The primary responsibility for the operation of UKASL in accordance with the above policies rests with the Director. Quality is the responsibility of all staff of UKASL & interested parties also.
Quality Manager, this person is responsible to the Director for ensuring that the quality system is established, implemented, maintained and monitored in accordance with the requirements stated above.
The Quality Manager advises UKASL management upon the performance of the quality system as a basis for improvement. In addition to individual managers’ line responsibilities for quality assurance:-
As member of staff is designated a quality manager to be responsible for overall control of quality and quality assurance.
UKASL provides accreditation services in accordance with accepted established principles of quality assurance and the internationally agreed requirements and recommendations for the operation of accreditation systems.
UKASL accreditation is provided to the conformity assessment bodies such that to meet the requirements of the international standards.
- Testing, and calibration including sampling to ISO/IEC 17025.
- Quality Systems Certification to ISO/IEC 17021.
- Product certification to ISO/IEC Guide 65.
- Personnel certifiers to ISO ISO/IEC 17024.
- Inspection bodies to ISO ISO/IEC 17020.