Ghana Standards Authority Inspectorate

Updated: May-19-2020

General Information

Type of service provider
Inspection body
Physical postal address

Ghana Standards Authority, Okponglo, Tetteh Quarshie Interchange,Gulf House Off Legon Madina Road
Accra
Ghana

Phone number
(+233-302) 506-991-5, 500065/66
E-mail
gsanep [at] gsa.gov.gh
gsadir [at] gsa.gov.gh
Has the inspection body been accredited in any scopes?
Yes
Please indicate in which scope(s)?
Accredited to the ISO/IEC 17020:2012 Standard
Scope: Fish and Fishery Products
Accreditation body
DAkkS


Certificate Number: IS-15209-01 U1

Personnel

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Head of Organization

CEO Name
Prof Alex Dodoo
CEO E-mail
adodoo [at] gsa.gov.gh

Total inspection personnel

Total inspection personnel
100
Male personnel
46
Female personnel
54

Technical personnel

Technical personnel total
100
Male technical personnel
46
Female technical personnel
54

Inspectors permanently employed

Total inspectors
41
Male inspectors
20
Female inspectors
21

External freelance inspectors registered with the inspection body

Total freelancers registered
0
Male freelancers registered
0
Female freelancers registered
0

Technical Information

Technical Information

Type of inspection performed
A
Categories of inspection in which the IB offers services
Product
Process
Inspection fields
Engineering
Agriculture
Food
Manufactured products
Building and construction
Other
Other inspection fields
Textiles
Chemical Products



Chemical Products

Fuel and Petroleum Products


Textiles
Details of inspection services offered
Main field
Engineering
Sub-field
Polymers Electrical Cables
Sub-sub-field
Chemical Mechanical Electrical Civil
Sub-sub-sub-field
Electrical cables Plastic Products Iron Rods Electronic Products Mechanical Materials –gas appliances Toys, games, sports equipment
Stage at which inspection takes place
Raw Materials, Process, Finished Products
Inspection requirements or criteria
ISO/IEC17020:2012

LI 1541
Product Standards
Main field
Food
Sub-field
VEGETABLE PRODUCTS C Fish and Fishery Products Alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages Milk and milk Products Cocoa and Cocoa Preparations
Sub-sub-field
Processed Foods
Sub-sub-sub-field
VEGETABLE FATS AND OILS
Stage at which inspection takes place
Raw Materials, Process, Finished Products
Inspection requirements or criteria
ISO/IEC17020:2012
Main field
Agriculture
Sub-sub-sub-field
Fertilizers
Stage at which inspection takes place
Finished products
Inspection requirements or criteria
ISO/IEC17020:2012
Main field
Manufactured products
Sub-sub-field
Cosmetic s Wood Products Glass and Glassware
Sub-sub-sub-field
Pulp of wood Furniture
Stage at which inspection takes place
Raw Materials, Process, Finished Products
Finished Products
Inspection requirements or criteria
ISO/IEC17020:2012
Main field
Building and construction
Sub-field
Construction materials
Sub-sub-field
Civil
Sub-sub-sub-field
Cement, Concrete products Iron Rods, Floor tiles ,Roofing Materials
Stage at which inspection takes place
Raw Materials, Production Process, Finished Products
Inspection requirements or criteria
Building Codes,
ISO/IEC17020:2012
Is there a documented statement emphasising the commitment to impartiality in carrying out its inspection activities?
Yes
Where does the IB calibrate measuring instruments used during inspection?
In-house
Is the calibration facility accredited?
Yes
Does the inspection body outsource inspection work to other organizations?
No

Quality Control / Quality Management

Are there documented policies and procedures for qualifying and monitoring the competence of inspectors?
Yes
Does the inspection body operate a management system for assuring the quality of inspections?
Yes
Is the system documented in a Quality Manual?
Yes