ISO 17025 is the single most important metrology
standard for test and measurement products. It will
help to give you confidence in the calibration
decisions you make. ISO 17025 enables key advantages
to specifiers and users of calibration services:
The practical benefits of ISO 17025:2005 are
seen on a daily basis in the laboratory which is as
Provides additional information about the
quality of each measurement made during the
Enables assessment of relative quality and
capability of different calibration laboratories
Enables easy comparison of measurement
expertise from different calibration suppliers
Enables easy comparison of suppliers in
Consistency in analytical processes.
Improved monitoring of supplier
Improved contract review process for
documenting customer requirements.
Improved system for handling customer
comments and complaints.
Continuous improvement through corrective
and preventive action procedures and audits.
Quarterly management review of corrective
actions, nonconforming testing, and proficiency
testing aid in determining long-term trending.
Faster identification and resolution of issues
regarding methods, personnel or equipment.
Improved customer satisfaction.
Meeting quality requirements of
Overall increased laboratory business.
Eliminates the need for supplier auditing -
calibration suppliers independently verified through
the accreditation process.