Minimizes RiskAccredited organizations reduce the risk of providing unreliable test results.
Reduce CostsGet the benefits of saving costs resulting from being accredited.
Demonstrate CredibilityA SLAB accredited organization can demonstrate competence hence credibility.
Welcome to Sri Lanka Accreditation Board
The SLAB, as the National Accreditation Authority of Sri Lanka, is mandated to promote accreditation activities and provide the necessary accreditation services to facilitate conformity assessments in the provision of goods and services for domestic and export markets. This covers the Accreditation of Laboratories, Certification and Inspection Bodies, GHG Validation/Verification Bodies, Proficiency testing providers providing various types of services to the Industry and the Business community and to the Government and the Consumer Public. Being an institute complies with ISO/IEC 17011 and being a signatory to ILAC MRA, IAF MLA and APAC MRA, SLAB offers internationally recognized accreditation services to our clients.
Dr. Sampath Wahala
Sri Lanka Accreditation Board
The Sri Lanka Accreditation Board for Conformity Assessment (SLAB) is the National Accreditation Authority of Sri Lanka.
The Governing Council of Sri Lanka Accreditation Board is the main decision-making body. It consists of all of SLAB’s Members and meets annually.
What is Accreditation?
Accreditation is a third-party attestation related to a conformity assessment body conveying formal demonstration of its competence to carry out the tasks of conformity assessment.
Simply, accreditation evaluates Conformity Assessment bodies independently, against recognized standards such as ISO/IEC 17025, ISO 15189, ISO/IEC 17020,
Testing & Calibration Laboratories
The accreditation scheme for Testing and Calibration laboratories is based on ISO/IEC 17025 – General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories.
Medical / Clinical Laboratories
The accreditation scheme for Medical/Clinical laboratories is based on ISO 15189 Medical laboratories – Requirements for quality and competence.
SLAB accredits certification bodies under the following categories;
1. Management system certification Bodies (ISO/IEC 17021-1)
2. Product Certification Bodies (ISO/IEC 17065)
3. Bodies certifying personnel (ISO/IEC 17024).
Accreditation scheme for Inspection Bodies is based on ISO/IEC 17020 – General Criteria for the operation of various types of bodies performing the inspection. This scheme provides formal recognition to an inspection body for its services for integrity and reliability.
Green House Validation and Verification Bodies
Green House Gas Validation and Verification Bodies (GHG V/V B’s) covers the GHG assertion of different technology sectors. Accreditation of Green House Gas Validation and Verification Bodies (GHG V/V B’s) is based on ISO/IEC 14065.
Latest News & Events
World Accreditation Day – 2023
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Assessor Training On ISO/IEC 17029:2019 & ISO 14065:2020
INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ACCREDITATION READINESS PROGRAM (ARP) FOR CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT BODIES
Assessor Training Course on ISO/IEC 17025:2017
World Accreditation Day 2022 Resources
GUIDELINES FOR USE OF REFERENCE MATERIALS IN MEDICAL TESTING
Available Training Programs for year 2022
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