022 standard. The event, held on October 17-18, 2023, attracted over 500 participants from all over the
The Philippine Accreditation Bureau (PAB) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) awarded Monde Nissin Corporation Quality Assurance Laboratory the Certificate of Accreditation for its successful compliance to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 in the field of biological testing. The awarding ceremony was held on September 25, 2023 at Monde Nissin, Sta.
The Department of Trade and Industry-Philippine Accreditation Bureau (DTI-PAB) is delighted to announce the accreditation of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (DOST-PAGASA) Instrument Calibration Laboratory (PICL) in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025 standard. This remarkable milestone achieved by DOST-PICL serves as a validation of their longstanding dedication and
The Philippine Accreditation Bureau-Management System Accreditation Division (PAB-MSAD) convened its Conformity Assessment Bodies’ (CABs) Forum to further gather insights from accredited and applicant CABs, refine accreditation processes, and introduce a new standard that CABs might be interested in implementing as one of their certification schemes. The online forum was conducted
In a move aimed at enhancing workplace safety across the manufacturing sector, the Department of Trade and Industry's Philippine Accreditation Bureau (DTI-PAB) recently conducted an enlightening online orientation on Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) on September 18, 2023. The event, hosted via the Zoom platform, brought together more
The 20th Asia Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineers (APCChE) Congress, held in conjunction with the 84th Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers (PIChE) National Convention has recently culminated, leaving a lasting impact of knowledge and inspiration. One of the notable presentations during the event was Engr. James E. Empeño's take on