Accreditation is a formal third party confirmation that Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) are competent to carry out specific conformity assessment activities. Read More >
ISO-ILAC-IAF Joint Communique on ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
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AFRAC E-LEARNING MODULES
Click here to access the e-learning modules which are a valuable resource for gaining insights into accreditation.
1Directory of Accredited CABsThe following is a list of conformity assessment bodies that KENAS has accredited
2Testing and CalibrationThe Testing and Calibration pillar in KENAS provides accreditation for the recognition of the technical competence of a testing and calibration laboratory for a specific task following ISO/IEC 17025:2005…
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3Health and SafetyThe Health and Safety Pillar of KENAS has five accreditation schemes…
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4Inspection and VerificationThe KENAS Inspection and Verification accreditation program, provides Inspection bodies and Verification conformity assessment bodies with a means of demonstrating to their customers their superior competence and professional excellence skills in executing inspection and verification mandates in conformance to ISO/IEC 17020 international standard…
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5CertificationThe Certification Pillar in KENAS offers accreditation to management systems, product, process and service certification bodies..
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Download the latest issue of the Accreditation Newsletter Issue No. 21
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1KENAS now a full signatory as an arrangement member of AFRACKENAS has been awarded full signatory as an arrangement member of the African Accreditation Cooperation (AFRAC). Kenya becomes the sixth country to sign up to the AFRAC MRA after a successful peer evaluation that was carried out in December 2016.
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2One year to ISO 9001 &14001 Transition DeadlineIAF and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) have published a joint statement to note that 15 September 2017 marks one year before all organisations certified to the 2008 version of the quality management system standard ISO 9001 and the 2004 version of the environmental management system standard ISO 14001 need to have been re-certified to the 2015 versions of these two standards. Click here to access the transition letter from IAF and ISO.
3Gratitude: Mr. Milgo's term as CEO comes to an endFormer CEO of KENAS, Mr. Sammy Milgo (left) receives an appreciation certificate for service in the past six years from Board of Director, Ms. Nancy Muriuki. Mr. Milgo has completed two terms as the CEO of KENAS. The Board of Directors in KENAS has announced that the Ag. CEO is Ms. Susan Munyiri-Ochieng who is the Deputy Director of Technical Services while the recruitment process for a new CEO commences.
4World Accreditation Day 2017
The World Accreditation Day was held on 9th June, 2017 at Ole Sereni Hotel. The event was a full day’s activities with presentations from stakeholders in the Construction industry. Click below to download the World Accreditation Day 2017 brochure and presentations:
WAD 2017 brochure
- Quality of building materials and the impact on construction
- Testing of materials used for construction
- Standards: Bringing sanity in the construction sector
- Energy Efficiency Standards and implementation in buildings and infrastructure
- Globalization and the construction industry in Kenya
- Improvement in mobility within Nairobi County
- Status and challenges in the construction industry
5Public Notice: KS372 Passenger Vehicle Body ConstructionKENAS, NTSA, and KEBS entered into a MoU in 2016 to enhance quality in vehicle body inspection. The KS372 Standard for Passenger Vehicle Body Construction is to be implemented in May 2017. Click here for more details.
62017 is the African Year of Quality Infrastructure
7Launch of Accreditation of Point of Care Testing (ISO 22870 & ISO 15189)Click here to access the Press Release on the Launch of Point of Care Testing (POCT) Accreditation.
Click here to access the presentation on UNITAID/EGPAF Project to Optimize Early Infant HIV Diagnosis through the Introduction of POCT.
Click here to access the POCT In Canada and at ISO/TC 212 Presentation.
Click here to access the presentation on CDC and support for POCT Accreditation.
Click here to access Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CSLI) Presentation on POCT.
8Public Sector Assurance Websitewww.publicsectorassurance.org. Visit the Public Sector Assurance website to access case studies that illustrate the value of conformity assessment, from around the world in key policy areas. These studies are backed up with research.
9ISO 17021- 2015 Transition Document