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

  • UKAS Quality Award, a UK first - for Geotech in Gas Analyser Calibration

    Geotech has achieved UKAS accreditation for its calibration lab for its full range of landfill, biogas and waste to energy gas analysers. According to its UKAS assessor, “Geotech is the first manufacturer of portable gas analysers to obtain UKAS accreditation.” For Geotech gas analysers, already with MCERTS certification for the instrument, this important UKAS accreditation gives Geotech analyser ...


    By Geotech

  • AMETEK Land Instruments celebrates 45th anniversary of UKAS calibration laboratory

    AMETEK Land Instruments, based in Sheffield, is celebrating the 45th anniversary of its UKAS accredited infrared temperature calibration laboratory. It was the first UKAS laboratory to be accredited, back in 1970, for the issue of Calibration Certificates for thermal measurements and also the first to be accredited for the issue of certificates that met the requirements ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • CERAM Receives Accreditation for Diisocyanate Analysis

    CERAM (UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 0013), is a leading provider of environmental analysis and has now obtained full accreditation for the analysis of diisocyanates collected in solutions, on glass fibre filters and those in rinse solutions with 1-(2-pyridyl)piperazine derivatization. This includes the sampling ...


    By Ceram

  • Analytical Services Successfully Complete UKAS audit for Operator Self Monitoring Sampling Regime

    Following a recent audit conducted for the Operator Self Monitoring (OSM) procedures by the accreditation body United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), Severn Trent Services are pleased to announce that we have retained our UKAS 17025:2005 and MCERTS accreditation for our sampling team. The UKAS audit was the third phase of a four-year rolling cycle and continues to demonstrate the ...


  • 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.

  • AMETEK Land Offers UKAS Certification as Standard on Cyclops C100L Non-contact Thermometer

    AMETEK Land, the leading industrial infrared non-contact temperature measurement specialist, has announced that buyers of its Cyclops C100L will receive a designated three point UKAS certification to ISO / IEC 17025:2005 as standard.  Widely used in industries such as metal and glass production, as well as in ceramics, ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • 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 offers enhanced asbestos services

    Environmental Scientifics Group (ESG), the UK’s leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services is pleased to announce that it has extended its range of UKAS accredited services for analysing asbestos in soils, to include aggregates. ESG now offers a comprehensive three-stage quantification service, using UKAS accredited methods developed in-house, which covers: 1. Screening ...

  • 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 ...

  • New member of the EHS Data management team

    Welcome to Matt Silk, who has joined our management team. Matt brings with him a great deal of experience in environmental management, legislation, Auditing and Accreditation. He has a degree in Environmental Management, and has been a user of MP-5 for many years. He comes from the Waste Recycling Group a large UK waste management company where he worked as a Regional Technical Manager and ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • Severn Trent Services Comply with DWI Drinking Water Regulatory Requirements

    Severn Trent Services successfully comply with the regulatory requirements for the laboratory sampling and reporting of results for drinking water, as specified by the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI). The DWI recently published an information letter to water companies and local authorities in England and Wales in relation to drinking water, laboratory sampling and reporting of results meeting ...


  • Lloyd`s RQA `first` to switch to new environmental management certification

    Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) has been accredited as the first certification body to make the transition under United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to ISO/IEC 17021 accreditation on a global level. ISO/IEC 17021 is the International Standards Organization (ISO) standard which gives the requirements for certification bodies delivering all types of management system ...

  • 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

  • WWEM 2012 publishes agenda for laboratory conference

    WWEM 2012, the Water Wastewater & Environmental Monitoring event taking place in Telford UK, will feature a Process Monitoring Conference on 7th November and a Laboratory Conference on the second day of the event (8th November) that will address the key issues affecting analytical accuracy and reliability. Both Conferences have the approval of The Chartered Institution of Water and ...

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