» Revised and new EAK guidances
Two EAK guides have been revised and 4 new instructions approved.
» Revised version of EAK J9!
EAK guide J9 was revised due to recent changes in EAK logo and accreditation symbol.
» EAK accreditation symbol is changed!
From 1 November 2017 a new EAK accreditation symbol is introduced. EAK provides each accredited CAB with a personal accreditation symbol. The rules for use of the symbol are outlined in EAK J9. To see the image of the symbol please go to: "EAK sümbol"
» New logo!
A new logo of EAK is introduced since 1 november 2017. The logo is made up of the three capital letters "EAK" with the full name of EAK in Estonian and in English below. To see the logo please click on the heading. "EAK logo" The new logo as an EAK trademark is registered in the European Patent Office. Use of the logo is strictly restricted to the needs of EAK.
» Revision of EAK guidances
Recently (in Aug-Sept) the following revised EAK guidance documents were approved: J10 "Assessor management procedure", J18 "The guide for assessment of an EMAS environmental verifier" and J21 "The conduct of assessment of a GHG verifier". All revised documents are available from our website at address "Guides/EAK guidance documents for accreditation".
» Accreditation criteria revised!
EAK accreditation criteria presented in the document EAK J1 were slightly revised on 8 May 2017.The revision is mainly concerned with additional requirements for the management systems certification bodies. All changes in the text of EAK J1 are listed on the revisions page, see "EAK accreditation criteria".
» New guide for assessment procedure!
A new guidance document EAK J2 "Procedure for accreditation assessment" was confirmed by the Director of EAK on April 3, 2017. The guidance replaces 4 procedural documents: EAK J7, J8, J13 and J17. Observance of the requirements and procedure established in the EAK J2 is obligatory for the EAK personnel and assessors/experts involved in the EAK assessments. The document is currently available only in Estonian (see "EAK guidance documents for accreditation").
» New edition of EAK J9!
New updated and elaborated edition of EAK guidance on use of EAK logo, its accreditation symbol and reference to accreditation, EAK J9 - 2017, was confirmed on 13.03.2017. Observance of this document is obligatory for all CABs accredited by EAK. The document is available from our website (see: "Guides/EAK guidance documents for accreditation").
» Annual Assessors Day 2016!
The annual Assessors` Day was carried out on 6 December 2016 in attendance of 90 assessors/experts. As usually, the programm embraced accreditation news and trends in different fields (laboratories and certification/inspection) as well as refreshment training on some critial aspects like reporting on assessment findings. Besides 2 newly draftesd guidance documents - EAK J10 on assessor management and EAK J2 on accreditation procedures were introduced to the audience. The programm of the event and slides of presentations are available from the Estonian version of this website
» Accreditation criteria revised
The EAK accreditation criteria, published in the guidance document EAK J1, were slightly revised on 18.01.2016 in terms of requirements on minimum participation in PTs. To open the document please click on the heading.
» Assessors Day 2015
The annual Assessors` Day was carried out on 27 August 2015 in attendance of 92 assessors/experts. The programm embraced accreditation news and trends as well as feedback from the EAK customers. Although most of presentations were given by the EAK personnel, 3 of them were presented by the invited lecturers from outside EAK. The programm of the event and slides of presentations are available from the Estonian version of EAK website.
» Annual report 2014 approved
EAK annual report of 2014 was approved by the Supervisory Board on 3 June 2015. The report (in Estonian) is available from the Estonian version of EAK website.
» Customers Day
Annual EAK Customers Day was held on 29 January 2015 in connection with celebration of the EAK 15th Anniversary. The event was attended by round 100 representatives of CABs, collaborators and assessors. The first part of the event was dedicated to an informative session, where the accreditation news and trends were introduced by EAK staff to the participants, while the second part consisted mainly of the "birthday" celebration.
» EAK peer evaluation results
The outcome of a regular EA peer evaluation of EAK carried out in April 2013 was discussed at the EA MAC meeting on 10 April 2014 with a decision made that EAK is entitled to maintain its signatory status to the EA MLA in all 6 fields as well to join the new MLA on accreditation of the GHG verifiers. Thereby the condition was set for EAK to submit by the end of 2014 a self assessment report focusing on removal of the peer evaluation`s findings. The requested report was presented by the end of 2014 and discussed at the MAC meeting in April 2015 with outcome that there is no need for further actions. The next peer evaluation of EAK is scheduled for 2017.
» Assessors` Day 2014
Annual Assessors` Day for complementary training of technical assessors and experts involved in the EAK assessments was carried out on 27 August with 78 participants. The agenda was focused on introduction of the recent changes in the EAK policies and procedures in response to the EA re-evaluation findings of April 2013 as well as the state of art in implementation of new versions of the various so-called accreditation standards (of ISO 17000 series).
» NB! New location of EAK!
Since 2 July 2012 EAK is located at a new address: MÄEALUSE 2/1 TALLINN 12618.
» Online Guide to EA!
To get acquainted with latest developments within EA and in the European conformity assessment community, please have a look at: http://www.european-accreditation.org/content/EAGuide.


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