- Who's Accredited
Explains the operational activities and responsibilities of ANAB and its customers (excluding forensics and management systems certification bodies).
Defines accreditation requirements for ISO/IEC 17020 inspection bodies (non-forensic). To be used in conjunction with MA 2100 (see Manuals above). Additional supplemental program-specific documents may apply.
Companion to MA 2100, AR 2357 establishes policies for and describes the accreditation process for NFPA 790 field evaluation bodies.
Defines requirements for accreditation of inspection/verification bodies conducting environmental technology verification.
Applies to all customers and provides definitions and specific administrative process for accreditation statuses.
The assessment process determines the customer’s compliance with the requirements of the relevant accreditation standards, ANAB accreditation requirements, and any supplemental requirements, and the technical competence to the scope of accreditation. Various activities are used, both on-site and remotely, to evaluate conformance. Assessment activities include all locations where key activities of the customer are performed.
Defines the process when, for whatever reason, a customer delays the accreditation process during the application or assessment stage, and applies to all applicant and accredited customers.
Defines ANAB's process to determine, apply, manage, and accredit multiple-facility organizations (main, satellite, and temporary), mobile, and on-site conformity assessment services of the customer.
Defines ANAB's process when an accredited customer seeks to transfer accreditation to ANAB.
Defines assessment fees ANAB charges customers and the required travel requirements for ANAB assessors and technical experts.
To assist in drafting scopes of accreditation and to clarify ILAC guidance documents and ANAB requirements, while helping standardize formats across the range of potential ISO/IEC 17020 accredited tests.
FM 2857, ISO/IEC 17020 Inspection Scope Template (contact ANAB)
CL 2904.01, ISO/IEC 17020 General Accreditation Requirements Checklist (contact ANAB)
CL 2904.02, ISO/IEC 17020 Surveillance Assessment Checklist for SA1, SDR, SDA (contact ANAB)
CL 2904.03, ISO/IEC 17020 Surveillance Assessment Checklist for SA2 (contact ANAB)