This standard means an understanding of the requirements for the efficiency, consistent operation and impartiality of accreditation centers that assess and accredit conformity assessment bodies. Activities covered by accreditation include, but are not limited to, testing, calibration, inspection, and certification of management systems, people, products, processes, and services, provision of proficiency testing, production of reference materials, validation, and verification.
This standard is concerned with the activity of conformity assessment, which was prepared to clarify the requirements for the accreditation of technical and administrative examination, measurement, and calibration laboratories. It aims to give confidence in the work of laboratories and improve their ability to issue accurate and guaranteed results. Laboratory results between different entities.
This standard is concerned with the activity of conformity assessment, which was prepared to clarify the requirements for the accreditation of technical and administrative inspection bodies. It aims to give confidence in the inspection work and improve its ability to issue accurate and reliable reports. Inspection between different parties.
The international standard (ISO/IEC 17021-1) is a requirement prepared to clarify the requirements for accreditation of technical and administrative quality management systems certification bodies. Which aims to give confidence to all interested parties that the services or operations meet the requirements specified for them.
The standard stands for Conformity Assessment Activity - which is prepared to clarify the requirements for the accreditation of certification bodies for products, processes, technical and administrative services and which aims to give confidence to all interested parties that a product, process or service meets the requirements specified for it.
The standard stands for Conformity Assessment Activity - which was prepared to clarify the requirements for the accreditation of technical and administrative personnel certification bodies such as (which aims to give confidence to all interested parties that the services or processes meet the requirements specified for them.
The standard is concerned with the activity of conformity assessment, which was prepared to clarify the requirements for the accreditation of technical and administrative medical laboratories. It aims to give confidence in the work of medical laboratories and improve their ability to issue accurate and guaranteed results. Laboratories between different entities.
The standard is concerned with verifying the technical competence of the bodies that grant Halal certificates, which gives the customers of these bodies confidence in the quality of their services that they provide. These certificates permit the product and prove its compliance with Islamic law, so that the product is from a legitimate source or slaughtered according to the Islamic method.
The international standard ISO 9001 for quality management systems is a set of policies, processes and procedures necessary for planning, implementing and providing (products / services) in order to ensure the ability of the facility to meet the requirements of customers, and the quality management system works to establish the principle of continuous improvement of the services and products provided.
The international standard ISO 14001 for environmental management systems, as this standard specifies the best way to develop an effective environmental management system. It has been developed to help organizations sustain their commercial success while keeping the environment in mind.
The international standard ISO 22000 for food safety management systems is a set of control policies and procedures that must be implemented to ensure that there are processes that can meet the requirements of the customer and the legislative requirements for food safety, and this standard applies to organizations that participate directly or indirectly in one or more steps in the food chain .
The international standard ISO 27001 for information security management systems is an information security management system that is approved, applied, maintained and constantly improved, within practical frameworks, allowing sensitive and confidential data to be kept securely and reducing the possibility of illegal or unauthorized access to it. It also allows security risk management and recovery information and reduce security breaches.
The international standard ISO 13485 for quality management systems for medical devices is a quality system for facilities that produce medical devices or everything related to the medical aspect of supplies, and it is a recognized global quality system, and it requires defining regulatory requirements, risk management and supplier controls, and it also requires defining design, manufacturing and production processes .
The international standard ISO 14001 for energy management systems is a management system in the field of energy, and when the entity applies it, it is through a specific framework that guarantees it achieving continuous improvement in energy management, and this includes providing sufficient energy, consuming it and using it with the best possible efficiency.
The international standard ISO 45000 for occupational health and safety management systems is a safety management system to enable establishments in all its forms to provide healthy and safe workplaces, by OH&S and occupational health by providing an integrated system for the prevention of work injuries, and the prevention of diseases affecting health.
Accreditation is the independent evaluation (SAAC evaluation) of conformity assessment bodies against recognized standards to carry out specific activities to ensure their impartiality and competence.
The legal activity of the conformity assessment body when evaluating.
A qualified person entrusted by the Center with evaluating a conformity assessment body in a specific field requiring accreditation.
A qualified assessor, appointed by SAAC, who has specific knowledge and technical proficiency concerning the scope of accreditation that needs to be assessed and does it independently.
A designed, consistent and objective process whereby an accreditation officer is assigned to each applicant to assist the applicant “conformity assessment body” through application submission to granting and maintaining accreditation according to the accreditation plan
A systematic, independent, documented process, carried out by the Center, to determine the competence of the conformity assessment body following international standards and/or reference documents according to the field of accreditation.
Grant accreditation to the conformity assessment body in a specific field.
Add conformity assessment activities to the accredited field.
Temporary discontinuation of body’s accreditation, if it fails to meet the accreditation requirements or comply with the accreditation requirements or voluntarily requests that all or part of its accreditation be suspended.
Accreditation status indicates a conformity assessment body is no longer accredited by SAAC. This can result from a serious lack of compliance with the Standards, failure to follow accreditation regulations, or the body may voluntarily withdraw its accreditation.
List of tests or processes that have been evaluated and accredited by the center and attached to the accreditation certificate.
Accreditation has been suspended at the body's request or based on SAAC's decision.
A mark granted by SAAC to the approved conformity assessment bodies in a specific field.
A request submitted by the conformity assessment body to reconsider any unfavorable accreditation decision related to the required accreditation status.
Bodies approved by the Center to carry out conformity assessment, referred to as “Bodies”.
A representative of SAAC who is authorized to manage all conformity assessment bodies documents.
A qualified assessor assigned by the center and given overall responsibility for assessment activities to a specific conformity assessment body.
A person appointed by SAAC, working under the supervision of an assessor who provides specific knowledge or experience concerning the scope of the accreditation that needs to be assessed and does not work independently.
Specific activities for which conformity assessment bodies seek accreditation.
SAAC takes accreditation decisions (granting, maintaining, expanding, reducing, suspending, and withdrawing) based on the compliance of the conformity assessment bodies with the international standard and other mandatory documents.
Confirm that the conformity assessment body still maintains its accreditation in its approved field.
Cancellation of part of the accreditation scope if the conformity assessment body fails to meet the accreditation requirements, follow the accreditation rules, or voluntarily requests to reduce accreditation.
including removal of the Organization from SAAC website pending resolution of issue.
An official document issued to the conformity assessment body in a specific field.
The accreditation is valid.
Accreditation has expired and in this case it is considered withdrawn.
When there is no conflict of interest or that these interests are resolved so that they do not negatively affect the activities of SAAC.
A group of people, usually volunteers, whether from or outside SAAC, who meet to recommend policies and procedures for accreditation activities.