ISO 17020 (ISO/IEC 17020:2012)
Inspection Bodies Accreditation
Thorough examining a product (design & quality), service, process or plant is called "Inspection", which is also used to determine the conformity of the object against given requirements. ISO/IEC 17020:2012 is used to improve quality and accuracy of examination for Inspection Bodies.
The Professionals doing the inspection work are called inspectors and in wider term "Inspection Bodies". The Accreditation Scheme for these Bodies provides official recognition of the integrity and reliability of an inspection body’s services. Proper implementation of ISO 17020 is very important for overall maintenance of machinery, plant, tools, infrastructure, processes and system itself.
Inspection Bodies Accreditation, monitors technical competence of quality management system and provides guidelines to achieve consistent and accurate inspection processes.
Benefits of ISO 17020 (ISO/IEC 17020:2012)
- Gain new business
- Reduce costs
- Lower risk