What is ISO 17025:2017?
Fundamentally, ISO17025:2017 is a quality system which is structured to ensure the quality and repeatability of a product or service business. ISO 17025 is applicable for all laboratories performing calibrations and tests. Laboratories that are accredited to this international standard have demonstrated that they are technically competent and able to produce precise and accurate analysis or calibration data.The rule does not define precisely how the processes should be carried out, but rather an overarching set of guidelines and controlled outcomes that specific procedures should ensure.
Benefits of ISO 17025:2017
- ISO standards are regarded highly in every industry in any country around the globe. ISO 17025:2017 is primarily focused on the quality of laboratories. With ISO 17025:2017 will firstly improve the image of your laboratory as compliance to this standard ensures that laboratories equipped organisation will provide quality services which will impress prospective clients.
- Implementing ISO 17025:2017 benefits laboratories by allowing them to evaluate and determine whether they are performing their work correctly and are maintaining appropriate standards. Keeping the norm in the labs over a period is very important. It provides a benchmark for performance for the laboratories so that laboratories can give their best service.
- ISO 17025:2017 provides the assurance and confidence to its clients/customers that the tests that are done are entirely valid and appropriate. Sampling, handling and transportation of test items have to be done under controlled conditions and with ISO 17025:2017 this can be ensured.
- ISO 17025 compliant laboratories demonstrate that the lab is technically well equipped to carry out specific tests and thus provides a formal identification to its competent laboratories. This recognition is a way for the customer to select reliable testing and services that are best suited to his needs.
How TQCAS helps you achieve Unique Values of ISO 17025:2017?
Unlike other consultants, TQCAS focuses on delivering the unique values of ISO 17025:2017. This includes understanding all gaps that the organization has to achieve its objectives which are not only achieving ISO certificates but also achieving other objectives that help in accomplishing the mission of the organization.
No matter how small or big your company is, ISO 17025 can benefit you by sending the message to all interested parties of yours that you are competent enough to provide goods and services worldwide and this will lead to higher confidence in all your interested parties.
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