Statement on Impartiality


The Institute’s certification program is accredited by the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB). The Vibration Institute operates an objectively constructed certification program which certifies vibration analysts according to ISO 18436 Parts 1 and 2. The Vibration Institute places the utmost importance on the integrity, impartiality, and potential conflicts of interests in carrying out the management of the certification program to ensure fairness for applicants, candidates, and certificants.

Impartiality, objectivity, and conflicts of interests are continually addressed through the use of objective policies and procedures to ensure that all activities undertaken throughout the certification program are conducted in an independent and impartial manner.

The Vibration Institute aims to inspire confidence in the management and implementation of its certification program to applicants, candidates, certificants, and the public at large by:

  • Being impartial;
  • Being open;
  • Employing competent personnel;
  • Fairness;
  • Being responsive to complaints and appeals;
  • Transparency of processes; and Maintaining confidentiality.

If you have a question regarding this policy or the certification program please contact the Institute at (630) 654-2254 or at