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Rehabilitation and Following Up the Environmental Laboratories Section

Tasks and Specializations:

  • Determine the mechanism of work between the authority and the licensing authority represented by the Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Municipality of Kuwait to accredit these laboratories, updating that mechanism periodically, and coordinating with relevant bodies such as the Supreme Council for Planning and Development, the Society of Kuwaiti Engineers and Kuwait University.
  • Update the accreditation booklet in accordance with the emerging requirements, provide it in a CD and sell it to those who wish.
  • Evaluating and classifying the environmental laboratories involved in any environmental activity according to the scientific experience, the number and experience of the environmental cadres working with the laboratory, the number and type of studies carried out by the laboratory, and the number and type of technical devices and equipment used by the laboratory.
  • Carry out field visits to the locations and headquarters of environmental laboratories.
  • Follow up the collection of fees for the approval and renewal of laboratories and environmental centers.
  • Study the data of applicants for accreditation or renewal, and make field visits to verify the validity of the submitted data, in coordination with the concerned authorities.
  • Submitting the data of applicants for accreditation, renewal or update to the competent authority, with a recommendation to this effect attached.
  • Follow up the analytical laboratories working in the environmental field, and coordinate with the departments of the General Environment Authority concerned with reviewing environmental impact assessment studies in order to evaluate the performance of those laboratories.
  • Preparing studies and plans on the rehabilitation and follow-up of environmental laboratories.
  • Prepare the department's annual work plan and budget and present it to the director of the department.
  • Preparing periodic reports of the activities and achievements of the department and submitting them to the director of the department.