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CEN - EN ISO/IEC 17020

General criteria for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection

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Organization: CEN
Publication Date: 1 September 2004
Status: inactive
Page Count: 22
ICS Code (Product and company certification. Conformity assessment): 03.120.20
scope:

This European standard specifies general criteria for the competence of impartial bodies performing inspection irrespective of the sector involved. It also specifies independence criteria.

This standard is intended for the use of inspection bodies and their accreditation bodies as well as other bodies concerned with recognizing the competence of inspection bodies.

This set of criteria may have to be interpreted when applied to particular sectors, or to in-service inspection.

This standard does not cover testing laboratories, certification bodies or the suppliers declaration or conformity, the criteria for which are contained in other European Standards of the EN 45000 series.

Document History

March 1, 2012
Conformity assessment - Requirements for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection
This International Standard contains requirements for the competence of bodies performing inspection and for the impartiality and consistency of their inspection activities. It applies to inspection...
EN ISO/IEC 17020
September 1, 2004
General criteria for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection
This European standard specifies general criteria for the competence of impartial bodies performing inspection irrespective of the sector involved. It also specifies independence criteria. This...

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