TTS/ISO/IEC 17020:2008

General Criteria for the Operation of Various Types of Bodies Performing Inspection

Subject Area Quality
Year of Declaration 2008
Status Voluntary
ICS Number 03.120.20
Stage Current
Number of Pages 12
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Scope of this 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. It does not cover testing laboratories, certification bodies or the suppliers' declaration of conformity, the criteria for which are contained in other European Standards of the EN 45000 series.

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