Useful Links

Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB)
https://www.inab.ie/

CCQS' accreditation with INAB can be found here

 

Ireland Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation (DBEI)
https://dbei.gov.ie/en/

 

Ireland Health and Safety Authority
https://www.hsa.ie/eng/

 

UK Accreditation Service

www.ukas.com

CCQS' accreditation with UKAS can be found here

 

UK Government Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-business-energy-and-industrial-strategy

BEIS are responsible for handling most product safety Legislations & Regulations in the UK. They are responsible for appointing UKCA Approved Bodies. The site has useful guidance notes about how to meet the requirements of UK legislation available for free download.

 

BSI shop

shop.bsigroup.com

Site has a good search engine for finding standards and checking whether standards are current. Standards are very expensive so check before you buy. TIP: Many Local Authority and Professional Organisation Libraries provide free, read-only, access to standards. This can be very useful to check if the content of a standard is actually useful to you.

 

NANDO (New Approach Notified and Designated Organisations)

https://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/nando/index.cfm?fuseaction=notifiedbody.main

CCQS' Notified Body Accreditation and its scopes can be found here

 

EU Europa site. Lists of harmonised standards for CE marking Directives

ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/european-standards/harmonised-standards

The Europa site also contains various other useful documents for free download.

 

UK Health and Safety Executive

www.hse.gov.uk

Much useful information and guidance about Health and Safety. Some great documents available for free download.