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Certification – Who is the customer?

I am hoping the story that has broken relating to the PIP implants and TUV Rheinland will bring this debate into a sharper focus and, again hopefully, clarify the whole point of conformity assessment … The gist is that TUV Rheinland issued the safety certificates relating to the infamously faulty and dangerous PIP breast implants and a French court has held them liable for (at the time of writing) about £150 million in compensation for their dereliction of duty Continue reading

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Accredited and non-accredited certification

The weaknesses of the non-accredited certificate and why I think not all companies are made aware of their options Continue reading

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