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KENAS is established under the States Corporations Act, Cap 446; Vide Legal Notice No. 55 of May 2009 as the Sole National Accreditation Body…

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    Directory of Accredited CABs
    The following is a list of conformity assessment bodies that KENAS has accredited
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    Testing and Calibration
    The Testing and Calibration Pillar in KENAS provides accreditation for the recognition of the technical competence of a testing and calibration laboratory for a specific task following ISO/IEC 17025:2005…
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    Health and Safety
    The Health and Safety Pillar of KENAS has five accreditation schemes…
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    Inspection and Verification
    The KENAS Inspection and Verification accreditation program, provides Inspection bodies and  Verification conformity assessment bodies with a means of demonstrating to their customers their superior competence and  professional excellence skills in executing inspection and verification mandates in conformance to ISO/IEC 17020 international standard…
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    The Certification Pillar in KENAS offers accreditation to management systems, product, process and service certification bodies..
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    11/07/2014: Quality Control / Method Validation Unlocking Course for ISO 15189
    KENAS participated in the Quality Control/ method validation and unlocking ISO 15189 course that was held from 5th – 17th October 2014 in South Africa. Representing KENAS was Robert Njuguna, Case Officer in Health and Safety Division. This program was sponsored by CDC through AFENET #CDC #AFENET #KENAS

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    ILAC (International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation) launches a new website
    Visit the newly launched ILAC (International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation) website. http://ilac.org/
    The website includes several new features that improve the availability of information, such as:
    a) a dedicated search for the signatories to the ILAC MRA;
    b) consolidation of the information on the signatories to the ILAC MRA to one page;
    c) a specific area for regulators and users of the ILAC MRA;
    d) link to the directories of accredited proficiency testing providers and reference material producers where available in addition to the current links to accredited laboratories and inspection bodies. #ILAC

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    Twiga Chemicals is granted accreditation for ISO 17025:2005 in scope of Chemical Testing

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    CRESAC personnel on attachment to KENAS

    KENAS hosted two CRESAC (Centre Regional d’Evaluation en Sante et d’Accreditation des   Etablishment Sanitaires en Afrique ) personnel on their study visit to learn the establishment of KENAS as an accreditation body. The two personnel were taken through ISO 15189 and the   SLMTA process (Strengthening Laboratory Management Towards Accreditation).
    On the last day, #KENAS took them through a tour of the Museum of Kenya as a way of encouraging tourism #Kenya@50.
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    SLMTA TOT Meeting 18 July
    KENAS is hosting the CDC/ Implementing Partner’s Laboratory Focal Persons Post – SLMTA (Strengthening Laboratory Management Towards Accreditation) TOT Meeting. Facilitating the meeting is Ms. Mercy Mshai of AFENET and Ms. Doris Mueni, Assistant Director, Health and Safety KENAS
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    SGS Implementation Training on ISO 17020
    Through the week of 14th -18th July 2014, KENAS has been conducting Implementation of ISO/IEC 17020 and internal audit training of the same at SGS for ISO/IEC 17020. Taking the SGS team through the training is Assistant Director, Inspection and Verification, Abraham Wekesa and Case Officer, Calvin Tiony
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    World Accreditation Day Newspaper Supplement
    How many times have you read in the newspapers of a boiler explosion at company x or y
    that has resulted in fatal injuries or even death? Few or many?. This is evident despite
    many companies boasting of having: OHSAS 18001Certification, adhering to the Occupation
    Health and Safety Act 2007, and even having Safety Officers at their disposal? So, for how long
    will this continue? Click to download a copy!
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    Bureau Veritas Cerification is granted accreditation for ISO 17021:2011 Certification
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    Mater hospital Laboratory is granted accreditation certificate for ISO 15189:2007
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    Nyumbani Diagnostic Laboratory Attains ISO 15189 Accreditation
    Click here for the Press Release. Nyumbani Certificate
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    Analabs Ltd receive their accreditation certificate-19 Dec 2013
    Dr. Capstick (right) receives Accreditation Certificate to ISO/IEC 17025 from KENAS CEO, Sammy Milgo.

    Dr. Capstick (right) receives Accreditation Certificate for ISO/IEC 17025 from KENAS CEO, Sammy Milgo.