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New Accreditations Were Granted in March

Current events

In early March 2009 the Accreditation Board of Serbia made decisions to grant accreditation to five testing laboratories and an inspection body. A series of decisions on the maintenance of accreditation, enlargement to accreditation scope was made, and...

IAF-ILAC-ISO Communiqué

Notices

The Joint IAF-ILAC-ISO Communiqué on the Management Systems Requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2005, General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories and covering letter has been updated.  This new version refers to ISO 9001:2...

Process of the transition to SRPS ISO 15189:2008

Notices

The Accreditation Board of Serbia will commence assessing medical laboratories in line with SRPS ISO 15189:2008 starting from 15.03.2009, so medical laboratories may choose the standard that will form a basis for the assessment (SRPS ISO 15189:2008 or ...

Lead Assessor Seminar Organised by the BATA

Seminars

The seminar entitled Lead Assessor Training Course ISO/IEC 17025 was held at the Reumal Hotel in Fojnica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the period between 9th February and 14th February 2009 as the result of the cooperation between the Norwegian Accredita...

Administration Fee Changed

Notices

Pursuant to tariff No 102 of the Law on Amendments of the Law on Republic Administrative Fees, a new amount of 700 RSD shall be paid for the republic administrative fee in case of an application for accreditation as regards initial assessment, accredit...

ATS Became an Associate Member of the ILAC

International activities

On 17th February 2009 the Accreditation Board of Serbia (ATS) became an associate member of the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation - ILAC (Membership/Members by Category/Associates). See a short historical background of the Internation...

Cross-frontier Accreditation Rules Adopted

Document Amendments

The ATS Management Board adopted the ATS's Cross-frontier Accreditation Rules at the 17th session that was held on 12th February 2009.  These Rules define the policy that the Accreditation Board of Serbia (ATS) applies when accrediting bodies based ou...

New Accreditations Were Granted in February

Current events

Early in February decisions on accreditation were made for eight testing laboratories, one calibration laboratory and one inspection body. A series of decisions was made as regards accreditation maintenance, extension to the scope of accreditation, and...

Accreditation of medical laboratories

Current events

On Tuesday, 27th January, Dejan Krnjaić, PhD, ATS Director, gave a lecture on the subject of accreditation of medical laboratories at a meeting of the Microbiology Department within the Serbian Medical Society. Mr Krnjaić presented to the present memb...

Accreditation Council Appointed

Current events

16th meeting of the Management Board of the Accreditation Board of Serbia was held at the premises of the Accreditation Board on 25th December 2008. Pursuant to the Act on Establishment of the Accreditation Board of Serbia, the Management Board appoint...

10 New Accreditations Were Granted in December

Current events

During December the Accreditation Board of Serbia made decisions to grant accreditation to six testing laboratories, three calibration laboratories and one inspection body.  A series of decisions on the maintenance of accreditation, enlargement to accr...

Meeting of the EA Working Group Healthcare

International activities

A meeting of the EA Working Group Healthcare, Laboratory Medicine, was held on 4th and 5th December in London (Sunningdale, Ascot). The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) hosted the meeting. The meeting was attended by the representatives of ...

Technical seminar of the Ministry of Agriculture and FAO

Seminars

A technical seminar entitled “Quality food products linked to geographical origin and traditions in South and Eastern Europe“ was organised by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of the Republic of Serbia and FAO, and Association...

22nd EA General Assembly

International activities

22nd General Assembly of the European Cooperation for Accreditation (EA) was held in Estoril, Portugal, on 18th and 19th November 2008. The Agenda was predominantly oriented to to the newly adopted EU legislation on free movement of goods and, as a re...

Seminar – Ensuring Access to Common European Market

Seminars

The EU Integration Office of the Government of the Republic of Serbia proceeded, on Thursday and Friday, 27th and 28th November, at the Palace of Serbia, with the implementation of the seminar within the Programme entitled “Serbia and the Stabilisation...

IfEP PT schemes in the field of material testing

Notices

IfEP (Institute for Material Testing, Germany), accredited by the DAR, is the organiser in the field of proficiency testing (PT) for material testing (hardness, tensile properties and the like) presented in the accompanying documents. These PT schemes...

Quality Award 2008 presented

Current events

Quality Award 2008 was presented for the fourteenth time on the World Quality Day by the Quality Centre of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and Fund for Quality Culture and Excellence (FQCE), to the best candidates in small and medium size eneterprises ...

Technical Assistance Project in Serbia

Cooperation

On Wedsnesday, 12th November, at the ATS premises, a meeting was held with Bojan Pečevar, key expert in the field of conformity assessment and accreditation and Project Team Leader of the EC funded Project “Technical Assistance to Key Institutions and ...

QUALITY AWARD 2008

Current events

Quality Award 2008, as a ceremony during which the national prize for business excellence is awarded, is a part of the 17th traditional gathering dedicated to the World Quality Day and European Quality Week 2008, is held at the Sava Centre in the perio...