DAS (Direct Assessment Services) was established in 1998 and is one of the world's leading Certification Bodies. DAS trades in almost every business sector, with certified/registered organisations ranging from multi-nationals to small family-run businesses. Providing services to a wide range of manufacturing, commercial and services sectors, DAS assessorst have in-depth knowledge and experience of all industry sectors in which they work.
DAS Certification is accredited by UKAS - the respected IAF member National Accreditation Body from the UK.
DAS is an international organisation with southern head office and northern regional offices in the UK and overseas offices in: USA, Australia, Bulgaria, Brazil, Chile, Egypt, Romania, Portugal, Pakistan, New Zealand, Malaysia, Libya, Kuwait, SaudiArabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Thailand, Uraguay, Yemen, Russia, Oman, Bangladesh, China, India, Italy, Iran, Japan, Korea, Poland, Serbia, Vietnam, U.A.E and Turkey. DAS has over 400 permanent staff throughout the world and full-time assessors operating from all UK and overseas offices. DAS can also call upon over 100 associate assessors to supplement its own staff.
DAS now has over 10500 certificates of registration, providing certification to ISO 9001 (Qualtiy Management Systems), ISO 14001 and EMAS (Envionmental Management), and ISO27001 (Information Security Management Systems), and many other Certification Schemes are planned including ISO22000 & (ISO20000 application to UKAS made in February 2010).
DAS's Qualtiy Policy is to "ensure that the company's services are provided to meet our client's requirements by the provision of impartial and professional third party assessments."
DAS's philosophy is to develop a practical and professional relationship with its clients. The aim is to work in partnership with clients at all stages of the certification process to ensure that clients maximise the benefits of operating an effective management system, and ultimately to obtain certification/registration. DAS has built its reputation on providing a value for money, non-bureaucratic swift service to all sectors of the business.
The training and development division of DAS Training Ltd in association with IQMS is able to offer a comprehensive range of IRCA accredited and nong-accredited courses covering the implementation and assessment of management systems, quality, environment and health and safety, as well as schemes such as ISO27001 & ISO22000.