Emirates International Accreditation Center - (ISO 17020)-IB 026 - (formerly DAC)
Dubai Economic Development Department (DED)
Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), UK, Development Member
EHS - Trakhees Jebal Ali Free Zone Authority
Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs
EIAC is the only accreditation body in Gulf Region which is internationally recognized being MRA signatory to International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and full member of International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (PAC). EIAC accreditation is an effective marketing tool for Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) to promote their services in UAE and other booming markets. EIAC has technical cooperation with UKAS and NATA through Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs).
ABCL is accredited by EIAC as per requirements of ISO/IEC 17020. For detailed scope of accreditation, please refer to Services section of the website.
The Department of Economic Development (DED) is the government body entrusted to set and drive the economic agenda of the emirate of Dubai, UAE. The DED supports the structural transformation of Dubai into a diversified, innovative service-based economy that aims to improve the business environment and accelerate productivity growth. The DED and its agencies develop economic plans and policies, identify and support the growth of strategic sectors, and provide services to domestic and international investors and businesses. The DED is also a proud winner of the Distinguished Government Entity in the Dubai Government Excellence Programme 2012.
ABCL is registered and licensed by DED for the following activities under the Professional License No. 573961
- Physical & Mechanical Testing Activities
- Safety Consultancies
LEEA represent the lifting equipment industry at the highest levels, including UK, European and international standards organizations, government departments, the UK Health and Safety Executive and certification bodies. LEEA produces a number of publications, including LEEA Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Lifting Equipment (COPSULE). This code is recommended by the UK Health and Safety Executive and is generally accepted as the most authoritative source of information on specifying, using and maintaining lifting equipment. LEEA technical library provides a unique source of information on all aspects of the design, manufacture, testing, examination, certification and supply of lifting equipment, as well as its servicing and safe use.
In addition, their highly knowledgeable and experienced technical officers are available to provide Members with technical consultancy and advice services, as well as regular updates on a range of issues from new standards and regulations through to warnings about dangerous equipment. For over half a century, LEEA has been deeply involved in the preparation and implementation of British, international and European Standards through Membership of the British Standards Institution committees and similar bodies. LEEA also play an active role in legislative developments.
After successfully completing rigorous technical assessments from LEEA, ABCL has become one among the few Development members of LEEA in the Middle East region.