The credibility of a Certification Body or an Inspection body conducting conformity assessment is established by independent national Accreditation boards through a thorough a rigorous evaluation process. Accreditation boards also have a mutual recognition system such as through the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and similar other oversight bodies, therefore the certificate issued by an accredited certification or inspection body, which under the multilateral agreements, signifies that the certificate is of equal credibility as the certificates issued by other accredited certification or inspection bodies.
Accreditation is increasingly proving to be a necessary basis for successful participation in international competitions.
When a company chooses an accredited certification body or inspection, it also demonstrates a genuineness and therefore acceptance from customers.
Quality Austria is globally accredited by Akkreditierung Austria, the accreditation body of the government of Austria. Quality Austria Central Asia is also accredited by National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB) which is a part of the Quality Council of India, that works under the directives of the Ministry of Commerce and Industries. Quality Austria also has recognition as a certification body by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF). Quality Austria has the recognition as a certification body by the Global Food Safety Initiative for the certification of food businesses. Other accreditations include those for inspections, or for training.
Quality Austria is accredited as a Certification Body as per ISO 17021 requirements for various management system schemes such as ISO 9001 for Quality Management System, ISO 14001 for Environmental Management System, ISO 45001 for Occupational Health and Safety Management System, ISO 13485 for Quality Management System in Medical Device manufacturing, ISO 27001 Information Security Management System and others. (all accreditations and the scope are verifiable on the accreditation board’s websites)
Quality Austria is accredited as an Inspection Body by NABCB as per ISO 17020.
Quality Austria is accredited by Chartered Quality Institute U.K. for conducting CQI-IRCA Accredited Lead Auditor courses for ISO 9001 Quality Management System, ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System and ISO 27001 Information Security Management.
Quality Austria Central Asia has the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) to carry out inspections of City Gas Distribution, Natural Gas Pipelines, and Petroleum and Petroleum Products Pipelines.
Quality Austria Central Asia has the approval of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to carry out Food and Hygiene audits of food manufacturing and catering services. Quality Austria Central Asia is recognised as a Third Party Auditing Agency to perform Food Safety Schedule IV audits, Hygiene Rating Audits, Eat Right Campus (ERC) Audits, Eat Right School (ERS) Audits, BHOG (Blissful Hygiene Offering to God) Audits, Clean Street Fruits and Vegetable Audits, Clean Street Food Hub Audits, High-Risk Manufacturing audits.
Quality Austria Central Asia is accredited and recognised by the regulator, Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) to carry out verification and audits for Class A and Class B Medical device manufacturers for the purpose of grant of a licence by the State Licencing Authority as per the Medical Device Rules – 2017.