International Organization for Standardization


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International Organization for Standardization

n
(Units) an association composed of representatives of several national standards bureaus, founded in London in 1947 and based in Geneva, Switzerland, that establishes and maintains international standards for units of measurements, clothes sizes, technical terminology, etc. Abbreviation: ISO
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International Organization for Standardization

A worldwide federation of national standards bodies from some 100 countries, one from each country. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is a non-governmental organization, established to promote the development of standardization and related activities in the world with a view to facilitating the international exchange of goods and services, and to developing cooperation in the spheres of intellectual, scientific, technological, and economic activity. ISO's work results in international agreements which are published as international standards. Also called ISO.
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This clinical laboratory accreditation program combines three assessments in one: AABB accreditation, International Organization for Standardization 15189:2012, and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments, or CLIA, requirements.
Published by the International Organization for Standardization, the ISO 9001:2008 standard is a global reference for quality management requirements and continuous improvement of business-to-business interactions.
The annual celebration was specifically chosen to mark the establishment of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) on the 14th October 1947.
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The company was awarded the ISO 22031 certification for business continuity and ISO 31000 certification for risk management by the International Organization for Standardization, said Mobily in a statement.
In 2006, the International Organization for Standardization designated SWIFT as the Registration Authority for ISO 13616.

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