MASC obtained SANAS accreditation in December 2009. MASC is accredited in accordance with the recognized International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005. MASC operates the first private sector SANAS accredited Certification Body (C83 accreditation) in Sub-Saharan Africa (C83 Schedule of Accreditation).The accreditation demonstrates technical competency for a wide scope of standards and the operation of a laboratory quality management system (T0444 Schedule of Accredication). For the full scope of accreditation click here. MASC obtained Governmental approval: Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) – Testing Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) – Markscheme Provider Department of Labour (DOL) – Approved Inspection authority MASC has obtained IECEx accreditation in August 2014 as an Ex Certification Body (ExCB) and Ex Test Laboratory (ExTL), in accordance with the Scheme Rules, IECEx 02. SAFA (South African Flameproof Association) is the acknowledged Hazardous Location / Explosion Protected equipment association in South Africa. MASC is a member of SAFA.