EOS/ESD Association ESD Facility Certification
Facilities that choose to become certified In 2015, will have a choice to become certified to the 2007 or 2014 version.
In 2016, facility certifications will be based on the 2014 version only.
In order to meet the global need in the electronics industry for technically sound ESD Control Programs, EOS/ESD Association, Inc. has established an independent third party certification program. The program is administered by EOS/ESD Association, Inc. through country-accredited ISO9000 certified bodies that have met the requirements of this program. The Facility Certification Program evaluates a facility's ESD program based on industry standard ANSI/ESD S20.20 or IEC 61340-5-1.
Facility Certification Newsletter
ESD Facility Certification
EOS/ESD Association, Inc. Facility Certification Program evaluates a facility's ESD program based on industry standard ANSI/ESD S20.20-2007 or IEC 61340-5-1.
The ESD certification audit focuses on all the key elements of a good ESD program:
- ESD Control Element Selection & Function
- Purchasing (ESD-related contracts)
- Non-conforming product, and documentation control
Typically, audits take up to two days. EOS/ESD Association, Inc. certification program is based on one facility or several buildings in nearby proximity that are a part of the same line of business with a common management. Multiple locations require additional audits. Facilities must undergo the complete audit annually to be recertified.
The audit is conducted by an EOS/ESD Association certified certification body. Each employes staff that have been trained and certified by the ESD Association. A list of certification bodies is maintained at www.esda.org/s2020registrars.html. EOS/ESD Association, Inc. will continue to add new certification bodies as they are certified.
If your company's certification body is not certified with EOS/ESD Association, Inc., please have them contact the Association for materials and information about becoming certified.
certification bodies cover Asia, Europe, and North and South America.