ISO 17020

ISO 17020

Any organization conducting inspections for businesses, clients, or governmental organizations in USA must adhere to the ISO/IEC 17020:2012 Standard for Conformity Assessment.

The standard is applicable to all duties carried out by an inspection body, such as verifying the conformance of products, installations, plants, processes, and services and disclosing findings. Any organization wishing to conduct inspections can utilize the ISO/IEC 17020:2012 standard as a prerequisite for accreditation or as a screening document. Inspections demand a particular level of expertise and professional judgement.

It can be used with any inspection body or stage that complies with ISO/IEC 17020:2012 type A, B, or C. The same components are used in testing, certification, and inspections; hence they frequently overlap.

Advantages of ISO 17020 Certification in USA

  • Included are specifications for organizationalquality management systems that are on par with those found in the ISO 9001 and ISO/IEC 17000 Series.
  • An organization's capacity to manage conflicts of interest and impartiality, as well as the technical proficiency of its staff, inspection protocols, and tools, are given more weight.
  • ensures consistent dependability and technically proficient service.
  • lowering costs and reducing risk.
  • displays products, equipment, buildings, and systems that are up to code.
  • Accredited inspection services are gaining importance, according to governments and corporations worldwide.
  • gives a business the chance to show its clients that it is reliable and upholds moral principles.

Nathan ISO Consulting offers the best consultation solution to help your firm reach ISO/IEC 17020 standard compliance. Nathan assists in recognizing and meeting the standard requirements through a variety of processes, from selecting the people that carry out the certification process to ensuring the certification report is thorough and error-free. Nathan assists in determining the sort of assessment based on how closely the standard is met

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of online ISO certification?
Some of the benefits of online ISO certification include convenience, time savings, cost savings, ease of access, increased efficiency, and increased accessibility. Being ISO certified can also improve a company’s reputation and competitiveness, and enhance customer confidence in their products and services.
What's special about your business model?
We consider our online certification model to be ‘the future of digital certification’. We have not and will not compromise on the standards that we work to, and our customers should expect nothing less of the services that we provide them. The old days of on-site auditing has passed – the future of uploading evidence to a secure server is dawning.
Is online ISO certification a recognised certification?
Yes, online ISO certification is a legitimate and recognised form of certification. Our process is conducted by an accredited certification body and follows the expected standards and procedures of ISO certification. The main difference is that digital certification is often more cost and time efficient for your business than a physical or face-to-face process.
How quickly can I get my certificate?
The duration of the online certification process can vary depending on the size and complexity of your business and the specific ISO standard you want. Typically, the average turn-around time is 5 working days. But if you need your certificate more quickly, please get in touch so that we can assess your specific requirements. We also offer Letters of Intent, which you can use to give potential clients the confidence they are seeking in your management systems.
What documents are required for online ISO certification?
The specific documents required for online ISO certification will depend on the ISO standard you are looking for. Common requirements include a documented management system, proof of implementation, and documentation of processes and procedures. Remember, we’re on hand whenever you need us throughout the process.
Do you offer support?
Yes, we do, and we are very proud of the standard of support that we offer. You can call us on the number above or email us at any time.
Do you offer consultancy?
Yes. Our consultancy services are primarily based on the development of management systems and cover a wide range of industries. We have experienced Consultants who have helped many companies achieve and maintain their certification goals, including but not limited to: Internal auditing Management review Environmental aspects & impacts assessments Legislation registers Health & safety risk assessments Workplace inspections Pre-certification audits Integration of multiple management systems Gap analysis (for most management system standards)
When is the best time for my business to get ISO certification?
The quick answer is now! Because we make the process as quick and easy as possible, you don’t need to worry about it being a time-consuming and resource-intensive process. Plus, with our cost-efficient online service, becoming ISO certified doesn’t have to be a significant expense for your business.

Our team of experts will help you in in the process

Our team of experts is here to assist you in any situation you may encounter. With their extensive knowledge and experience, they are equipped to provide you with the support you need.