Would you like to reduce your business costs and increase efficiency? Gain a competitive edge? Improve your product or system quality and safety? Discover how accreditation and certification to standards can help you achieve these and many more benefits as we celebrate World Accreditation Day(#WAD2015, #accreditationmatters).
What is World Accreditation Day?
World Accreditation Day is a global initiative, jointly established by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) celebrated internationally every year to raise awareness of the importance of accreditation.
This year's international theme is Accreditation: Delivering Confidence in Health and Social Care.
What is accreditation?
Accreditation is formal, third-party recognition that an organization is competent to perform specific tasks – the work for which they are accredited.
SCC’s newest orientation module: Accreditation: Where standards, conformity and quality meet describes SCC’s role in accreditation and explains the value and importance of accreditation.
Watch the following videos, featuring first-hand interviews that highlight the benefits and value of accreditation.
Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) recognition: Pharmascience
Adrien Musuku, Director of Biopharmaceutics for Montreal-based Pharmascience, discusses the important benefits of SCC’s Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) recognition program.
Learn more about SCC’s Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) recognition program.
Certifying management systems: Intertek
Guillaume Gignac, Global Vice President of Technical Management & Quality and Business Assurance at Intertek, talks about the importance of accreditation, and how it is vital to Intertek’s management systems certification business.
Learn more about SCC’s Management Systems Accreditation Program.
Accreditation for food testing laboratories: Maxxam Analytics
Robert Wiebe, VP & GM of Maxxam Analytic’s food safety branch, discusses the importance of accreditation and how it is critical to Maxxam’s business.
Learn more about SCC’s accreditation program for Agriculture, Food, Animal Health, and Plant Protection Testing Laboratories.
For more information
- Learn more about SCC’s accreditation services
- Meet three professionals who share their experience and perspectives on what it means to be an assessor.
Read more about World Accreditation Day by visiting International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) or the International Accreditation Forum (IAF).