NATA is Australia’s leading national accreditation body, providing government-backed assessment against a number of international standards for organisations that perform specific types of technical and scientific activities.

Nata certified organisations can enjoy a range of benefits and competitive advantages, including:

  • Assurance from globally recognised, government-endorsed and peer-reviewed accreditation.
  • Demonstrated competence based on commitment to quality, safety and reliability.
  • Recognition on a national and international level providing a competitive advantage over non-accredited organisations.
  • Access to globally renowned training courses and programs.
  • NATA’s active involvement with international accreditation bodies reduces the need for multiple certifications across numerous suppliers.
  • Nata offers innovative business solutions that provide member organisations unique advantages.

GCG Health, Safety & Hygiene is proud to be recognised by NATA through our NATA accredited quality management systems in our three in-house laboratory facilities. As part of our certification for technical competence, our lab technicians are qualified and trained in personal exposure analysis in accordance with NATA guidelines and strict in-house GCG manuals.

In addition to our NATA-endorsed lab facilities, GCG offers a number of workplace health and safety training courses, including:

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