Proficiency testing at the IFA

IFA's test gas stream

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Proficiency testing at the dynamic test gas stream
Source: IFA

Since 1989, the Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance (IFA) has been providing proficiency testing (PT) schemes for laboratories and measuring stations worldwide for the purpose of self-examination and for the external presentation of quality standards within these laboratories. The PT schemes are conducted in compliance with the requirements of DIN EN ISO/IEC 17043 and of DIN ISO 13528.

The IFA organises the proficiency testing schemes with the co-operation of the Bundesverband der Messstellen für Umwelt- und Arbeitsschutz e. V. (BUA), the German association of environmental and OSH measurement bodies. The BUA recommends regular participation in the IFA's proficiency testing.

Where possible, proficiency testing schemes are offered in which the entire analysis method can be tested. Participants will receive a detailed evaluation and a certificate of participation.


Further information

Contact

concerning proficiency testing

Telefon: +49 30 13001-3299
Fax: +49 30 13001-863299

Division 2: Chemical and biological hazards

Brigitte Maybaum
Krista Gusbeth
Franziska Nürnberger
Prof Dr Dietmar Breuer