SADCAS Staff Trained on Revised QMS
On 23 November all SADCAS Management and staff were trained on the revised SADAS Quality Management System. The training which was organized by the Quality Manager, Ms Jeanne Ranorovelo was conducted at the SADCAS Offices in Gaborone.
SADCAS achieved signatory status to the ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) for the Testing and Calibration Laboratory Accreditation Schemes (TLAS and CLAS) to ISO/IEC 17025 on 04 November 2015 and 28 October 2017 for the Medical Laboratories Accreditation Scheme (MLAS) and the Inspection Bodies Accreditation Schemes (IBAS). The SADCAS Management System was based on the ISO/IEC 17011:2004 – General Requirements for Accreditation Bodies Accrediting Conformity Assessment Bodies. The ISO/IEC 17011 standard was revised and subsequently published on 30 November 2017.