Procedure by which an authority body (like NABL) gives formal recognition that a laboratory is competent to carry out specific tasks (scope).

NABL: NATIONAL ACCREDITATION BOARD FOR TESTING AND CALIBRATION LABORATORIES

  • Is an autonomous body under DST (Directorate of Science and Technology)
  • Operates Laboratory Accreditation Scheme as per International Requirements (ISO guide 58) LABORATORY ACCREDITATION TO ISO / IEC : 15189

LABORATORY ACCREDITATION TO ISO / IEC : 15189

  • Assures the patient of technically valid result
  • Issued to a laboratory having an effective Quality management system, competent staff and technically valid procedures.

BENEFITS OF ACCREDITATION

  • Assurance to clients of Good Laboratory Practice
  • Saves resources by getting results right first time.
  • Public and industry acceptance
  • National and International recognition
  • Decision makers can rely on test / calibration results
  • Ensure better support in the eventuality of legal consequences.

IS / ISO 9001 : 2012

This standard specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organization:

  • Needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide services that meets customer and applicable to regulatory requirements.
  • Aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for continual improvement of the system and the assurance by conformity to customer and applicable regulatory requirement.

United Registrar of Systems Certification

National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories