A new document from the European co-operation for Accreditation (EA) provides national accreditation bodies with an important tool in future. This is intended to advance the harmonisation of the accreditation practice in the legally regulated sector in Europe.
The Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH (DAkkS = German accreditation body) has successfully undergone the evaluation process by the European co-operation for Accreditation (EA). The EA team visited the Berlin offices of DAkkS from 12-19 September 2014.
Comprising 32 participants from 14 countries, a two day seminar for assessors in the field of organic production was coming to a successful end on 20th June 2014. The evaluation of the participants’ feedback shows, the concept of the event worked.
Dr. Thomas Facklam takes the chair of the European co-operation for Accreditation (EA). The EA General Meeting unanimously elected the 59-year-old as their future Chairman at the meeting held in Bratislava today. He thus succeeds in the footsteps of the British Graham Talbot who steps down from the chair of EA at the end of the year after three years in office.