Turkish ministry visits Certottica

The Italian National Accreditation body, Accredia, and the Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument, TAIEX, hosted representatives of the Turkish Ministry of Labor and Social Security on a study-visit at Certottica regarding “Conformity evaluation procedures and methods for testing the safety of sunglasses”.

The Turkish representatives were interested in learning about Market Surveillance procedures, the application of Directive 89/686/CEE on Personal Protection Devices and, in particular, the certification of sunglasses in accordance with standards ISO 12311:2013 and ISO 12312:201.

During the two-day “course” at Certottica, the representatives of the Ministry learned about conformity evaluation procedures and the test methods and equipment for determining the properties of sunglasses oriented toward guaranteeing user health and safety.

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