ukas accreditation News

  • New UKAS accredited laboratory opens in Yorkshire

    Severn Trent Laboratories (STL) have officially opened their newest laboratory in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, which will provide a wide range of UKAS accredited environmental testing services in the North East of England. The laboratory is a new facility that has been custom specified and purpose-built. In early 2009, STL secured a 10-year contract to deliver water and wastewater analytical ...


  • SGS United Kingdom Ltd. Gains UKAS Accreditation to ISO 9001:2015

    SGS United Kingdom Ltd is one of the first organizations in the UK to become accredited (by UKAS) to provide certification to ISO 9001:2015 – the new Quality Management Systems Standard which was published on 23 September 2015. ISO 9001:2015 is the most internationally recognized standard for quality management systems representing almost 72% of the total number of certificates issued ...


    By SGS

  • LRQA first to gain OHSAS 18001 accreditation worldwide

    LRQA became the first and only certification body to be awarded accreditation on a worldwide scope for our OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health & Safety certification services.Having gained UK-based accreditation in April 2007, this was expanded to full European accreditation in January 2008 and now includes full global UKAS accreditation for OHSAS 18001 certification anywhere in the world.GLOBAL ...

  • Severn Trent Laboratories MCERTS Accredited for Water Analysis

    Severn Trent Laboratories (STL) can now provide MCERTS accredited analysis for sampling and chemical testing of water. On 1st June 2010, STL were granted accreditation to 17025:2005 for the Environment Agency MCERTS Performance Standard for undertaking sampling and chemical testing of water (Version 1.1). We can provide a comprehensive service for organisations required to carry out Operator Self ...


  • ERA Technology gains new CPD accreditation

    ERA Technology Ltd, trading as Cobham Technical Services, is pleased to announce that its well respected programme of AccessERA technical training courses has received CPD certification. The concept of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is maturing both in the UK and internationally. In many professions and countries it has been formally recognised for over 20 years. The continuation of ...


    By ERA Technology Ltd.

  • Newest Odournet UK lab gains ISO 17025 Accreditation

    Odournet UK is pleased to announce the opening of their second UK olfactometry laboratory, following the recent granting of UKAS accreditation according to the internationally recognised standard 17025:2005 (laboratory no. 2430). The accreditation covers both odour sampling and analysis to BSEN 13725:2003. The laboratory is located in Altrincham (near Manchester) and provides Odournet ...


    By Olfasense Group

  • AMETEK Land India secures NABL calibration lab accreditation

    The AMETEK Land India laboratory, which was established and began calibration and repair operations in 2011, is the first OEM (original equipment manufacturer)-approved facility to receive NABL accreditation. It is accredited to offer thermal calibration in the range of 0ºC to1600ºC for tests carried out in-house and 0ºC to1200ºC for on-site calibrations. In addition, the ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • STL can now offer one of the most extensive MCERTS Petroleum Hydrocarbon suites in the UK with accreditation.

    To complement our already accredited methods, we have recently extended MCERTS accreditation -The Environment Agency’s Monitoring Certification Scheme, across Petroleum Hydrocarbon analysis on soils. We now have one of the most extensive ranges of MCERTS accredited analysis for Petroleum Hydrocarbons in the UK. The methods were developed in 2007 in line with the Environment Agency document ...


  • ESG awarded an industry first with glowing references

    ESG become the UK’s first company to gain UKAS accreditation for maintained load testing Environmental Scientifics Group (ESG), the UK’s leading environmental compliance company, is pleased to announce that it has become the UK’s first company to achieve UKAS accredited status for a range of its services including Maintained Load Testing, Dynamic Load Testing and Pile Integrity ...

  • Expert monitoring advice available at MCERTS 2011

    Process and emissions monitoring specialist ALcontrol will showcase a range of On-Site Services at MCERTS 2011. Available throughout Europe, the UKAS and MCERTS accredited service operates a fleet of mobile laboratories equipped with the latest instrumentation, allowing ALcontrol’s skilled technicians to provide accurate and timely results. The company has a dedicated, ...


    By ALcontrol Laboratories

  • Starna scientific extends customer support service with feedback initiative

    Starna Scientific has introduced an updated customer feedback system to assist compliance with ISO 17025:2005 guidelines. Built around a customer feedback/Lifetime Guarantee Registration form, the system is an integral part of Starna’s customer support service, whilst at the same time addressing the requirement laid out in section 4.7.2 of ISO 17025:2005 that states: “The laboratory shall seek ...


    By Starna Scientific Ltd.

  • WWEM 2010 will be `biggest yet`

    The organisers of WWEM 2010 have announced that this year's event will be even larger than its predecessors. Taking place over two days (10th and 11th November) at the Telford International Centre, there are a host of new features that will attract visitors from a broader section of the instrumentation community. For example, there will be a new Laboratory Analysis Conference and a new Gas ...


  • Starna offers lifetime guarantee on certified reference materials

    Starna Scientific offers a lifetime guarantee on all Starna® manufactured Certified Reference Materials (CRMs). The guarantee provides for a free of charge replacement should the assigned values move outside the expanded uncertainty budget within the recertification period of two years. The guarantee is also conditional on the references not having been optically, physically or thermally abused ...


    By Starna Scientific Ltd.

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