Ms Amina Ahmed Mohammed, Director of DAC in her speech, highlighted the importance of World Accreditation Day. She said the role of accreditation has become very important for the improvement of quality and health & safety. She explained the role of DAC and its regional & international activities.
Eng Alia Ismail Head of the Inspection Bodies Accreditation Section gave a presentation on Law 2/2010 with regard to accreditation. Dr Yaser Saleh, Principal Accreditation Officer gave a presentation on the registration process according to Law 2/12010.
Engineer Redha Hassan Salman in his speech highlighted the role of the Public Health & Safety Department as a regulator in Dubai. He appreciated the efforts of DAC as an accreditation body.
DAC awarded appreciation certificates to members of the Advisory Technical Committee, task forces and DAC assessors as part of the celebrations.
DAC also presented certificates to regulatory departments in recognition of their cooperation regarding accreditation.
Large numbers of delegates from conformity assessment bodies and stakeholders including regulatory bodies attended the ceremony.
Eng Yousef Al Jasmi, Senior Accreditation Engineer was the moderator for the ceremony.
DAC accredited first laboratory in Oman
DAC accredited their first laboratory in Sultanate of Oman. Oman is a member of the Gulf Cooperation Council. In a graceful ceremony held in Muscat under the patronage of His Excellency Ahmed Bin Hassan Al Zeib, Under Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Sultanate of Oman, Ms Amina Ahmed Mohammed Director of DAC presented the accreditation certificate to Engr Daud Bin Mohammed Al Fatisi. In her speech she hoped that accreditation would be beneficial for all stakeholders.
DAC conducted training courses
DAC conducted training courses on measurement uncertainty and internal auditing to ISO 17020. Delegates from public & private laboratories and inspection bodies attended these training courses.
DAC meeting with medical laboratories
DAC arranged a meeting with medical laboratories on 17th July 2011. A large number of representatives of medical laboratories attended the meeting. Dr Venkatesh Thuppil an expert on medical laboratory accreditation gave a presentation on ISO 15189. The meeting included a very useful session of questions from participants. Dr Mohammad Saad Principal Accreditation Officer of DAC and Dr Thuppil replied to queries from the participants.
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