ASTM International - ASTM ISO/IEC17020-12
Conformity assessment — Requirements for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection
|Publication Date:||1 March 2012|
This International Standard contains requirements for the competence of bodies performing inspection and for the impartiality and consistency of their inspection activities.
It applies to inspection bodies of type A, B or C, as defined in this International Standard, and it applies to any stage of inspection.
NOTE The stages of inspection include design stage, type examination, intitial inspection, in-service inspection or surveillance.