WORLD ACCREDITATION DAY
Accreditation Day, held annually on June 9, is an initiative of the
International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the International Laboratory
Accreditation Cooperative (ILAC), to foster global awareness of the importance
Delivering confidence in construction and the built environment
and the built environment industries provide critical employment opportunities
in communications, design, engineering, infrastructure, and transportation
while playing a crucial role in the realization of safe homes, secure
businesses, and reliable platforms for transit, commerce, and education.
the World Accreditation Day in Belarus was celebrated with an awarding ceremony
"Competence 2016" hosted by the Belarusian State Centre for
Accreditation June 9, 2017 in Minsk.
"Competence 2016" was held among the conformity assessment bodies
accredited in the National Accreditation System of the Republic of Belarus that
confirmed a high level of technical competence and quality of services in the course
of the assessments in 2016. A set
of criteria was fixed in the Regulation on the contest. The winners
were selected in accordance with these criteria by a special panel.
All in all,
12 certification bodies and laboratories were recognized as most competent and
were awarded special "Competence 2016" prizes and diplomas.
also be noted that this year for the first time 2 assessors in construction and the built environment received
special prizes and diplomas.
to Tatyana Nikolaeva, the Director of the Belarusian State Centre for
Accreditation, the contest is a favourable opportunity for conformity
assessment bodies to build up their image as a state-of-the-art service
provider. It also helps draw attention of the authorities and top enterprises
of the country to the added value of the accredited conformity assessment activities.
It is believed that such events contribute to raising social awareness about
competent conformity assessment as a basis for confidence in the quality and
safety of goods and services.