Laboratory Accreditation Division

 

Laboratory Accreditation Division

The Laboratory Accreditation Division handles the accreditation schemes for inspection bodies, testing including medical Laboratories and Calibration Laboratories. This Division assesses testing laboratory and inspection body based on different international standards, which sets out the basic requirements for the competence to carry out specific type of tests, inspection, measurement and/or calibrations. It maintains compliance by PAB to the ILAC and APAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) based on ISO/IEC 17011, APAC MRA 001 and other relevant requirements.

Laboratory Accreditation Division (LAD) handles the following accreditation schemes: 

 a. Accreditation of Testing and Calibration Laboratories 

Determines the technical competence of testing and calibration laboratories based on the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025 and specific technical requirements relevant to a field of testing or calibration. 

 b. Accreditation of Inspection Bodies 

Determines the technical competence, independence, and impartiality of organizations that carry out specific inspection activities based on the requirements of ISO/IEC 17020 and specific technical requirements relevant to the inspection.  

 c. Accreditation of Medical Testing Laboratories 

Determines the conformance to essential elements based on ISO 15189 of medical laboratories and specific technical requirements relevant to medical testing.  

d. Accreditation of Proficiency Testing Providers 

Determines the technical competence, independence, and impartiality of organizations that carry out specific services in the provision of proficiency testing based on the requirements of ISO/IEC 17043 and specific technical requirements relevant to the standard for proficiency testing providers. 

Who gets accredited?

How to be accredited?