TS–101 Individuals accredited to more than one organisation

Trade Measurement — Accreditation Policy

Policy Number:TS - 101
Effective Date: March 2017
Version No: 1
File Name: Individuals accredited to more than one organisation
Approved by: Phil Sorrell, Team Leader Compliance and Inspection
Approved by: Kevin Gudmundsson, Legal Metrology Advisor

1. Scope

This policy is to clarify whether an individual can be accredited to multiple organisations at the same
time.

2. Reference documents

3. Terms and definitions

Accredited Person — Section 30A

Weights and Measures Act 1987 — Section 30A(external link)

4. Policy

The legislation places no restriction on the number of organisations an individual can be accredited
to.
An individual’s responsibility and authority within an accredited organisation must:

  • have all individuals specified on the Letter of Accreditation, and
  • be specified in that organisation’s Quality Management System, and
  • the individual is fully acquainted with and competent with each organisations QMS and procedures

The above applies whether any individual is an employee or a contractor.