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Please Note: When searching for a document on the following screen, the exact document name is required. For example: R 04 instead of R04. i.e a space must be inserted between the character and numbers. NEWLY PUBLISHED / REVISED SANAS DOCUMENTS:  October 2016 to March 2017. Please ensure that you destroy all previous versions of these documents that you may have.

NEWLY PUBLISHED / REVISED SANAS DOCUMENTS IN THE LAST 6 MONTHS:  Feb to July 2018

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Doc No. Applicable Programmes Title Date published Comments on major Changes, where applicable
F 148-04 Reference Material Producers General, Structural, Resource and Management Requirements of ISO 17034:2016 2018/02/15 Standard changed from ISO Guide 34:2009.  Aligned management requirements to the new standard.
F 149-04 Reference Material Producers Technical and Production Requirements of ISO 17034:2016 2018/02/15 Standard changed from ISO Guide 34:2009.  Aligned technical requirements to the new standard.
F 194-02 Reference Material Producers Assessment Cycle Matrix for ISO 17034:2016 – General Requirements for the competence of reference material producers 2018/02/15 Standard changed from ISO Guide 34:2009.  Aligned requirements to the new standard.
P 14-29 General SANAS Fees 2018/04/01 Amended fees for the new financial year
F 195-03 Inspection Assessment Plan – Inspection Bodies 2018/04/03 Added sampling plan and responsibilities.  Format updated.
F 129-01 Blood Transfusion Management and Technical Requirements for the Standards of Practice for Blood Transfusion 2018/05/14 New form
TG 45-03 Certification Transition Guidelines for Management System Certification Bodies to ISO/IEC TS 17021-2:2016 and ISO/IEC TS 17021-3:2017 2018/05/14 Revised – refer to the document Amendment List
TG 62-02 Veterinary Criteria for Accreditation of Veterinary Molecular Biology 2018/05/14 Revised – refer to the document Amendment List
A 01-10 General References, Acronyms and Definitions 2018/07/05 Document revised, and definitions aligned to ISO/IEC 17011:2017
F 03-09 General Non-conformance, Corrective Action and Clearance Report 2018/07/05 Format revised. Includes a compulsory section:  Part 2 Root Cause Analysis
F 04-11 General Recommendation Report 2018/07/05 Main change – includes recommendation for Reduction of Scope of Accreditation
F 137-04 Inspection Vertical Assessment PER Inspection Bodies:  In-service Steam Generators
SANS 10227 & ISO/IEC 17020
2018/07/05 Removed section on Safety Aspects of Inspection / Test
F 138-04 Inspection Vertical Assessment PER Inspection Bodies:  In-Service Pressure Vessels – SANS 10227 & ISO/IEC 17020 2018/07/05 Removed section on Safety Aspects of Inspection / Test
F 15-10 General Witnessing of Activity 2018/07/05 Aligned to ISO/IEC 17025:2017
F 206-02 Inspection Recommendation Report – Inspection Body Pre-assessment 2018/07/05 Note on Pg. 2 added
F 207-02 Verification Recommendation Report -Verification Laboratory Pre-assessment 2018/07/05 Note on Pg. 2 added
P 06-09 General Preparation of Reports 2018/07/05 Aligned to ISO/IEC 17011:2017.  Refer to document amendment list
P 10-08 General Accreditation Certificates 2018/07/05 Aligned to ISO/IEC 17011:2017.  Refer to document amendment list
R 51-08 General Suspension, Reduction, Withdrawal and Re-instatement of Accredited / Compliant Organisations 2018/07/05 Aligned to ISO/IEC 17011:2017.  Refer to document amendment list


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