On this page you will find all the latest information and documents on how the DAkkS is dealing with the Corona pandemic and the associated adjustments to its accreditation activities.
DAkkS extends the use of remote assessments Press release| 04. June 2020
DAkkS is responding to the continuing restrictions on contact and travel and is extending the use of remote assessments. Whereas remote assessments were previously intended only as a replacement for necessary surveillance assessments and reassessments during the period of restrictions caused by the corona pandemic, they can now also be used under certain circumstances for the processing of applications for extension.
DAkkS publishes guidelines on remote assessments Press release | 06. April 2020
DAkkS today publishes comprehensive guidelines for its clients on how to carry out remote assessments. As far as possible, these replace necessary surveillance assessments and reassessments for the period of the restrictions caused by the corona pandemic.
DAkkS adopts safety measures: suspension of on-site assessments Press release | 24. March 2020
Given the spread of the coronavirus and taking into account the recommendations of the German Federal Government, the Robert Koch Institute and other competent authorities, the German Accreditation Body (DAkkS) has taken measures to protect employees, assessors and clients. DAkkS will continue to fulfil its authoritative task and is asking its clients for understanding for the changes the adopted measures will bring in relation to our procedures.